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Kabul hit by wave of deadly terror attacks since August 2015: A timeline

More than 320 people have been killed in total since the past 2 years

IANS  |  Kabul 

A truck loaded with explosives went off in downtown Kabul on May 31, 2017
A truck loaded with explosives went off in downtown Kabul on May 31, 2017

The Afghan capital has seen scores of deadly bombing attacks since August 2015. Following is the timeline of the attacks.

May 31, 2017 - At least 80 people were killed and over 350 injured when an explosive-laden truck exploded near the diplomatic zone in the city.

March 8, 2017 - At least 50 people were killed after attackers dressed as doctors stormed Sardar Daud Khan military hospital

November 21, 2016 - At least 27 were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Baqir ul Olum mosque during a Shia ceremony.

July 23, 2016 - At least 80 people died in twin bomb blasts targeting a rally by the Shia Hazara minority in Deh Mazang square.

April 19, 2016 - At least 28 were killed in a huge explosion close to the Afghan defence ministry building.

February 1, 2016 - 20 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police headquarters.

August 7, 2015 - At least 35 people were killed in separate bomb attacks across the capital.

First Published: Thu, June 01 2017. 10:15 IST
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