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Suicide attack on Kabul mosque kills at least 27: govt official

Latest Update: November 21, 2016 | 121 Views
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At least 27 people were killed and 17 wounded following a suicide attack at a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, with a rise in casualties feared, a government spokesman said on Monday.

“Until now, 17 wounded and eight dead bodies have been carried to hospitals by the Kabul ambulance. The number of casualties could be bigger,” said Mohmmad Ismail Kawusi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health.

Reuters