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At least 26 killed in a blast in mosque in Afghanistan: Officials

Reuters , Friday 23 Nov 2018
Afghanistan
File Photo: The victims had gathered at the mosque in Afghanistan for prayers. (Photo: Reuters)
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An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday killed at least 26 people and wounded 50, officials in the area said.

The blast at a mosque inside an Afghan army base in Ismail Khel district of Khost province, said a security official.

A second security official said more than 26 people were killed and more than 50 people were wounded. The victims had all gathered to attend Friday prayers.

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