Blast At Mosque In Eastern Afghanistan Kills 10 Local Official


KABUL – An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least 10 people and wounded 29 and the number may rise, a local police official said.

Basir Bina, spokesman for the provincial police, said people were gathered after afternoon prayers in the mosque, which was also being used as a voter registration center for parliamentary elections due in October.

(Reporting by Qadir Sediqi; Editing by Adrian Croft)

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