The death toll from a coordinated attack on a mosque in Kabul city has climbed to more than 30 people while over 40 others have sustained injuries.

The security sources confirmed that the death toll after the attack ended late on Friday, hours after a group of insurgents belonging to the ISIS terrorist group stormed the mosque.

The attack took place in the vicinity of Khair Khana area of the city, targeting a Shi’ite mosque, Imam Zaman mosque.

In the meantime, the Ministry of Public Health officials said the death toll has surpassed twenty people but did not confirm the exact toll.

The officials further added that over 40 people have also sustained injuries in the attack.

The Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish earlier confirmed that over 50 people were killed or wounded in the attack.

Danish further added that at least ten civilians including women and children, a personnel of the Afghan police special forces, and two personnel of the public order police forces were among those killed.

He said at least thirty civilians, 7 personnel of the special forces of the police forces, and a personal of the public order police forces were among those wounded.


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