28 people died because of a terrorist act.
The number of victims of Friday’s terrorist attack at a Shiite mosque Imami-Zamon in the area of Kalai Nagorho in the North of Kabul has risen to 28 people, injuring more than 50, said the head of the press center of the interior Ministry of Afghanistan Najib Donish.
Among the dead two members of the special police unit and two police officers of public security.
Responsibility for the attack on the mosque took over an offshoot of the banned in many countries of the terrorist group “Islamic state” in Afghanistan “IG – Khorasan”.
Published in Arabic in social media statement, the group argues that an attack on a mosque in the North of the Afghan capital carried out by militants of the terrorist group.
Terrorists have published in social networks photos of the two gunmen, who in appearance, 18-20 years old, supposedly immigrants from Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, which is attributed to an attack on a Shiite mosque.
The radical Islamic movement “Taliban” has denied involvement in the attack. The representative of the Taliban Zabiulla Mujahid said that the goal of such attacks is to cause tensions among the population.
Four armed terrorists attacked a mosque, when in the temple, full of worshippers, continued Friday service. Eyewitnesses told the media that one of the attackers first made up in a crowd of worshippers, three other militants shot the guards of the mosque and broke into the temple grounds. First, the extremists threw hand grenades into the crowd of believers, and then opened fire with small arms.
Several hours later, the terrorists who held hostage more than 200 worshippers, and was eliminated.
As reported, the President of the United States Donald trump presented his vision of the new strategy of the American forces in Afghanistan, saying that their hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan will leave a vacuum for terrorists, which they certainly will not fail to take advantage of.
The new strategy is not “micromanagement from Washington”, and the delegation of more powers to local commanders. In addition, Americans, according to trump, will no longer be engaged in Afghanistan “nation-building”, and will “kill the terrorists”. Donald trump also signed a decree on sending 4 thousand soldiers.
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