Twin blasts at Afghan shrines on the Shi’ite holy day of Ashura have killed at least 58 people, with one suicide attack in Kabul ripping through a crowd of worshippers including children.
Tuesday’s blasts in Kabul and the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, occurred a day after an international meeting in Germany to further efforts to end the Afghan war 10 years after US-led forces drove the Taliban from power.
At least 54 people, including children, were killed in the huge explosion at the entrance to a riverside shrine in central Kabul where hundreds of singing Shi’ite Muslims had gathered to mark Ashura, an official said.
Can you guess which of the below images were taken from the scene of the attacks?
The answer is none of them. These are photos taken from the regular Shi’a Ashura festivities.
Remember folks. It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye.