Suicide bomber kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan
23 November 2014, 18:36
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.
Paktia provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Paktia province, where hundreds had gathered to watch a tournament final.
He said most of the casualties were civilians.
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