Bomb kills at least one, injures 16 during prayers in Kabul mosque

Earlier, a blast rocked a mosque in Pakistan, killing two and injuring 12 people. The explosion also happened during Friday prayers in a mosque in Quetta, according to Dunya News.

A bomb has killed at least one person and injured 16 more during Friday prayers in a mosque in the Paktia Kot area of Kabul, Afghanistan, the country’s ministry of interior affairs has said. 

According to the ministry, the name of the dead person is Maulvi Paihan, he was a religious scholar and the mosque’s imam. 

Some Internet users have described Maulvi Raihan as one of the most outstanding Islamic scholars in Afghanistan.