The Ministry of Interior’s spokesperson, Abdul Nafi Takor, tweeted that 10 students were killed and dozens more were injured as a result of the explosion on Wednesday afternoon, November 30.
According to the Interior Ministry official, the explosion took place in Aybak city, the central district of Samangan province, inside a religious school called Al-Jihadi.
The security forces have reportedly initiated efforts to identify the explosion’s culprits, according to the interior ministry of the current administration. Local sources said that the explosion targeted the worshipers and the detonation took place in time for noon prayer in the Bandar Street of Aybak city in Samangan province.
Bomb explosion in a religious madrasa in Samangan killed around 23 and wounded more than 30 people. Incident happened during the Dhuhar prayer. Local health officials confirmed that explosion have many casualties. #Afghanistan #Afghan pic.twitter.com/ey0xFthoCk
— Kabir Haqmal (@Haqmal) November 30, 2022
Source: Khaama Press/Kabir Haqmal – Twitter