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An explosion occurred at a mosque in Kabul during evening prayers, injuring dozens, police say<!-- wp:html --><p><em></em></p> <p><em></em></p> <p class="copyright">Insider</p> <p></p> <p>Authorities said a major explosion occurred at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday during evening prayers, according to multiple <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-62581102">media</a> <a href="https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/huge-explosion-hits-kabul-mosque-many-casualties-feared-2022-08-17/">reports</a>.</p> <p>At least three people were killed and dozens were injured, <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/17/middleeast/kabul-mosque-explosion-afghanistan-intl/index.html">CNN</a> reported. Emergency, an Italian NGO that operates in Kabul, <a href="https://twitter.com/emergency_ngo/status/1559947673968467970?s=20&t=VgQ9zK5xNizgqRacZDllhQ">tweeted</a> that at least 27 people were wounded, including five children.</p> <p>The explosion happened roughly one year after the US military pulled its forces out of Afghanistan.</p> <p><em>This story is developing. Please check back for updates.</em></p> <div class="read-original">Read the original article on <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/explosion-mosque-kabul-afghanistan-killed-injured-2022-8">Business Insider</a></div><!-- /wp:html -->

Authorities said a major explosion occurred at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday during evening prayers, according to multiple media reports.

At least three people were killed and dozens were injured, CNN reported. Emergency, an Italian NGO that operates in Kabul, tweeted that at least 27 people were wounded, including five children.

The explosion happened roughly one year after the US military pulled its forces out of Afghanistan.

This story is developing. Please check back for updates.

Read the original article on Business Insider

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