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KABUL – At least 32 people were reportedly killed and 30 wounded in a suicide attack at a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, with more casualties feared, a government spokesman said on Monday.

“Until now, 17 wounded and eight dead bodies have been carried to hospitals by the Kabul ambulance. The number of casualties could be bigger,” said Mohmmad Ismail Kawusi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health.

“A suicide bomber has blown himself up inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul,” Al Jazeera reported.

The explosion triggered by a suicide bomber happened in Baqer-ul-uloom mosque in the Darul Aman area.

The wounded were taken to a hospital immediately.