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February 2016 Kabul bombing
Part of War in Afghanistan (2001–2021)
Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Date 1 February 2016 (UTC+04:30)
Attack type
Suicide bombing
Weapons Bomb
Deaths 20
Non-fatal injuries
29
Perpetrators Taliban


A suicide bomber blew himself up while standing in a queue at the entrance of the headquarters of the Afghan National Civil Order Police in Kabul. The blast killed at least 20 people and another 29 were injured. The Taliban claimed responsibility.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

References

  1. "Afghanistan attack: Kabul suicide bomber kills 20". BBC News. 1 February 2016. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35459074. Retrieved 11 February 2016. 
  2. Mirwais Harooni (1 February 2016). "Suicide bomber strikes outside police office in Afghan capital". Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/afghanistan-blast-parliament-idUSKCN0VA1W8. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  3. "Taliban Bombing Kills at Least 20 at Kabul Police Station". The New York Times. 2 February 2016. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/02/world/asia/afghanistan-kabul-suicide-bombing-taliban.html. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  4. "Taliban suicide bomber in deadly attack on Kabul police base". the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/01/kabul-police-station-hit-by-deadly-suicide-attack-afghanistan-says. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  5. AFP - Reuters. "Suicide bomber kills 20 outside Kabul police base". http://www.dawn.com/news/1236771. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  6. "Taliban attack on Kabul police headquarters kills 20". UPI. 1 February 2016. http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2016/02/01/Taliban-attack-on-Kabul-police-headquarters-kills-20/7161454345759/. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  7. "Deadly suicide attack rocks Afghanistan's capital". http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/02/suicide-attack-rocks-afghan-capital-police-160201093751757.html. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  8. "Taliban claim Kabul police headquarters attack - CNN.com". CNN. 1 February 2016. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/01/asia/taliban-kabul-police-attack/index.html. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 

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