Afghanistan: At least 26 killed in suicide attack on mosque inside army base during Friday prayers

BREAKING: An explosion at a mosque in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday killed at least 26 people and wounded 50, officials in the area said.

The terror attack occurred at a mosque inside an Afghan army base in Ismail Khel district of Khost province, a security official said.

A second security official said more than 26 people were killed and more than 50 people were wounded.

The victims had all gathered to attend Friday prayers.