Suicide bomber kills 37 at mosque in Afghanistan

October 26, 2012 09:09

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber killed at least 37 people in a mosque in Afghanistan's relatively peaceful north on Friday as worshipers gathered for holiday prayers, police officials said.

The attack, on the first day of the Muslim Id al-Adha holiday, happened in Maimana, capital of Faryab province, said Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai, a spokesman for police in the Afghan north.

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