Deadly mosque attack in Afghanistan kills at least 46 people.

A packed mosque in Afghanistan was the target of a bomb attack, killing at least 46 people and wounding more than 140, a state-run news agency has reported.

Photos from the scene show bodies and bloodstains surrounded by rubble inside the mosque. Rescuers could be seen carrying bodies wrapped in blankets from the building.

The bomb went off during the weekly Friday prayer service at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque while the venue was packed with worshippers.

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