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
InjuredAt 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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