The Interior ministry of Afghanistan on Friday announced that at least seven died in the bomb explosion near a mosque in Kabul.
It was reported that a car packed with explosives blew up outside the Wazir Akbar Mosque after the Friday prayers.
The mosque is often attended by senior Taliban commanders and fighters.
Interior ministry spokesman Abdul Nafy Takor, who confirmed the explosion said; ‘’at least seven people had been killed and 41 others were wounded, including children.’’
Takor said; “The explosion occurred when worshippers were heading home,”
Investigations are ongoing as no group has claimed the attack.
Meanwhile, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) described the explosion as “a bitter reminder of ongoing insecurity and terrorist activity in Afghanistan”.