Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56: officials

Death toll in Kabul Shiite mosque attack jumps to 56: officialsThe death toll in the Shiite mosque attack in Kabul has jumped to 56, officials said Saturday, as the Afghan capital reels from the latest deadly violence. “The toll from yesterday’s Imam Zaman mosque attack has increased to 56 killed, including women and children, and 55 wounded,” an interior ministry spokesman told AFP. Officials had previously put the number of dead at 39 and 45 wounded in the attack claimed by the Islamic State group, which belongs to the rival Sunni branch of Islam.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines