Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

7 worshippers wounded in Samangan mosque blast

7 worshippers wounded in Samangan mosque blast

By
On
Jan 30, 2015 - 16:44

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Seven people were injured on Friday when a bomb ripped through a mosqueinfo-icon in the Dara Sauf Payeen district of Samangan province, the town’s administrative chief said.

Humayun Barlas told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place inside the mosque soon after Friday prayers. The explosion was triggered by a remote-controlled device, he added.

Six civilians and a local police officer were injured in the blast, he said, adding the wounded were evacuated to hospital where they were stated to be in stable condition.

Local officials blamed militants for the blast but Talibaninfo-icon have not yet commented on the incident.

rm/mud

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update