Afghanistan: Dozens dead in suicide attack on Kandahar Shi’ite mosque

More than 35 people have been killed after a Shi”ite mosque was hit by explosions during Friday prayers at Kandahar in southern Afghanistan. Around 70 people were wounded. It’s a week since a suicide bomb attack targeted Shi’ite worshipers in Kunduz in the north of the country, killing 46 people, for which the Islamic State … Read more

Deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Medical sources and a provincial official confirmed a toll of more than 30, and at least 15 ambulances were rushing to and from the scene Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, witnesses said, killing at least 41 people and injuring scores more. The assault came … Read more

Deadly blasts hit Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Map of Afghanistan showing location of Kandahar, where an explosion hit a Shiite mosque on Friday Blasts tore through a Shiite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during weekly prayers on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 32 others. Another witness also said that three blasts rocked the mosque in the … Read more

Norway says bow-and-arrow attack appears to be an ‘act of terror’

The killing of five people in Norway in a bow-and-arrow attack appears to be an “act of terror,” the Norwegian security service said Thursday, with the suspect, a Danish Muslim convert, already on their radar over fears he had been radicalised. Four women and a man died and two others were injured on Wednesday in … Read more

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