Despite the Taliban's assertion that they have brought security to the nation, the country is witnessing regular attacks, mostly claimed by the Islamic State.
Kandahar attack came a week after a similar suicide attack at a Shia mosque in northern Kunduz province that killed more than 100 people.
The Islamic State (IS) terror group had claimed responsibility for the Kunduz mosque bombing on October 8.
Srinagar: Two persons were injured on Sunday in a mysterious blast inside a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police said the explosion occurred in Chowgam village mosque when it was being cleaned. “Two people were injured. The blast seems to have been caused due to the malfunctioning of pipes,” a police officer said. “The […]
Kabul: At least 16 people were killed and 40 injured on Friday in an explosion at a mosque in Afghanistan’s conflict-ridden eastern Nangarhar province, officials said. The incident took place around 2 pm when people attended Friday prayers at the mosque in the Haska-Mena district, Nangarhar Police spokesperson Mubariz Atal told Efe news. “Initial information […]
Kabul: At least 62 people were killed and around 60 others were wounded in two blasts inside a mosque in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan during Friday prayers. Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesperson for the Nangarhar governor, confirmed the toll. The mosque is in the Jaw Dara area of the Haska Meyna district of Nangarhar. The incident […]
Dhaka: Twenty four people have now died and around 50 are injured after six air conditioners exploded during prayers in a mosque in Bangladesh’s Fatullah town. So far, a total of 24 people, including a child, have died from burn injuries sustained in the blasts which took place around 9 pm on Friday, said Dr […]
Dhaka: The death toll from a near-simultaneous explosion of six air conditioners in a mosque on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka rose to 27, with one more victim succumbing to his injuries, according to a media report. A 30-year-old man died on Monday while undergoing treatment at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn […]