Blasts in Afghanistan mosque kill at least 62, wound more than 100

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Blasts in a mosque in eastern  Afghanistan  during Friday prayers killed at least 62 men who had gathered for worship, local officials said.

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar province’s governor, said there were multiple blasts from explosives placed inside the mosque in the Jawdara area of Haska Mena district.

The roof of the mosque had completely fallen in.

Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council in Nangarhar, while expecting a rise in the number of casualties, said that more than 100 others had been wounded.

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Blasts in Afghanistan mosque kill at least 62, wound more than 100


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