A bomb has killed three people, including an imam, and injured 20 more during Friday prayers at a mosque in the Paktia Kot area of Kabul, Afghanistan, Reuters has reported citing the country's officials.
The name of the killed imam is Maulvi Paihan, he was a religious scholar and the mosque's imam.
Some internet users have described Maulvi Raihan as one of the most outstanding Islamic scholars in Afghanistan.
According to a local police spokesman, explosives might have been placed close to the mosque's altar. No group has claimed responsibility for this attack so far.
There were blasts today in a Quetta Mosque and in a Kabul Mosque people of Pakistan and Afghanistan must find out together that who is targeting their Mosques?Who is trying to create divisions and who is their common enemy?Unite and strike against the common enemy pic.twitter.com/w6GoDNsOIY— Hamid Mir (@HamidMirPAK) 24 мая 2019 г.