Afghanistan

    Two people have been killed and at least 10 injured in Afghanistan after gunmen opened fire in a mosque during prayers in a province bordering Kabul. In a separate incident, also near the capital, a mullah was shot dead. The mosque shooting took place in Wardak province which borders Kabul. A police chief said around 10 gunmen entered the building in Abad district. They opened fire, killing two people and injuring others including a boy. Police are trying to find a motive. Meanwhile, Taliban rebels have freed a German hostage identified as Rudolph after more than two months of captivity. (BBC, Reuters)

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