Herat officials said unidentified gunmen attacked a mosque in Jibreel township on Friday night, killing three people.
Jilani Farhad, spokesperson for Herat governor’s office, said armed men stormed a mosque near the shrine of Syed Murtaza in Jibreel, killing three people and wounding six more.
Residents of the area said three armed men on a motorcycle, shot at people who were leaving the mosque after the Friday prayers.
Two of the injured are said to be in critical condition.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the attack.