Afghanistan: Dozens killed in suicide attack at Shia mosque in Herat

At least 30 Shia worshippers were killed, with the death toll expected to rise, after a suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Herat, Tuesday. A further 63 people were injured in the blast at Jawadia Mosque, with many of those injured rushed to Herat city’s main hospital. A Herat police spokesperson stated that two militants took part in the attack, one armed with a suicide vest and the other... Еще with a rifle. Some 300 people were inside the mosque at the time. A group of locals from Herat, a predominantly Shia city, later set fire to a police station in reaction to the attack and the consequent response from law enforcement personnel.

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