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Suicide attack during cricket match kills 16 spectators in Afghanistan

KABUL: A suicide car bombing killed at least sixteen people and left more than 50 wounded at a cricket match in Afghanistan.

According to details, attack took place in southeastern Paktika province, on the border with Pakistan.

Authorities initially said the game being played at the time of the blast was soccer, but an interior ministry statement later said it was a cricket match.

Officials have claimed that the target of suicide bomber were those high profile personalities who were watching the match.

It is to be kept in mind that similar kind of bombing last year at a volleyball match killed at least 50 people in the same province.