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Suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Kabul kills at least 30 people

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack

AP/PTI  |  Kabul 

An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45.

Major General Alimast Momand says the attacker was on foot and walked into to the today in the city's Dashti Barch area where he detonated his explosives.

The head of the area's Isteqlal Hospital, Mohammad Sabir Nassib, says it has received the bodies of two people slain in the attack as well as two wounded.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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First Published: Fri, October 20 2017. 21:33 IST