2015 Jalalabad suicide bombing

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2015 Jalalabad suicide bombing
Nangarhar in Afghanistan.svg
Location of Nangarhar Province in Afghanistan
LocationJalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Date18 April 2015
Attack type
Motorcycle suicide bombing
PerpetratorsISIL – Khorasan Province

The 2015 Jalalabad suicide bombing occurred on 18 April 2015. A suicide bomber on a motorcycle, allegedly affiliated with ISIL's Khorasan Province, struck a bank in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, killing at least 33 people and injuring another 100. It marked the first major attack by ISIL Khorasan after it was formed three months earlier, in January 2015.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Masoud Popalzai and Saleem Mehsud, CNN (18 April 2015). "ISIS motorbike bomber kills 33 at bank in Afghanistan - CNN.com". CNN.
  2. ^ "Afghan blast kills 33; president blames Islamic State". Reuters.
  3. ^ "Afghanistan suicide bomb in Jalalabad leaves many dead". BBC News.