AFGHANISTAN

Blast hits mosque in Paktia, causes casualties

An explosion went off in a mosque in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Paktia on Friday, an official said.
The incident happened in Dand Aw Patan district shortly after the Friday congregation prayers at the mosque, said Khaliq Yar Ahmadzai, the provincial director of information and culture.
He said that the injured were taken to hospitals.
Meanwhile, local residents said that at least two people were killed while 15 others were injured in the explosion.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.
Ahmadzai said security forces launched an investigation into the incident.The post Blast hits mosque in Paktia, causes casualties first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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