14 killed in car bomb near Helmand stadium, Afghanistan – VIDEO

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LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan – At least 14 were killed and scores more wounded when a car bomb went off near a sports stadium in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah, in the southern Helmand province on Friday, according to health officials.

The attack took place close to the Ghazi Muhammad Ayoub Khan stadium, as a wrestling match was taking place.

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The wounded are receiving treatment in one of the city’s hospitals, several of whom are reportedly in a serious condition.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

 

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