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Afghan officials inform on suicide attack at Shiite mosque in eastern area

There are casualties from the blast, but we don't know how many for now," General Raz Mohammad Mandozai, provincial police chief of Paktia


PTI Last Updated at 03 Aug 2018, 16:08 IST Afghanistan

A suicide attack struck a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan targeting worshippers during Friday prayers, with officials warning there were several casualties in the latest incident against the minority.

"A suicide blast took place inside a Shiite mosque in the city of Gardez of Paktia province. There are casualties from the blast, but we don't know how many for now," General Raz Mohammad Mandozai, provincial police chief of Paktia, told AFP.

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