IS-K claims Kandahar mosque blast; Taliban pledge to step up security
The Times of India Mumbai|October 17, 2021
Kabul: The Islamic State affiliate active in Afghanistan, known as IS-Khorasan, claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in the southern part of the country that killed 47 people and wounded scores more. Relatives laid the bodies of the victims to rest on Saturday and called on the Taliban to protect them.

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