PESHAWAR, 21 October: At least 60 people were killed and over 50 others sustained injuries in suicide blasts in two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday.
According to foreign media reports, a militant opened fire on worshipers in Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul and then exploded his suicide jacket. At least 39 people lost their lives in the blast and 45 others sustained injuries.
Another suicide blast in a mosque in Ghor province also killed 20 people and injured 10 others. The Ghor mosque attack appeared to target a local leader from Jamiat political party, Balkh provincial governor Atta Muhammad Noor said.
Kabul Police spokesman Bashir Mujahid said the Kabul blast occurred in a Shia mosque.
Two days ago, 43 soldiers were killed and 24 injured in a suicide attack on a military camp in Kandahar. A day earlier, 32 policemen were killed and over 200 injured in suicide attack on a police training centre in Paktia province.