Afghan mosque explosion kills 21, injures 33

A bomb explosion in a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan has led to the death of 21 while 33 others were left injured.

According to the BBC, the incident happened on Wednesday during the time of the evening prayers.

Reports revealed that the mosque’s Imam was also killed in the explosion.

Those behind the attack are yet to be known as the police are still carrying out their investigation.

Security forces have now sealed off the blast scene in Kabul.

Witnesses described hearing a powerful explosion which shattered windows in nearby buildings.

It was also revealed that in the past month, three prominent religious leaders were targeted in Kabul and there were assassinations in other cities.