Suicide bomber kills 40 at Afghanistan mosque
It was supposed to be a day of happiness, a moment to mark the start of a Muslim holiday that celebrates peace as the faithful observe the height of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
It was that kind of day that Zain-ul-Obdin said was needed by the people in Afghanistan's Faryab province, where suicide bombings and insurgent attacks have taken their toll on the population.
The people did not get that day.
It was erased by a suicide bomber who left bodies broken and bloodied outside Eid Gah Mosque in the provincial city of Maimana.
"I saw dozens of people lying on the ground covered in blood," Zain-ul-Obdin said. Among them were the bodies of children, he said.Continue reading at www.cnn.com