Security forces at the scene of the explosion have removed at least 30 dead bodies, the exact number of victims is still unknown. The suicide attack occurred at the Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, while Shi'ite worshippers gathered for prayers.
According to reports, the attacker walked into the mosque where he detonated his explosives. No terrorist group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
The situation in Afghanistan has worsened noticeably in recent months. The radical Taliban movement, which has already seized considerable territory in rural areas of the country, has launched an offensive against large cities.
Dead bodies in corner of Imam Zaman Mosque, West of Kabul. pic.twitter.com/jbfY5pz2Rp— Muslim Shirzad (@MuslimShirzad) 20 октября 2017 г.
Additionally, the influence of the Daesh terrorist group has increased. Afghan Security Forces have been conducting anti-terrorist operations throughout the country.