11 June 2013 Kabul bombing

Deaths 17
Location Supreme Court of Afghanistan, Kabul
Injured 39
Date 11 June 2013
Criminal penalty Unknown


A suicide bomb attack took place on the Supreme Court of Afghanistan in Kabul on 11 June 2013. At least 16 people died and 40 others were injured.


The perpetrator drove a car filled with explosives into buses which were carrying court employees including judges. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack by saying that they delivered a blow to judges who obeyed to Western powers. The attack came a day after militants attacked Kabul International Airport


  • Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai condemned the attack, saying it was another terrorist act that once again shows the Taliban are serving the enemies of Islam.
  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack which he said was Targeted attacks against civilians are unacceptable and a serious breach of international humanitarian law.