AKI Press – AKIPRESS.COM – At least eight people were killed following three back to back explosions at a stadium in Jalalabad City, in the eastern Nangarhar province, the Tolo News said.

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  • AKIPRESS.COM – At least eight people were killed following three back to back explosions at a stadium in Jalalabad City, in the eastern Nangarhar province, the Tolo News said.
  • The explosions happened when a big crowd were watching a cricket match at a local stadium in the city, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told TOLOnews.
  • He said 45 people were wounded in the explosions.
  • Hedayatullah Zahir, an organizer of the cricket tournament, and Dr Nikmal, deputy mayor of Mehtarlam City of Laghman province, are among those killed in the blasts, provincial governor’s office said.
  • The match was part of a cricket tournament held between local teams to mark Ramadan, Khogyani said.


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