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Suicide attack kills 3, injures 5 near cricket stadium in Kabul

2017-09-13 21:54:47 (Beijing Time)         news.xinhuanet.com

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Policemen cordon off the area around the site of the attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2017. At least three people were killed and five others injured after a suicide attack occurred near a cricket stadium in Kabul on Wednesday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah)

KABUL, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- At least three people were killed and five others injured after a suicide attack occurred near a cricket stadium in Kabul on Wednesday, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danesh said.

Police cordoned off the area around the site of the blast.

Danesh told reporters that three people - a policeman and two civilians - had been killed and five civilians sustained injuries.

He said an investigation had been initiated into the case and more details would be released after completion of the probe.