At least six civilians died and 30 were injured in a suicide bomb attack near a mosque in Afghanistan’s Kabul on Friday, Tolo News reported. Interior Ministry Spokesperson Najib Danish said three suspects had been arrested for the alleged suicide blast.
The explosion occurred around 2 pm in the Qala-e-Fathullah locality of Kabul. The report quoted eyewitnesses as saying that the suicide bomber was grazing sheep nearby, and there was more than one attacker.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Public Health, Ismail Kawoosi, said the injured were taken to a government hospital.
The bomber blew himself up about 1,000 meters from the Hussainia Mosque just after Friday prayers were completed and as people were leaving the mosque, AP reported.
No terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.