2014 Paktika car bombing

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2014 Paktika car bombing
Part of Taliban insurgency
LocationPaktika, Afghanistan
DateJuly 15, 2014
Attack type
car bomb
Deaths89 [1]

On July 15, 2014, in Paktika, Afghanistan, a car bomb suicide attack took place in a crowded bazaar killing 89 people and injuring another 42.[2] It was the bloodiest attack on civilians for years in Afghanistan.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "At least 89 people were killed in car bombing". The Guardian. July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Afghanistan car bomb leaves at least 89 civilians dead". The Guardian. July 15, 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.