Prominent Imam killed in Herat mosque blast

Prominent Imam killed in Herat mosque blast

Herat, Afghanistan:A key cleric Mawlawi Mujib Rahman Ansari was killed in a blast outside a mosque in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat on Friday, a spokesman for provincial administration has confirmed.
The blast happened during the Friday prayers inside the mosque and was due to a suicide attack, local local officials said..
There are no details about the number of casualties but local people said that many people were killed and wounded in the blast.
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.
Islamic Emirate spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid on Twitter expressed sorrow over the death of Ansari and said that the perpetrators of the blast would be held accountable.
UNI

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