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Officials: bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

A bomb hidden in a microphone killed an Afghan provincial governor this morning as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, close to the capital Kabul, officials said.

world Updated: Oct 15, 2013 11:15 IST

A bomb hidden in a microphone killed an Afghan provincial governor on Tuesday as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, close to the capital Kabul, officials said.

"This morning, governor Arsala Jamal was delivering a speech after Eid prayers when he was killed by a bomb planted in the microphone," Logar provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish told AFP.

"Eight other people have been wounded."