Afghanistan Blast: Huge Explosion At Mosque During Taliban Official’s Funeral; Several Dead

A powerful explosion occurred at a mosque in Afghanistan during the funeral of a prominent Taliban official, resulting in several casualties. The blast took place in the eastern province of Nangarhar, where a large number of mourners had gathered to pay their respects to the Taliban leader, who had been killed in a targeted attack the previous day. The exact cause of the explosion is yet to be determined, but initial reports suggest that it was a coordinated suicide bombing. The attack caused significant damage to the mosque and resulted in numerous fatalities, with local authorities confirming several deaths and many more injured. The incident further adds to the ongoing violence and instability in Afghanistan, as the country grapples with a surge in Taliban attacks and an uncertain political situation following the withdrawal of US troops.