Suicide bomber kills 46 at Afghanistan mosque, wounds more than 140
CA, 09 Oct 2021
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A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing 46 people and wounding more than 140, the state-run Bakhtar news agency said.
Video footage showed bodies surrounded by debris inside the mosque, which primarily serves members of the minority Shi'ite Muslim community.
No group immediately claimed responsibility. The blast follows several attacks, including one at a mosque in Kabul, in recent weeks, some of which have been claimed by the Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State.
The attacks have underscored security challenges for the Taliban, which took over the country in August and have since carried out operations against Islamic State cells in Kabul.
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