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Bomb blast near a mosque in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, 15 people including Imam injured


Blast in Afghanistan: A bomb exploded during prayers near a mosque in Afghanistan on Friday. So far 15 people have been reported injured in this. A Taliban spokesman gave this information. The bomb exploded during prayers at a mosque in Spin Ghar district of Nangarhar province. 15 people including the imam of the mosque were injured in this blast. Giving information about the incident, Atal Shinwari, a resident of the area said that the explosion took place in the inner part of the mosque at around 1:30 pm. At the same time, another resident said that 15 people have been injured, out of which three are in critical condition.

A Taliban official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the blast and said the casualties were expected to rise. However, the Taliban official did not give further details of the incident. No terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the blast in the mosque so far.

According to the agency Reuters, there were Sunni Muslims in the mosque where the blast took place. Since the Taliban took control of the power of Afghanistan, there have been continuous blasts in mosques. Recently there were blasts on many Shia mosques. In the early week of October, there were bombings inside a mosque in Kunduz city of Afghanistan, for which the terrorist group Islamic State claimed responsibility. In this attack 80 people were killed and hundreds were injured.

Even before this, on October 15, there was a loud explosion in a Shia mosque in Kandahar city during the Friday prayers. In this 37 people were killed and 70 were injured. Islamic State had claimed responsibility for this attack. At the same time, the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Shia mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan and issued a letter expressing grief for those killed.

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