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2009 Kandahar bombing

25 August 2009 Kandahar bombing
Kandahar province within Afghanistan
Location Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Date 25 August 2009
Attack type
suicide truck bombing
Deaths 43
Non-fatal injuries
At least 65
Perpetrators Taliban

The 25 August 2009 Kandahar bombing killed 43 people and injured at least 65 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Taliban were thought to be responsible.[1]

A wedding hall and a dozen houses were destroyed in the explosion.[2] The target was apparently the headquarters of a Japanese construction company.[3]


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  2. ^ Toll in Kandahar bomb rises to 43
  3. ^ Bomb kills 36 in Afghanistan's Kandahar

External links

  • Afghans pay tribute to bomb victims
  • Bombing Deepens Despair in a Stricken Afghan City

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