ISIS Claims Suicide Attack At Mosque In Afghan Capital Which Kills 12


A suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shiite mosque in Kabul killed 12 people and wounded scores more Friday, officials said, the latest assault to highlight deteriorating security in Afghanistan.

Gunshots and explosions could be heard during the attack that lasted around four hours and witnesses reported seeing worshippers smash windows to escape.

Heavily-armed security forces surrounded the building and managed to rescue more than 100 worshippers, according to the interior ministry. Read more here.



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