Kabul mosque attack: 27 Shia worshippers killed by suspected suicide bomber

At least 27 people have been killed in a suspected suicide attack at a mosque in the Afghan capital, according to officials in Kabul.

An estimated 35 people were also injured but survived after the blast during the Baqirul Olum mosque ceremony in the west of the city on Monday.

Worshippers were marking the Shia ceremony of Arbaeen, which commemorates the assassinated grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and which comes 40 days after the major Ashura festival.

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