ISIS claims responsibility for blast in Kunduz mosque that killed over 100 residents

ISIS-K or Islamic State Khorasan has claimed the responsibility for the deadly blast in the Kunduz mosque on Friday

A massive blast that took place in Sayed Abad Mosque in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan as local residents attended the Friday prayer in mosque on October 8.

 

ISIS-K or Islamic State Khorasan has claimed the responsibility for the deadly blast in the Kunduz mosque on Friday.

 

As per to the New York Times, Friday's blast was the deadliest attack by the ISIS group since the suicide bombing at the international airport in Kabul on August 26 which has killed nearly 170 civilians and 13 US troops.

 

The Friday blast has claimed in Kunduz mosque took more than 100 lives.

 

According to a report by Sputnik,it cited a eyewitness,"More than 100 people were killed and about 20 people were injured in the explosion in the mosque."

 

As the Taliban militants took over Afghanistan in mid of August, the attacks by ISIS affiliated terrorists against them have increased.

 

The increasing terrorist attacks has raised the possibility of a broader conflict between the two militants groups.

 

Earlier on October 3, a minimum of twelve people died and 32 others suffered injuries in a blast at Kabul. The blast took place in a crowded place at the Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul.

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