Afghanistan: Death toll from explosion at school in Khost reaches 7

By ANI | Published: October 7, 2021 11:34 AM2021-10-07T11:34:21+5:302021-10-07T11:45:03+5:30

The death toll from an explosion at a religious school in the eastern Afghan province of Khost has risen to seven, Sputnik reported citing a security source.

Afghanistan: Death toll from explosion at school in Khost reaches 7 | Afghanistan: Death toll from explosion at school in Khost reaches 7

Afghanistan: Death toll from explosion at school in Khost reaches 7

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The death toll from an explosion at a religious school in the eastern Afghan province of Khost has risen to seven, Sputnik reported citing a security source.

The incident also left more than 15 people injured.

According to the report, a hand grenade exploded at the school.

On Sunday, another explosion occurred near Eid Gah mosque in Kabul.

A source in the Taliban told Sputnik that 12 people were killed in the explosion, while 32 were injured.

Three people were arrested in connection with the attack, according to a spokesman for the interim government.

The Islamic State has taken responsibility for the explosion.

( With inputs from ANI )

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