Coordinated Daesh attack on Hazara mosque, Kabul: at least 28 killed, 80 wounded

Last Updated: Aug 30, 2017

Imam Zaman Mosque Attack - Kabul Aug 25, 2017


Kabul, Aug 25, 2017 – IS attack on Hazara ‘Imam Zaman Mosque’ in Kabul 

Quick Facts

  • Time of attack: Friday prayers (noon) Aug 25, 2017
  • Location: Imam Zaman Mosque, Qala-Najara neighborhood, Kabul
  • Terrorist Outfit: Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP)
  • Aliases: IS, Daesh, former Tehreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) splintered to Jamat-Ahrar, Pakistan
  • 4 Terrorists in Afghan Police uniform
  • Assailants held women hostage, stabbed worshipers after running out of ammunition
  • Attack pattern same as Imambargah Kalan (Hazara mosque) in Quetta, Pakistan (2003)



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