Salem Radio Network News Thursday, December 2, 2021

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Blast reported in mosque in Afghanistan, at least 12 wounded – local residents

KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion hit a mosque in the Spin Ghar area of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, wounding at least 12 people including the local mullah, a residents of the area said.

Atal Shinwari, a resident of the area, said the blast occurred at around 1:30 p.m. when explosives apparently located in the interior of the mosque detonated. Another resident gave a similar account.

(Writing by James Mackenzie; Editing by Alison Williams)

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