Gulf Times - Khost
At least nine Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack on mosque

At least nine Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack on mosque

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a packed mosque on an Afghan army base during Friday prayers, killing at least nine soldiers, officials said, in the latest bloody violence to rock the war-torn country.

Blast at mosque in eastern Afghanistan kills 13

Blast at mosque in eastern Afghanistan kills 13

An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least 13 people and wounded 31 and the casualty total may rise, a local police official said.

Car bomber kills 18 in east Afghanistan as Ramadan begins

Car bomber kills 18 in east Afghanistan as Ramadan begins

A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the interior ministry said.