Islamic State claims mosque attack in Afghanistan's Herat

30 worshippers were killed in the attack

Afp August 02, 2017
The Shia mosque after it was attacked by suicide bombers in Herat on Tuesday. PHOTO:AFP

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack a day earlier against a Shia mosque in Afghanistan that left dozens dead.

"Around 50 Shias killed and 80 wounded in an attack by Islamic State fighters yesterday on a mosque in western Afghanistan's Herat," the group's propaganda outlet Amaq said.

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Afghan authorities said earlier that 30 worshippers including children were killed and 64 wounded when suicide bombers throwing grenades stormed the Jawadya mosque in the western city near the Iranian border late Tuesday.

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Faisal | 2 years ago | Reply | Recommend Retards. Hope IS is WIPED out soon from the face of the earth. Murderers and terrorists that don't know anything else!
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