September 2020 Afghanistan attacks

Deaths 206
Location Afghanistan
Injured 175
Date September 2020
Criminal penalty Unknown

Introduction

The September 2020 Afghanistan attacks were multiple attacks that occurred in September 2020. The attacks left at least 105 people dead and another 112 injured. 97 insurgents were also killed and another 58 were injured in these attacks.


Timeline of attacks

Date Location Dead Injured Details
1 September Gardez, Gardez District, Paktia Province 3 (+2) 5 An attack left at least 3 security forces dead in the city of Gardez in Paktia Province.
3 September Nangarhar Province 3 1 A mine explosion killed at least 3 people and injured 1 in Nangarhar Province.
6 September Kandahar, Kandahar Province 0 (+10) 0 Ten Taliban militants were killed during an attack against security forces in Kandahar, no casualties on the security forces side were reported.
7 September Zhari District, Kandahar Province 1 1 An explosion occurred in Zhari District, Kandahar Province, when a motorcycle hit a mine. The attack left one dead and another injured.
7 September Faryab Province 0 (+22) 0 (+24) At least 22 fighters from the Taliban terror group were killed and another 24 were injured after they attacked security forces in Faryab Province.
8 September Kabul Province 0 (+1) 0 (+2) One Taliban member was killed and another two were wounded after they attacked security forces in Kabul Province.
9 September Kabul 10 16 At least 10 people were killed and another 16 were injured in a Kabul bombing.
10 September Herat Province 0 (+6) 0 (+4) Six members of the Taliban group were killed and another 4 were injured after they attacked security forces in Herat Province.
10 September Kandahar Province 0 7 A car bombing injured 7 police in Kandahar Province.
11 September Khost Province 4 13 A motorcycle bombing occurred in Khost Province. The attack left at least 4 people dead including 2 civilians and 4 soldiers. Another 13 were injured.
13 September Tagab District, Kapisa, Kapisa Province 5 7 Five police were killed and another 7 were injured in Tagab District, Kapisa, Kapisa Province.
16 September Kalafgan District, Takhar Province 2 12 A bomb killed 2 and injured 12 others in Kalafgan District, Takhar Province.
16 September Kabul 1 1 A member of the Afghan National Directorate of Security was shot dead and his driver was injured in Kabul.
17 September Nangarhar Province 20 (+29) 15 (+25) Taliban killed 20 security force members and injured another 15 in Nangarhar Province. Around 29 Taliban were killed and another 25 were wounded.
17 September Herat Province 6 (+53) Unknown A Taliban car bombing killed 6 Afghan security force members in Herat Province. 53 militants were also killed in the attack.
17 September Qadis District, Badghis Province 3 (+2) 10 (+3) Insurgents from Taliban group killed 3 security force members and injured another 8 in Qadis District, Badghis Province. 2 civilians, 2 Taliban were killed and another 3 were injured
17 September Gizab District, Uruzgan Province 3 2 Taliban killed at least 3 security force members and injured 2 others in Gizab District, Uruzgan Province.
19 September Mazar-i-Sharif, Mazar-i-Sharif District, Balkh Province 1 5 A bomb killed one and 5 were injured in Mazar-i-Sharif, Mazar-i-Sharif District, Balkh Province.
19 September Gardez, Gardez District, Paktia Province 1 0 A gunman killed a man in Gardez, Gardez District, Paktia Province.
19 September Dedadi District, Balkh Province 1 (+1) 8 A suicide bombing left a security force member dead and 8 others were injured in Dedadi District, Balkh Province.
19 September Paktika Province 1 0 A security forces member was killed in Paktika Province.
21 September Kabul 1 3 One child was killed and another 3 people were injured after two mines exploded in Kabul.
22 September Gizab District, Uruzgan Province 14 0 Insurgents killed at least 14 security force members in Gizab District, Uruzgan Province.
24 September Patawak, Darayem District, Badakshan Province. 5 1 Taliban killed 5 people including 2 children in Patawak village in Darayem District, Badakshan Province
25 September Mahmud-i-Raqi, Mahmud Raqi District, Kapisa Province 1 0 A man was shot dead in Mahmud-i-Raqi, Mahmud Raqi District, Kapisa Province.
26 September Badakhshan Province 1 0 A police commander was killed in Badakhshan Province by the Taliban.
29 September Dasht-e-Sulaiman, Kajran district, Daykundi Province 14 0 A bomb kills at least 14 people including 5 children in Dasht-e-Sulaiman, Kajran district, Daykundi Province.
30 September Farang District, Baghlan Province 1 2 Taliban insurgents kill a police officer and another two were injured in Farang District, Baghlan Province.
30 September Kohistan District, Badakhshan Province 3 (+4) 3 (+5) At least 3 police were killed and another 3 were injured after Taliban attacked Kohistan District in Badakhshan Province. 4 Taliban were also killed and 5 others were injured in this attack.

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