|June 2013 Kabul bombings|
|Location||Supreme Court of Afghanistan, Kabul|
|Date||11 June 2013|
Attack[edit | edit source]
The attacker drove a car packed with explosives into buses which carrying court employees including judges. 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
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.
- 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.
References[edit | edit source]
- Nordland, Rod (11 June 2013). "Taliban Bomb Attack Kills Court Workers in Kabul". NYTimes. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/12/world/asia/afghanistan.html?_r=1&. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
- "BBC News - Afghanistan: Deadly explosion at Kabul Supreme Court". Bbc.co.uk. 2013-06-11. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22860144. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
- "Kabul Supreme Court Explosion: Large Blast Hits Near U.S. Embassy (UPDATED)". Huffingtonpost.com. 2013-06-11. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/11/kabul-embassy-explosion_n_3420708.html. Retrieved 2013-07-11.
- Personal Post (2013-06-09). "Militants attack Kabul’s international airport, hours after Karzai criticizes U.S. policies - Washington Post". Articles.washingtonpost.com. http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-06-09/world/39856468_1_u-s-embassy-kabul-security-forces. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- PATRICK QUINN and KAY JOHNSON June 11, 2013 (2013-06-11). "Taliban bomber in Kabul kills 17 at Supreme Court - Yahoo! News". News.yahoo.com. http://news.yahoo.com/taliban-bomber-kabul-kills-17-supreme-court-174748474.html. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
- "United Nations News Centre - Afghanistan: Ban condemns deadly attack near Kabul’s Supreme Court building". Un.org. 2013-06-13. http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=45166#.UeKV2qzGAYt. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
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