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Afghanistan: 7 killed in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat

News Agencies | Updated on: 6 June 2017, 17:51 IST
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At least seven people were killed after a heavy explosion ripped through the Jam-e-Mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, during a funeral ceremony on 6 June.

Tolo News quoted the Ministry of Interior as saying that at least seven people were killed in the explosion and 16 others were wounded.

Ministry officials said that explosives placed on a motorcycle were detonated at the entrance gate to the mosque.

More details to follow.

-ANI

First published: 6 June 2017, 17:51 IST
 
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