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3 dead, over 78 injured in Nangarhar mosque blast

3 dead, over 78 injured in Nangarhar mosque blast

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Jun 10, 2016 - 16:16

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three worshippers including Imaminfo-icon were killed and more than 78 others sustained injuries in a detonation during Jumma prayer in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday. 

The incident occurred at around 1:30pm during Jumma prayer, when explosives--placed in Mihrab of the mosqueinfo-icon-- went off in the Mazina area of Rodat district, the gubernatorial spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Initial reports showed that prayer leader was among three worshippers dead and more than 78 others wounded, he said.

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