Eli Ridder | Report

Varying reports say between 10 and 25 people have been killed and several more injured after a blast struck inside a mosque on Friday in Afghanistan’s eastern Khost province.

The explosion appeared to target soldiers belonging to the 2nd regiment of the Afghan National Army as they held afternoon prayers inside a military base.

The blast happened around 1:30 p.m. local time, Captain Abdullah, a spokesman for the 2nd Regiment of Army in Mandozai district in Khost, told Tolo News.

More details to follow. Image of Afghan National Army from Wikimedia.

Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a freelance journalist. He founded The Avro Post in October 2017. He writes for Breaking911 and Guelph Politico, among others. Feel free to connect at ELIRIDDER@ICLOUD.COM or at ELIRIDDER.CA

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