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Car Bomb Kills 14 in Southern Afghanistan

(VOA): A massive car bomb explosion late Friday in Afghanistan's restive southern province of Helmand killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens more.

Police said the bombing occurred near a packed sports stadium in the provincial capital of Lashkargah where a wrestling match was underway.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility.

On Wednesday, a suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shi'ite Muslim shrine in Kabul, the national capital, killing at least 33 people and wounding over 60 others.

Islamic State claimed responsibility for that attack.

(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS feed)

Published Date: Sunday, March 25th, 2018 | 12:45 AM

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