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Suicide Blast in Kabul Wedding Hall Kills 80, 180 Injured

Date of Occurrence: 17th August 2019 Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 80 Injuries/Displaced: 180

At least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber at a wedding in Kabul, the deadliest attack this year. More than 180 people were also injured.

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BBC

AP News

Al Jazeera

Car Bombing Outside Afghan Security Forces Recruitment Center Leaves 14 Dead and 150 Injured

Date of Occurrence: 7th August 2019 Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: Car Bombing Fatalities: 14 Injuries/Displaced: 145

A car bomb was detonated outside of a police station used as a recruitment center for Afghan security forces in Kabul during morning rush hour, killing 14 people and injuring 145 others. The attack occurred amid increased widespread violence, with nearly 100 military operations carried out in the previous 24 hours. July was the deadliest month in the past several years with 1500 civilians killed or wounded.

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NY Times

AP News

Reuters

Series of Blasts at Russian Ammunition Storage Facility Cause 1 death, Thousands Forced to Evacuate

Date of Occurrence: 6th August 2019 Location: Achinsk, Russia Event: Industrial Accident Fatalities: 1 Injuries/Displaced: 13

A series of large explosions continuing for 16 hours occurred at a Russian ammunition storage facility in Siberia, killing 1 person and injuring 13 more. Up to 16,500 were told to evacuate and airspace cleared in a 20 km radius due to shrapnel from the blasts.

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Industrial Equipment News

The Guardian