Suicide blast during prayer in mosque, 20 people including imam killed, 200 injured
Who did the explosions?
Officials have confirmed the death of the mosque’s imam, although the official death toll is yet to be released. A Taliban spokesman said there were two explosions in Herat. The cause of the explosion is being said to be a suicide attack. No organization has claimed responsibility for the explosion in the mosque in Afghanistan. Islamic Emirate spokesman Zabiullah Mujahidi expressed grief over Ansari’s death in a tweet and said those responsible for the attack would not be spared.
A large number of people used to come to listen to the imam who was killed in the blast. A large number of people were present in the mosque today as it was the occasion of Jumma Namaz.