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.
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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.