Car bomb near stadium kills 23 in Afghanistan, says official

By: | Published: March 23, 2018 10:04 PM

Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province's public health department, in Helmand province said the 12 killed and 40 wounded were received at a hospital in Lashkar Gha today.

The explosion took place near a sports stadium in Lashkar Gah city in the southern Afghan province of Helmand (Reuters)

An official says 12 people have been killed and 40 others wounded in a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province’s public health department, in Helmand province said the 12 killed and 40 wounded were received at a hospital in Lashkar Gha today. The explosion occurred after celebrations over the Afghan new year were winding down and revellers were on their way home, he added.

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