Explosion in Afghan mosque leaves multiple victims (VIDEOS)

A powerful explosion at a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday left several victims. According to witnesses, the explosion occurred w...

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  • A powerful explosion at a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday left several victims.
  • According to witnesses, the explosion occurred while people were praying.
  • Until now, the cause of the explosion is unknown.

A powerful explosion at a mosque in northern Afghanistan left several victims early Friday, according to witnesses. The blast occurred at a Shiite mosque in Kunduz province during the weekly prayer service on Friday.

Witnesses said they were praying when they heard the explosion. The cause was not immediately clear. The Taliban leaders have been grappling with a growing threat from the local Islamic State affiliate, known as Islamic State in Khorasan.

Explosion in mosque leaves several dead

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ISIS militants have stepped up attacks to attack rivals, including two deadly bombings in Kabul. IS has also targeted religious minorities in Afghanistan in attacks.

Different videos and shocking images have been published on social networks that seem to show the bodies of the victims scattered and bloody on the floor of the mosque. To see the videos you can click HERE, HERE and HERE.

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