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25 August 2009 Kandahar bombing
Kandahar province within Afghanistan
Location Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Date 25 August 2009
Attack type
suicide truck bombing
Deaths 43
Non-fatal injuries
At least 65
Perpetrators Taliban


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]

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