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June 2013 Kabul bombings
Location Supreme Court of Afghanistan, Kabul
Date 11 June 2013
Target court employees
Attack type
Suicide attack
Deaths 17
Non-fatal injuries
39
Assailants Taliban



June 2013 Kabul bombings or 2013 Afghan Supreme Court attack was the suicide bomb attack on the Supreme Court of Afghanistan in Kabul in which at least 16 people died and 40 others injured.[1][2]

Attack[edit | edit source]

The attacker drove a car packed with explosives into buses which carrying court employees including judges.[3] Taliban took responsibility for the attack by saying they delivered a blow to judges who obey Western powers. The attack came a day after militants attacked Kabul International Airport[1][4]

Reactions[edit | edit source]

  • Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack, saying it was another terrorist act that once again shows the Taliban are serving the enemies of Islam.[5]
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack which he said was Targeted attacks against civilians are unacceptable and a serious breach of international humanitarian law.[6]

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