|Districts of Khost (not showing the Shamal District). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Khost police chief Sardar Mohammad Zazai said three grenades were thrown into a mosque in the Baghi Sara area. He said one exploded in the mosque and another in the courtyard, while a third failed to detonate.
The attack comes after a series of attacks on August 14 that killed at least 41 people, most of them civilians.
Thirty of those people were killed in southwestern Nimroz Province; 11 were killed in Kunduz Province in the northeast.
The governor's office in the south-central Helmand Province reported on August 15 that four tribal elders were killed on August 14 by a roadside bomb.
August 15, 2012
Two grenades exploded inside a mosque compound during morning prayers in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, wounding at least nine worshippers, an Afghan official said.