Afghan-Chronology

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010 - 18:41

Kabul/ New Delhi: The wave of suicide
attacks targeting guest houses in which 17 people, including
at least nine Indians were killed, is one of the deadliest
against Indian targets.

Following is the chronology of attacks in Kabul in recent
times:

  • June 17, 2007: Suicide attack on a bus kills 35
    people, most of them police officers.
  • September 29, 2007: 30 people, most of them employees
    of the Defence Ministry, killed as a Taliban suicide bomber
    targets a military bus carrying them.
  • January 14, 2008: Eight dead in a Taliban suicide
    attack on Serena, Kabul`s most luxurious hotel.
  • April 27, 2008: Afghan President Hamid Karzai escapes
    assassination bid as a lawmaker is killed along with two
    others during a national military parade.
  • July 7, 2008: Over 60 people, including five Indians,
    killed in a massive car bomb attack on the Indian embassy.
    India and Afghanistan point finger at Pakistan.
  • February 11, 2009: 26 people die and 55 left wounded
    as Taliban launch three near simultaneous attacks on office
    buildings.
  • October 8, 2009: Another massive suicide attack by the
    Taliban near the Indian embassy kills 17 people and injures
    69.
  • Bureau Report



    First Published: Friday, February 26, 2010 - 18:41

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