Afghanistan: At least 2 killed in explosion near cricket stadium in Kabul

Afghanistan: At least 2 killed in explosion near cricket stadium in Kabul

A suicide bomber killed three people including a policeman and wounded five others after blowing himself up near a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, police said.

According to TOLO news sources, a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a check post near the cricket stadium.

A security personnel and a civilian were killed by the blast at 3:45 pm local time, the reports added. Initial reports had said that the explosion was at one of gates of the stadium.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. The match was stopped following the explosion.

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Afghanistan Cricket Board spokesman Farid Hotak told AFP the match was briefly interrupted and "all players and cricket board officials are safe".

Afghan security police stand guard near the site of a deadly suicide attack outside a cricket stadium, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

Both Afghanistan and Pakistan are deprived of hosting regular worldwide cricket games due to the security problem in their countries.

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