Kabul, Mar 23 (AP) An official says 12 people have been killed and 40 others wounded in a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.

Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province’s public health department, in Helmand province said the 12 killed and 40 wounded were received at a hospital in Lashkar Gha today.

The explosion occurred after celebrations over the Afghan new year were winding down and revellers were on their way home, he added. (AP) ZH ZH

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.