Kabul hit by scores of deadly bombings since August 2015

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Kabul, May 31 (IANS) The Afghan capital has seen scores of deadly bombing attacks since August 2015. Following is the timeline of the attacks.

May 31, 2017 – At least 80 people were killed and over 350 injured when an explosive laden truck exploded near the diplomatic zone in the city.

March 8, 2017 – At least 50 people were killed after attackers dressed as doctors stormed Sardar Daud Khan military hospital

November 21, 2016 – At least 27 were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Baqir ul Olum mosque during a Shia ceremony.

July 23, 2016 – At least 80 people died in twin bomb blasts targeting a rally by the Shia Hazara minority in Deh Mazang square.

April 19, 2016 – At least 28 were killed in a huge explosion close to the Afghan defence ministry building.

February 1, 2016 – 20 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police headquarters.

n August 7, 2015 – At least 35 people were killed in separate bomb attacks across the capital.

–IANS

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