Explosion at mosque during Friday prayers in eastern Afghanistan


Security officials said at least 15 people including the mullah of the mosque were wounded in the blast, which occurred in the Spin Ghar district of Nangarhar province, the journalist said.

Qari Hanif, director of Nangarhar’s information and culture department, later told CNN that there were no fatalities in the blast.

He said it occurred after a mine that was placed inside the mosque exploded.

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