The death toll from Friday's suicide explosions inside a mosque in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, has risen to 47, while 90 others were wounded, a local official confirmed on Saturday.
Haifz Sayyed from the Cultural and Information Directorate of local government told Xinhua that the explosions occurred inside a Shiite Muslim mosque building at midday when hundreds of worshippers were offering Friday prayers.
Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attacks, according to a statement from the group cited in multiple reports.
The IS statement said two assailants were involved in the deadly attacks.
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