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Explosion at Afghanistan mosque kills prominent cleric, civilians

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A blast outside a mosque in the city of Herat in Western Afghanistan on Friday killed a high-profile pro-Taliban cleric. The Taliban say they have improved security in the country since taking power around a year ago. There have been several blasts in recent months, some of them targeting mosques during prayers.
Published 5 months ago · Herat, Afghanistan

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