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Suicide Blast Kills 89 in Afghanistan

Afghan authorities say a suicide blast has killed at least 89 people in eastern Afghanistan. Defense Ministry spokesman General Mohammad Zahir Azimi says the bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle Tuesday near a crowded market in the Urgun district of Paktika province. Azimi said more than 42 others have been wounded in the attack. Authorities say the bomber set off the blast while being pursued by police. Several shops were destroyed in the massive explosion, with people...

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