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Bomb blast near mosque kills 7 in western Afghanistan

The blast which took place near the main Sunni mosque in Herat city also wounded eight people.

Published: 06th June 2017 06:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2017 10:41 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KABUL: An Afghan official says a bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed at least seven people and wounded eight others.     

Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat province, says today's blast took place near the main Sunni mosque in Herat city, adding that the toll could rise.     

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In the capital, Kabul, police say a rocket struck the Indian diplomatic compound without killing or wounding anyone.     

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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