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Afghan mosque blast ‘kills many’

An explosion at a mosque in the Afghan city of Herat has killed at least 20 people and injured dozens more. The blast, which struck the Jawadia mosque, coincided with evening prayers. One doctor told the Associated Press news agency that 20 bodies had been transported to his hospital. A …

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Gunfire after explosions hit Kabul

Gunfire has been heard after several explosions in the Afghan capital, Kabul, reportedly near the Iraqi embassy, police say. The incident is said to have happened in the Shaw-e Naw neighbourhood in the north-west of the city. Police confirmed to Afghan media that an explosion had taken place. However, details …

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