Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
A Taliban terrorist group murdered twenty-four people in the attack against the Intercontinental hotel in Afghanistan.
A truck bomb exploded near the foreign embassies and the Afghan presidential palace. Most of the victims were civilians. The Taliban have denied carrying out the attack.
Both the media and mosques have been accused of escalating the situation with hate messages. Riots erupted in reaction to explosions which killed at least 14 in two churches. Christians have asked the government to take real action to protect churches.