“Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious.” — Ayatollah Khomeini
At least 45 people have been killed after a suicide bombing at a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan.
The blasts took place at a crowded stadium, and most of the victims were civilians. Reports suggest that dozens more have been wounded.
According to officials, the bomber detonated his explosives vest after mingling with spectators on foot.
A spokesman for the governor of Paktika province said: “There were too many people gathered in the one place to watch the game. Dozens of others are wounded and we have reports that many of them are in critical condition….