Blast inside Kandahar mosque: Afghan police source

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Posted: Jul 14, 2011 4:03 AM
Blast inside Kandahar mosque: Afghan police source

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An explosion took place inside a mosque in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar city on Thursday during a service for the brother of the Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who was assassinated this week, a senior police source said.

"There was an explosion in the mosque," the source said.

(Reporting by Ismail Sameem; Writing by Jonathon Burch; Editing by Emma Graham-Harrison)