The militant group Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP) has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing attack on a mosque in the Afghan city of Kunduz. This was reported by the international media Al Jazeera on Friday (October 8) night. The attack was carried out on the same day.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said this afternoon, a bomb had exploded at a mosque belonging to one of our Shia compatriots. As a result, several of our compatriots have been martyred and injured.
He did not give a death toll, but a health official told AFP News that at least 15 people had been killed and dozens injured. The BBC says the death toll is 50.
Another Taliban official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that at least 28 people had been killed. According to another source, at least 90 people were injured in the incident.