Attackers, including a suicide bomber, targeted a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's main western city of Herat Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, according to hospital officials. The incident happened in a Shite mosque.
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"Based on our initial information two terrorists were involved one of them wearing a suicide vest, who detonated himself while the second one was armed with a rifle".
Reuters also reported grenades were thrown during the attack, citing local police.
Officials fear the death toll could rise since 10 of the wounded are in critical condition, said Dr. Arif Shahram, the director of Herat Regional Hospital.
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The source further added at least 25 have been killed and around 30 others have been wounded in the attack.
President Ashraf Ghani also condemned the attack and said insurgents would not succeed in fueling sectarian wars in the country by conducting such attacks.
There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Areas dominated by Shia Muslims in Afghanistan have been hit by attacks repeatedly in the past year, by both IS and the Taliban.