Afghanistan: Death toll from explosion at school in Khost reaches 7

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Khost [Afghanistan], October 7 (ANI): The death toll from an explosion at a religious school in the eastern Afghan province of Khost has risen to seven, Sputnik reported citing a security source.

The incident also left more than 15 people injured.

According to the report, a hand grenade exploded at the school.

On Sunday, another explosion occurred near Eid Gah mosque in Kabul.

A source in the Taliban told Sputnik that 12 people were killed in the explosion, while 32 were injured.

Three people were arrested in connection with the attack, according to a spokesman for the interim government.

The Islamic State has taken responsibility for the explosion. (ANI)

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