Dozens dead in bomb attack on mosque in Afghanistan – BBC News

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Up to 50 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a mosque during Friday prayers in northern Afghanistan.

The Islamic State group said it carried out the attack on the building in Kunduz city.

It’s one of the bloodiest atrocities since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan.  

Reeta Chakrabarti presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Secunder Kermani.

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