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    Another Mosque Attack in Afghanistan After Blast in Kabul Leaves Dozens Dead

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    The second suicide bomber blew himself up in a Sunni mosque in the province of Ghor in Afghanistan, where both the Taliban and Daesh terrorist groups are still active.

    District governor Mohsen Danishyar reported that the attack claimed lives of 30 people, however, the provincial governor confirmed only 10 deaths. Later the police spokesman announced that 33 worshippers were killed.

    It is believed that the target of the blast was a senior provincial police commander who is likely dead.

    Earlier in the day the terrorist attack was carried out in the Afghan Capital, Kabul, and targeted a Shi'ite mosque. The death toll stands at 32 with 41 injured.


    CORRECTION: Initially we reported that blast took place in Kabul


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