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Saturday, 21 October 2017 - 17:32
Suicide bombers kill over 76 in Afghanistan
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Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan killing 76 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.

The Afghan President condemned yesterday’s attacks saying the country’s security forces would step up the fight to “eliminate the terrorists who target Afghans of all religions and tribes”.

In the attack in Kabul, a suicide bomber walked into the Imam Zaman Mosque, in the western Dashte-e-Barchi neighbourhood, during prayers where he detonated his explosives vest, killing 56 and wounding 55, said Maj. Gen. Alimast Momand at the Interior Ministry.

The suicide bombing in a mosque in Ghor province, also during prayers, killed 20 people, including a warlord who was apparently the target of the attack.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for either attack, the latest in a devastating week that saw Taliban attacks kill scores across the country.

The US government strongly condemned the attacks in Kabul and Ghor, as well as other attacks carried out across Afghanistan this week.

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