A suicide attack killed 22 people, including 18 civilians and four government officials, outside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the provincial governor said. Among the four officials killed was the deputy head of Afghanistan's intelligence service, Lutfullah Mashal told a news conference in Mihtarlam, capital of the relatively peaceful Laghman province. The head of the provincial council, the provincial chief executive and the former head of religious affairs in the provincial government were also killed. "Eighteen civilians were killed. Three were women," Mashal said.