Afghanistan Car Bomb in Paktika Cricket Match Kills 9

A bomb went off at a cricket match in the
Paktika province of Afghanistan Sunday, killing nine and
injuring 33, the Interior Ministry said.

The incident took place in the Khairkot district at 6:20
p.m. local time, the ministry said in its statement.

Taliban guerillas weren’t involved in the attack, spokesman
Zabihullah Mujahed said via an e-mail statement.

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