2011 Nimruz province bombing

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30 June 2011 Nimruz province bombing
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LocationNimroz Province
Date30 June 2011 (GMT+4:30)
TargetCivilian bus
Attack type
Roadside bomb
Deaths20
Injured30
PerpetratorsTaliban

The 30 June 2011 Nimruz province bombing was a roadside bombing targeting a bus of civilians killing 20 and injuring more than 30 in Nimruz province, Afghanistan.[1] The bus was traveling on a highway between Kandahar and Nimruz province frequently used by coalition forces when it was struck by a bomb. The Taliban did not claim responsibility for the bombing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Afghan bus hit by roadside bomb in Nimroz province". BBC News. 30 June 2011. Archived from the original on 1 July 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Deadly blast strikes Afghan bus". BBC News. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2018-01-23.