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Mosque blown up in Nangarhar’s Momand Dara district

Mosque blown up in Nangarhar’s Momand Dara district

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Dec 26, 2017 - 14:05

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified individuals blew up a mosqueinfo-icon and a shrine in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Gardi Ghaus area early in the morning.

He accused the “enemies of Islam” of planting explosives inside the mosque. The device went off at 5am, destroying mosque and damaging a nearby shrine.

In a statement, the provincial governor’s office condemned the attack and said many copies of the holy Quraninfo-icon and other books were also damaged.

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