Two mosque attacks kill at least 50 in Afghanistan

At least 30 killed in suicide bombing at Kabul mosque

At least 45 people were injured in the attack, according to an official at the Interior Ministry, cited by AP. I tried to stop someone to help me help the wounded but everyone was in a panic.

Social media users launched an online campaign calling on people to donate blood for the wounded being treated at two hospitals.

Tuesday: Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers, killing at least 74 people.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

Latest suicide bombing kills 15 army trainees in Kabul, the seventh major assault in the war-torn country since Tuesday.

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Daiul Haq Abid, spokesman for the Ministry of Haj and Religious Affairs, said that the death toll at the Imam Zaman Mosque rose to 54.

In the deadliest of the recent attacks, around 50 Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban-claimed assault on a military base in the southern province of Kandahar on Thursday.

Friday's attack on the mosques have been widely condemned. The Afghan president issued a statement condemning both attacks and saying that country's security forces would step up the fight to "eliminate the terrorists who target Afghans of all religions and tribes". Afghan security agencies said no organisation took the responsibility for the attack.

Six people were killed when a suicide bomber posing as a shepherd blew himself up near Hussainia mosque, one of the biggest Shiite centres in the city, as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers.

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