as a minimum 10 killed, many greater feared useless after explosion at Kabul mosque - CNN

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at the least 10 individuals were killed and 30 wounded after an explosion at a mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul after Friday prayers, Taliban spokesperson for the manager of police Khalid Zadran stated – however eyewitnesses stated they feared many more had died.

The blast took place within the Serahi Alauddin area of the metropolis, deepest Afghan channel TOLO news suggested citing an eyewitness.

Emergency, a non-governmental corporation that presents free scientific and surgical medication to Afghan civilians, mentioned in a tweet that 20 wounded individuals had been treated at its hospital following the explosion.

at least two UN team of workers members and their families were internal the Khalifa Sahib Mosque at the time of the attack, UN deputy spokesman for the secretary usual talked about Friday.

Farhan Haq noted he condemned the attack within the "strongest terms," calling it "the latest in a series of indiscriminate assaults on civilian objectives."

In a statement posted to Twitter Friday, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid also referred to he condemned the attack, which took area days before the conclusion of Ramadan.

"We strongly condemn today's blast at a mosque in Kabul's sixth District. Such brutal killings right through this speedy are the work of circles that don't have anything to do with Islam or the nation," Mujahid tweeted on Friday.

"The Islamic Emirate extends its deepest sympathies to the households of the victims. The perpetrators of these crimes will soon be found and punished, God willing," he brought.

A collection of lethal blasts, above all targeting the Hazara Shia group, has rocked a number of Afghan cities over the past two weeks.

final week, 33 americans had been killed and dozens have been injured in a blast at a mosque in Afghanistan's Kunduz province all over Friday prayers, according to Taliban spokesman Mujahid.

That blast adopted other attacks in outdated days – one within the metropolis of Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan and yet another in Kunduz, along with distinct explosions earlier within the week at a high school and academic middle in western Kabul.

many of the recent assaults had been claimed by means of ISIS affiliate neighborhood and Taliban rival ISIS-Khorsan (ISIS-ok). Friday's explosion has yet to be claimed with the aid of any group.

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