2009 Kandahar bombing

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25 August 2009 Kandahar bombing
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Kandahar province within Afghanistan
LocationKandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Date25 August 2009
Attack type
suicide truck bombing
Deaths43
Non-fatal injuries
At least 65
PerpetratorsTaliban

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taliban denies Kandahar bombing". Aljazeera.com. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Toll in Kandahar bomb rises to 43". Channelnewsasia.com. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  3. ^ Zalmai, Hameed (25 August 2009). "Bomb kills 36 in Afghanistan's Kandahar: officials". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

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