Six dead in suicide attack near Shiite mosque in Kabul

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KABUL – Six people were killed and 16 others wounded when a suicide attacker posing as a shepherd blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in Kabul Friday, police said.

“The bomber was grazing a herd of sheep and before reaching his target he detonated himself 140 metres from Hussainia mosque,” General Salim Almas, Kabul’s criminal investigative director, told Agence France Presse.