Afghan official: Blast in eastern mosque kills 4, wounds 40

June 10, 2016 11:30 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says four civilians have been killed and around 40 wounded by a bomb blast inside a mosque in the restive eastern province of Nangarhar, which borders Pakistan.

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial Nangarhar governor, says the blast occurred during Friday prayers in the Rodat district, near the provincial capital of Jalalabad.

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