Qatar hunts Qaeda link in theatre blast

Investigators are hunting for clues to any possible al Qaeda involvement in the suicide bomb attack by an Egyptian on a Qatar theatre that killed a Briton, the first such attack inthe U.S.-allied Gulf Arab state.

The Egyptian man rammed an explosives-packed car into the one-storey theatre near a British schoolin the capital Doha, officials and witnesses said. A Qatar Interior Ministry official said on Sunday16 people were injured, mostly Arabs and Asians.