Kabul mosque bombing: Death toll rises drastically

Kabul mosque bombing: Death toll rises drastically
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Over fifty people including women, children, and security personnel were killed or wounded in a coordinated attack on a mosque in Kabul city this afternoon.

The incident took place after a group of insurgents launched an attack on Imam Zaman mosque.

The Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the incident and said over 50 people were killed or wounded in the attack.

Danish further added that at least ten civilians including women and children, a personnel of the Afghan police special forces, and two personnel of the public order police forces were among those killed.

He said at least thirty civilians, 7 personnel of the special forces of the police forces, and a personal of the public order police forces were among those wounded.

According to Danish, the security forces managed to evacuate at least 107 people from the site of the incident.

No group including the Taliban or ISIS militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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