A terrible explosion in a mosque in Kabul. At least 21 people are feared dead. At least 40 injured. However, the number of casualties is expected to increase. Imam of that mosque is also among the dead.
According to local police, the intensity of the explosion was so strong that the windows of nearby houses shook. Ambulance quickly reached the spot. The injured were rescued and sent to a local hospital.
A Taliban official said the blast occurred during prayers at a mosque in Kabul’s Khairkhana area.
An investigation into the incident has started.