03 August 2017

News Story: Death Toll In Herat Mosque Attack Rises To 29

The death toll in Tuesday night’s bombing at the Jawadia Mosque in Bekr  Abad area in Herat city has risen to 29, officials confirmed.

Herat officials said in addition to those killed, over 60 people were wounded in the attack.

According to them, a suicide bomber opened fire on worshipers inside the mosque before detonating his explosives.

Herat’s governor Mohammad Asif Rahimi condemned the attack and said that the people of Herat would stand united against the enemy.

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