At least 16 people have died in an explosion that unfolded in what seems to be a terrorist attack on a Taliban-controlled Afghan town of Aybak, Samangan province, local media reported on Wednesday.
A religious seminar was shaken by a blast on Wednesday, killing 15 people, a provincial spokesperson was quoted by Reuters as saying.
Jordanian news outlet Al-Bawwab News pegged the number of wounded at 27 against Reuters’ 20.
No terrorist organisation immediately claimed responsibility.
#BREAKING: Over 23 killed and at least 30 injured after an explosion inside Jihadiya Madrasa during noon prayers in the city of Aybak at the center of Samangan Province of #Afghanistan. Casualties likely to increase.— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) November 30, 2022