Several civilians killed in massive blast near mosque in Kabul
Kabul: Several people were killed while others were injured due to a massive blast near the entrance of the large Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul today.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that a number of civilians died in the explosion outside a mosque in the Afghan capital.
A spokesman from the interior ministry, Qari Sayed Khosti, told AFP: “Our initial information shows two civilians were killed and three wounded in the blast.”
The blast took place reportedly during a prayer ceremony for Mujahid’s mother, who died last week. All people and friends were attending the prayer ceremony.