Share
News

15 Injured in Explosion as Violent Activity Between Taliban and ISIS Increases Following US Afghanistan Withdrawal

Share

At least 15 people were injured after a bomb exploded at a mosque in Traili, Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesperson said Friday.

Islamic State group militants have orchestrated several attacks in the region, according to The Associated Press.

The bomb was likely placed in the mosque before Friday prayers, the Taliban spokesman for Nangarhar Province, Qari Hanif, said.

Witness photographs show at least three dead bodies and the mosque’s interior covered in broken glass and rubbl.

Hanif was not able to confirm the fatalities.

Trending:
I Miss Melania: Jill Biden Unveils Horrible Christmas Decorations for White House

Islamic State group militants have targeted mosques in three major attacks all on Fridays over the last five weeks.

Islamic State group gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Shiite Muslim worshipers in Kunduz and then Kandahar.

The most recent mosque bombing targeted Sunni Muslims in the mountainous Spin Ghar region, where Islamic State group fighters and the Taliban frequently clash.

Islamic State group militants have targeted Taliban fighters with near-daily shootings and bombings in the area.

Was it wrong to hastily withdraw from Afghanistan?

A Taliban spokesperson said the new government has arrested around 600 Islamic State group members and killed at least 33 militants during skirmishes.

Violent activity between the groups increased after the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in mid-August.

Content created by the Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of the DCNF’s original content, please contact licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

A version of this article appeared on the Daily Caller News Foundation website.

Truth and Accuracy

Submit a Correction →



We are committed to truth and accuracy in all of our journalism. Read our editorial standards.

Tags:
, , , , , , , ,
Share
Founded by Tucker Carlson, a 25-year veteran of print and broadcast media, and Neil Patel, former chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, The Daily Caller News Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters that operates for the public benefit.




Conversation

Notice: Due to threatened de-monetization, we have temporarily removed commenting while we build a long-term commenting solution that allows you to voice your opinion freely and allows us to continue to publish the news fearlessly and cover topics that you care about. If you would like to personally partner with The Western Journal to help us continue publishing while under relentless assault by Big Tech, please visit our subscription page here. We encourage you to share this article and discuss with your friends.