89 killed in suicide blast in east Afghanistan

89 killed in suicide blast in east Afghanistan

Afghan doctors assist civilians who were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle near a crowded market and a mosque, in the main hospital in Sharan, capital of Paktika province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. An Afghan general said scores of people were killed and more than 40 wounded in a bombing in the country’s eastern Paktika province. He said the military is providing helicopters and ambulances to transport the victims to the provincial capital, Sharan. Taliban sent a statement to media denying their involvement in the attack. (AP Photo)

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