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Afghanistan: 7 killed in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat

Afghanistan: 7 killed in explosion at Great Mosque of Herat
An Afghan policeman walks out of a mosque after a suicide bomb attack in the southern city of Kandahar. An Afghan policeman walks out of a mosque after a suicide bomb attack in the southern city of Kandahar June 1, 2005. The police chief of Afghanistan's capital Kabul, Akram Khakreezwal, was among 19 people killed in a suicide bomb blast at a mosque on Wednesday as mourners gathered to pay respects to an assassinated anti-Taliban cleric. REUTERS/Ismail Sameem

Kabul [Afghanistan]: At least seven people were killed after a heavy explosion ripped through the Jam-e-Mosque in Herat, Afghanistan, during a funeral ceremony on Tuesday.
Tolo News quoted the Ministry of Interior as saying that at least seven people were killed in the explosion and 16 others were wounded.

Ministry officials said that explosives placed on a motorcycle were detonated at the entrance gate to the mosque.

More details to follow. (ANI)