A huge explosion struck a mosque in Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday, witnesses and police said, with many feared dead or injured.
Police said there were multiple casualties but did not say how many. One Taliban intelligence official said as many as 35 people may have been wounded or killed, and the toll could rise further. Al Jazeeraquoted an unidentified official as giving a death toll of 20.
Kabul’s Emergency Hospital said on Twitter they had received 27 patients wounded in the blast, including a seven-year-old child.