The Latest: Islamic State claims horrific mosque attack
- 2 Aug 2017 at 20:49
- WRITER: ASSOCIATED PRESS
People survey the destruction a day after a suicide bomb attack at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing attack earlier in the day on a NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan. (EPA photo)
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):
Thousands of angry residents carried the bodies of 31 people who died in a horrific suicide attack on a Shiite Mosque in western Herat. Meanwhile, the Islamic State group on its affiliated Amaq news agency, took responsibility, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.