Bombing outside Kabul’s main mosque leaves at least 2 dead, Taliban says

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2021
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A bombing outside Kabul’s main mosque killed at least two Afghan civilians and left others wounded, the Taliban says.

The explosion, at Eid Gah Mosque, is the first major attack in the city since the Islamic State targeted Kabul airport in August while thousands attempted to escape the country as it fell to the Taliban.

Qari Muhammad Saeed Khosti, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, confirmed the death toll to The Washington Post via telephone but cautioned that the number could rise. “I don’t have an exact number of casualties,”...

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