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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

5 killed, one injured in Kabul mosque shooting


Five members of a family were shot dead and another was injured in a shooting inside a mosque in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Wednesday, Kabul police spokesman, Khalid Zadran said.

An armed man carrying a pistol opened fire on worshippers inside a mosque in Kabul on Wednesday morning, killing five people, all members of the same family, Zadran confirmed in talks with Xinhua news agency.

One more person was injured in the incident, which took place in Khawja Rawash locality of Police District 9 on the eastern edge of Kabul city, the official added.

Preliminary investigation indicates that enmity could be behind the bloody shooting, the official said, adding investigation has been initiated to locate and bring the culprits to justice.

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