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Taliban: Bomb hits mosque in Afghanistan, wounds at least 15

A Taliban provincial spokesman says a bomb exploded in a mosque during Friday prayers in a town near the eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad, wounding 15 people

Taliban | Afghanistan

AP  |  Kabul 

Taliban, Afghanistan

A provincial spokesman says a bomb exploded in a mosque during Friday prayers in a town near the eastern city of Jalalabad, wounding 15 people.

Qari Hanif, the government spokesman for Nangarhar Province, said the bomb appeared to have been planted in the mosque in the town of Traili.

The Islamic State group has been waging a campaign of violence in Nangarhar Province, where shootings and bombings against fighters take place frequently.

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First Published: Fri, November 12 2021. 16:39 IST