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-


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.     



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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