Suicide bomb attack as gunmen storm mosque in Kabul

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TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – Gunmen stormed a Shia Muslim mosque and opened fire on worshipers after a suicide bomb attack in Kabul during Friday prayers.

A suicide bomber detonated himself at the gate of a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers while another attacker went inside, Ruters reported.

Witnesses told gunmen threw grenades and then entered the mosque. Police who had surrounded the building said the attack had caused some casualties and they were preparing to try to clear the mosque.

Ministry of Interior spokesman Najob Danish said there were casualties but did not provide details.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

MNA/Reuters

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