Applied Knowledge

Suicide Bomber Detonates Explosives Near US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan

June 17th, 2013 · 3:18 pm @   - 
Date of Occurrence: 21 November 2012 at 08:31 GMT Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: Suicide bombing Fatalities: 3 (as of Nov. 21, 2012) Injuries/Displaced: 5 (as of Nov. 21, 2012)


A suicide bomber disguised as a security guard was killed before entering the premises of a US military base in Kabul. The explosives he was carrying detonated however it was unclear if the shooting of the guard or if the bomber himself ignited the devices. Three died and three more were injured in the incident that happened on Wednesday at around 8 in the morning. The area where the incident took place is where international organizations, diplomats and senior government officials are located.