Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

By REUTERS
November 23, 2014 16:45

 
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KABUL - A suicide bomber walked into a crowd of spectators at a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan and detonated his explosives vest on Sunday, killing at least 40 people, a provincial official said.

Paktika provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Paktika province, where more than 100 had gathered to watch a tournament final.

He said most of the casualties were civilians.

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