News Alerts

03 Jun 2020 | 05:00 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Suicide bombing at mosque in Kabul kills two June 3 /update 1

Afghanistan News Alert

Body-borne improvised explosive device (BBIED) attack in Kabul’s Wazir Akbar Khan (Police District 10) kills two and wounds eight on June 2; further militant attacks possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/3/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul

Read all related news alert(s):


At least two people were killed and eight others wounded after an explosion occurred at the Wazir Akbar Khan Mosque in Kabul's Police District 10 (PD10) on Tuesday, June 2. The explosion in the capital's fortified diplomatic zone, which occurred at 19:55 (local time), was believed to have been the result of a body-borne improvised explosive device (BBIED). Reports indicate the imam of the mosque was among the deceased. No group has claimed immediate responsibility for the attack.

A heightened security presence is expected in the Wazir Akbar Khan area in the coming days and further militant attacks are possible in the near term.


Individuals in Kabul are advised to avoid the affected area, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Afghanistan remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news