Afghanistan: Several feared dead after blast hits mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif

Preliminary reports confirm there are at least 25 casualties

By AFP

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Reuters file for illustrative purposes
Reuters file for illustrative purposes

Published: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 3:06 PM

Last updated: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 4:16 PM

A blast at a mosque Thursday in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan caused dozens of casualties, a Taliban official said, the second attack against a Shia target in three days.

“Preliminary reports confirm there are at least 25 casualties,” Zabihullah Noorani, head of Balkh province’s information and culture department, told AFP.



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