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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Gunman Storms Mosque, Kills 10 Worshipers During Evening Prayers


It has been uncovered that no less than 10 individuals were slaughtered when a shooter opened fire on worshipers in a Shiite mosque in Kabul. 

The miserable episode happened on Friday as they accumulated for night prayers, authorities said. It is the most recent assault to hit the Afghan capital. 

As per Agence France Presse, AFP, Kabul Crime Branch boss General Mohammad Salim Almas said an assailant "entered the mosque in Police District 13 of Kabul city... (also, opened fire on worshippers," 

He portrayed the shooter as a suicide bomber. A wellbeing service representative disclosed to AFP that 10 bodies had been taken to doctor's facilities in the city however that figure could change. 

Onlookers told nearby media that more than 30 individuals had been slaughtered and around 50 others injured in the assault yet those figures couldn't be promptly checked. 

Kabul police representative Abdul Basir Mujahid said there had been a blast inside the mosque however it was not clear on the off chance that it had been caused by a suicide plane or a projectile. 

"There were losses and they were taken to the clinic," Mujahid told AFP. 

"We don't know many were killed and injured." 

A representative for the inside service said the blast occurred at the Imam Zaman mosque in the west of the city in a Shiite neighborhood. 

"Investigative groups have been conveyed. The reason and nature of the blast have not been resolved yet," the representative told AFP. 

There was no prompt claim of obligation regarding the assault yet late strikes on Shiite mosques have been done by Islamic State aggressors, who have a place with the opponent Sunni branch of Islam.

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