The move came after pleas from dozens of families of those killed in 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire on Muslims at prayer. From: New York Times
The explosion in Kandahar marked the second week in a row that attackers had struck a Shiite place of worship during Friday Prayer. From: New York Times
At least 16 people are killed after a blast at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in Kandahar. from: BBC News
There was no immediate claim of responsibility. But the Islamic State frequently targets Shiite Muslims in Afghanistan, focusing on the Hazara ethnic minority. From: New York Times
Images show extensive damage in the mosque, reportedly used by the minority Shia Muslim community. from: BBC News
No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attack resembled others by the Islamic State, which seeks to undermine the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan. From: New York Times
from: BBC News The attack happened as a prayer ceremony was being held for the late mother of a Taliban official.
from: BBC News The Finsbury Park mosque attacker was stabbed by an inmate while serving a life sentence for murder.
from: BBC News Mosque leaders says they are “so grateful” to neighbours who tried to put out the blaze with coats.