It’s the second week operating that an assault has focused Friday prayers at a Shia mosque. The vast majority of Afghans follow Sunni Islam.
“Terrorism continues in Afghanistan with at the least 30 killed, scores injured, in suicide assault at Kandahar’s largest Shia mosque,” the United Nations Help Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) stated of Friday’s assault.
Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid additionally condemned the incident in a press release, and stated the perpetrators could be “delivered to justice.”
No declare of duty for Friday’s assault has but been made.
The fear group has launched a sequence of assaults for the reason that Taliban seized management of Afghanistan two months in the past. Others embrace a suicide assault at Kabul’s airport in August and a spate of bombings focusing on members of the Taliban within the jap Afghan metropolis of Jalalabad.