VIDEO | Strong explosion in a mosque in Kabul: It is feared that there are many dead and injured

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A powerful explosion ripped through evening prayers at a mosque in Kabul and many are feared dead and injured, police said.

A Taliban intelligence official said 35 people may have been killed or injured.

Al Jazeera reported, citing an unnamed official, that 20 people were killed.

The hospital in Kabul announced on Twitter that it received 27 injured, including a seven-year-old child. The attack took place in the Khair Khan neighborhood. Among the dead is the imam of the mosque.

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