In Afghanistan, 18 people were martyred and 23 others injured in a suicide blast at a mosque during Friday prayers in Herat province on Friday.
Talking to reporters, Spokesman of the provincial administration Mawlawi Hamidullah Matawakil said a prominent cleric Mawlawi Mujibur Rahman Ansari and his brother Habib-ur-Rahman Ansari were also martyred in the blast.
Meanwhile, Spokesman of the interim Afghan government Zabihullah Mujahid confirmed that Mujibur Rahman Ansari has been martyred in the Friday’s blast.
In a tweet, he said the country’s strong and courageous religious scholar was martyred in a brutal attack.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the blast yet.
Source: Radio Pakistan