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16 Killed, 50 injured in Faizabad Mosque Explosion

8 Jun 2023 - 14:59

After an explosion struck a mosque in Faizabad, Badakhshan province, 16 people were reportedly killed, and over 50 others were injured.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, The explosion targeted the memorial ceremony for the Islamic Emirate deputy governor of Badakhshan province, who was killed in a suicide bomb blast this week, according to the Sputnik Telegram Channel.

So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Nisar Ahmad Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, was killed in a car bomb along with his driver and six others were injured on Tuesday.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack that killed the Islamic Emirate deputy governor and his driver.

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