2 and 5 September 2019 Kabul bombings
|September 2019 Kabul bombings|
|Part of War in Afghanistan (2001–present)|
|Date||2 September 2019 (first attack)|
5 September 2019 (second attack)
|Target||Foreign residents (first attack)|
Civilians and security forces (second attack)
|Deaths||16 (2 September)|
12 (5 September)
|119 (2 September)|
40+ (5 September)
On the evening of 2 September 2019, a Taliban bomb on a tractor killed 16 people and injured 119 others at a housing compound used by international organisations in Kabul, Afghanistan. Foreign residents were the target of the attack: five Nepalese citizens, two Britons and a 43-year-old Romanian diplomat were killed in the attack. Twenty-five other foreign citizens were wounded, including a Romanian national.
On 5 September 2019, at least 12 people, including an American service member and a Romanian soldier, were killed and more than 40 injured when a suicide car bomber exploded in a heavily fortified area of central Kabul, close to Afghan security offices. The Taliban claimed responsibility.
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- "Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two NATO troops in Kabul". Reuters. Abdul Qadir Sediqi, Rupam Jain. Retrieved 5 September 2019.