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August 2015 Kabul attacks

 

August 2015 Kabul attacks

August 2015 Kabul Attacks
Kabul in Afghanistan
Kabul location
Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Date August 7, 2015 (2015-08-07)
1:20 am local time
Attack type
Suicide bombings, Firefights
Deaths 50+ (including at least one preperator)
Non-fatal injuries
500+
Perpetrators Taliban

The Kabul bombings killed at least 50 people and injured about 500 more in central Kabul, near an Afghan army base in the city's District 8.[1][2]

The first explosion occurred early on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 1:20 am local time. The bomber joined a queue of police trainees waiting to be searched at the entrance to the academy.

It was one of 3 attacks in a 24-hour period in Kabul.[3]

Casualties

The first blast happened at 1:20 am local time, killing at least 50 and injured more than 500.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Deadly explosion rocks Afghanistan's capital Kabul". Aljazeera. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  2. ^ STANCATI, MARGHERITA (August 8, 2015). "Afghan Capital Suffers Deadliest Day of Attacks in Years". Wall Street Journal. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved August 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dozens killed in multiple attacks across Kabul". Aljazeera. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Police Say Truck Bomb in Kabul Kills 7 People, Wounds 400". Aljazeera. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
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