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4 hurt in blast inside Kabul cricket stadium


An explosion occurred inside Kabul’s main cricket stadium during a domestic league match Friday, injuring four people, an official of Afghanista­n Cricket Board (ACB) said.

“During the match a blast happened; four civilians in the crowd have been injured,” the Chief Executive of ACB, Nassib Khan, said in a statement.

ACB staff and players were safe, he added.

A spokesman for the Kabul commander said that the explosion was due to a grenade.

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