A blast occurred near the funeral of the former deputy governor (acting governor) of Badakhshan in Badakhshan province, Afghanistan, a local official said, Ednews reports citing TOLOnews.
Mazuddin Ahmadi, the head of information and culture department of Badakhshan confirmed that the explosion took place in Faizabad, capital of Badakhshan.
A source from the provincial hospital, who was speaking on condition of anonymity, told that they received 15 dead bodies and 50 wounded.
Locals told that the explosion took place inside the Nabawi mosque in the Hesa-e-Awal area of Faizabad.
On Tuesday, the acting governor of Badakhshan province, whose formal position was deputy governor, Mawlawi Nisar Ahmad Ahmadi, was killed in a vehicle bomb blast that occurred in Faizabad, the provincial capital.