Many feared dead in Kabul suicide blast near clerics’ gathering

A suicide bomber has hit a gathering of the country’s top religious body in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding nine, according to government sources. The Afghan clerics had recently issued a Fatwa, religious order, against suicide bombings and urged peace talks to end the Afghan conflict.

As per recent reports, it is still not clear It was not immediately clear how many of the clerics were among those killed. Also, so far, no group has claimed the responsibility for the attack. A police official said that the suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the entrance of a compound in the west of the capital where the Afghan Ulema Council was meeting.

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