The explosion occurred inside a mosque in Sultankhail area in Mohmand Dara district, the Nangarhar governor’s office said.
Explosion In Nangarhar Mosque Leaves One Dead
An explosion inside a mosque in Mohmand Dara district in Nangarhar province, the east of Afghanistan, left one dead and at least eight others wounded, a press statement from Nangarhar governor’s office said.
The imam of the mosque lost his life in this explosion which occurred when the worshippers were doing the Friday prayers.
The statement said the wounded were taken to nearby health centers in the province and their condition is not critical.
This is not the first attack on mosques in the country. Many mosques in Kabul, Herat and Ghor provinces were attacked this year, leaving dozens of people dead and wounded.