Blast Reported In Afghanistan, At least 12 Wounded In Mosque

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  • An explosion hit a mosque in the Spin Ghar area of Nangarhar in Afghanistan.
  • 12 people including the local mullah have been wounded.
  • The blast occurred at around 1:30 PM, as per locals.

Kabul: Residents in the Spin Ghar district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan said an explosion hit a mosque during Friday prayers, hurting at least 12 people, including a local mullah.

According to Atal Shinwari, a local neighbour, the explosion happened about 1:30 p.m., when explosives in the mosque’s interior detonated. Another local shared a similar story.

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