Kabul : At least 14 people were killed in a suicide bombing on a gathering of Afghanistan’s top clerics here on Monday.
As per the Afghan media, The bomber detonated his explosives near the entrance of a compound where over 2,000 religious scholars were meeting in the tent of the Loya Jirga, the council of elders, close to the Kabul Polytechnic University immediately after the clerics issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, the Afghan media reported.
Initially, four people were reported killed but according to latest updates, the death toll climbed to 14. At least 17 were injured in the attack.
Kabul Police spokesman said. It was not immediately clear how many of them were among those killed.