YEMEN Press Agency

3 killed, 30 injured as blast hits mosque in Kabul

KABUL, Sept. 23 (YPA) – At least two people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday, in an explosion near the Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan Mosque in in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.

According to Abdul Nafi Takoor, the Interior Ministry spokesman, the explosion occurred when the worshippers were leaving the mosque, and the victims were civilians.

Security forces have arrived at the blast site in Kabul and are blocking off traffic.

No one has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Wazir Akbar Khan, the area of the blast, is known as the green zone and is the location of foreign diplomatic missions.