Police in Afghanistan said bombings on Tuesday hit a Shiite Muslim
shrine and a mosque, killing at least 54 people, and wounding more than
100 during one of the most important days in the Shiite calendar, The New York Times reported.
Bombers struck Shiite religious sites in three cities— two of the
attacks were in Kabul, where dozens died, and one was in the northern
city of Mazar-i-Sharif, where four were killed. A third attack occured
in the southern city of Kandahar, but no one was killed.
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