ACCEPTANCE – A bomb exploded in a crowded area near the Eid Gah mosque in the heart of Kabul during the funeral ceremony for the mother of the Ministry of Information spokesperson. Zabihullah Mujahid, died a few days ago. The dead would be 12, according to security sources cited by Al Jazeera, same figure also indicated by the Russian agency Sputnik. At least 32 were injured, four of whom were transported to the Emergency hospital.
Taliban fighters were not injured in the attack, the spokesman said Bilal Karimi all’Associated Press. The victims were civilians outside the mosque gate. “I heard the sound of an explosion near the Eid Gah mosque, followed by gunshots,” Abdullah, a nearby shopkeeper, told the news agency. Afp, adding that the Taliban blocked the road just before the attack. At the time of the attack, Zabihullah Mujahid was inside the temple. The Eid Gah Mosque is located a few meters from the Presidential Palace and the Ministry of Defense
Nobody claimed responsibility for the attack but attacks by ISIS militiamen have increased in Afghanistan since the Taliban took power.