2014 Bagram Airfield bombing
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|2014 Bagram suicide bombing|
|Part of War in Afghanistan (2001–present)|
Location of Parwan Province in Afghanistan
|Location||Bagram, Parwan Province, Afghanistan|
|Date||July 8, 2014 |
|Target||Afghan-ISAF reconnaissance patrol|
On 8 July 2014, a Taliban suicide bomber riding a bicycle attacked a joint Afghan-ISAF reconnaissance mission in the vicinity of Qalandar Khel Village in front of the Korean Clinic.
The attack occurred at approximately 5:15 (UTC) A.M., as the Czech soldiers along with Afghan police, were assessing the security situation in the village in the vicinity of Bagram Airfield. The bomber was in a crowd of Afghans talking to the soldiers who were investigating rocket attacks against Bagram airbase. Two days prior, a rocket was fired at the base from the nearby village of Qalandar Khil. A total of 17+ people died on site; including 10 Afghan civilians, 2 Afghan police officers, and 4 Czech soldiers. A fifth Czech soldier died of wounds six days later in a Prague military hospital.
|Date||Name||Rank||Age||Unit||Branch||State||City||Cause||Place of Death||Died In|
|7-14-2014||Jaroslav, Lieskovan||Rotmistr (Staff Sergeant)||39||2nd Czech Force Protection Company||Czech Army||Pardubice||Chrudim||Hostile - hostile fire||Prague||Czech Republic|
|7-08-2014||Beneš, David||Rotmistr (Staff Sergeant)||28||2nd Czech Force Protection Company||Czech Army||Pardubice||Chrudim||Hostile - hostile fire||Bagram Air Force Base||Afghanistan|
|7-08-2014||Šenkýr, Jan||Desátník (Corporal)||39||43rd airborne battalion||Czech Army||Ústí nad Labem||Žatec||Hostile - hostile fire||Bagram Air Force Base||Afghanistan|
|7-08-2014||Ligac, Libor||Desátník (Corporal)||32||2nd Czech Force Protection Company||Czech Army||Pardubice||Chrudim||Hostile - hostile fire||Bagram Air Force Base||Afghanistan|
|7-08-2014||Klusák, Ivo||Cetar (Sergeant)||33||2nd Czech Force Protection Company||Czech Army||Pardubice||Chrudim||Hostile - hostile fire||Bagram Air Force Base||Afghanistan|
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