Islamic State says it carried out Afghan Shi’ite mosque bombing

A man cleans debris from the site of a suicide bombing attack in a Shi'ite mosque in Gardez, Paktia province, Afghanistan August 4, 2018.REUTERS/Stringer

CAIRO – Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a Shi’ite Muslim mosque in eastern Afghanistan that killed 39 people and wounded at least 80 others. In a statement carried by its Amaq news agency, the group said around 150 Shi’ites and security forces members were killed or wounded in Friday’s […]

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