KABUL (Sputnik) – The death toll in the explosion at the Kabul International Cricket Stadium has risen to seven, while 12 people were injured, a source with the Afghanistan Cricket Board has said.
The blast happened around 4:10 p.m. (11:40 GMT) during a domestic game on Friday. Four spectators were reportedly injured.
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in the country. The Kabul International Cricket Stadium has a capacity of 6,000 spectators.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday condemned the attack, reiterating that attacks against civilians and civilian objects are strictly prohibited under international humanitarian law.