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Afghanistan: Blast rocks MoI mosque, 4 die

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 05 Oct 2022

Afghanistan: Blast rocks MoI mosque, 4 die

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Kabul: At least four people died and 25 others were hurt as a blast rocked the mosque of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in Afghanistan capital city Kabul on Wednesday.

An investigation into the incident has been started.

Emergency NGO tweeted: "After a bomb attack in a mosque at the Interior Ministry, EMERGENCY NGO Surgical Centre has received 20 patients - 2 were already dead on arrival. This is the 2nd mass casualty the hospital has handled in recent days, and the 23rd of the year so far."

Abdul Nafay Takor, a spokesman for the MoI, told Tolo News that the blast happened at a mosque while some employees of the ministry were praying.

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.