At least 17 killed as bomb explodes inside mosque in E. Afghanistan – reports
A bomb exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, reportedly killing and wounding at least 17 men who had gathered for worship.
Earlier reports said that ten people were killed.
Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Nangarhar’s provincial governor, said the explosion happened inside a mosque in Haska Mena district. “The roof has fallen due to the blast,” Reuters quoted Khogyani as saying.
No militant group has claimed responsibility so far for the attack.