Nov 23, 2014 9:24 AM

Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills some 45

The Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east.

Mokhis Afghan, spokesman for the provincial governor of Paktika province, bordering Pakistan, says the attack happened during an inter-district tournament attended by a large crowed in the Yahyakhail district late Sunday afternoon.

The suicide bomber was on foot in the crowd, he says.


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