BREAKING NEWS | The Latest: Afghan Official Says Mosque Explosion Kills 62

KABUL/AFGHANISTAN – The Latest on mosque attack in eastern Afghanistan. An official says at least 62 people have been killed in a mosque explosion that caused the roof collapse to collapse in eastern Nagarhar province.

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says 36 other were wounded in the attack in the Haskamena district. He says there were children among the dead and wounded.

The attack took place as dozens of people gathered inside the mosques to offer weekly Friday prayers.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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