Applied Knowledge

Atleast 12 Killed and 175 injured by Suicide Bombing in Ghazni

Date of Occurrence: 7th July 2019 Location: Ghazni, Afghanistan Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 12 Injuries/Displaced: 180

A suicide car bomb was detonated near an Afghanistan intelligence unit’s (NDS) complex in Ghazni, killing at least 12 and injured up to 180 people. The attack, claimed by The Taliban, occurred on the commencement of an All-Afghanistan peace conference in Qatar that includes Taliban representatives. Many school children from a nearby school were among the injured.

Source

Al Jazeera

Washington Post

RFERL

3 Killed by Car Bomb Blast in Turkey Near Syrian Border

Date of Occurrence: 5th July 2019 Location: Reyhanli, Turkey Event: Car Bombing Fatalities: 3 Injuries/Displaced: 2

3 People were killed by a car bomb in Reyhanli near the border with Syria. Reyhanli is close the Syria’s Idlib Province and is an important crossing between the 2 countries. 16 people were arrested in connection with the explosion, thought to be targeting a nearby mosque. The 3 killed were occupants of the vehicle.

Source

Al Jazeera

Washington Post

Daily Sabah

9 Wounded in Drone Attack on Abha International Airport

Date of Occurrence: 2nd July 2019 Location: Abha, Saudi Arabia Event: Drone Attack Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 9

9 people were injured by a drone attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia. Houthi rebels have claimed credit for this second drone attack on the airport in as many months.

Source

Al Jazeera

Washington Post

Voice of America