6 March 2020 Kabul shooting
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|2020 Kabul shooting|
|Date||March 6, 2020|
|Perpetrators||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province|
On 6 March 2020, a mass shooting occurred in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two gunmen fired from a building that was under construction, killing 32 people and injuring another 81. It happened during a ceremony to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder by the Taliban of Afghan Shia leader Abdul Ali Mazari. The ceremony was attended by Afghan politician Abdullah Abdullah, who escaped unharmed. The two gunmen were killed later the same day. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility for the attack.
- Kabul attack
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