August 2020 Afghanistan attacks
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|August 2020 Afghanistan attacks|
|Part of the War in Afghanistan|
Khwaja Ghar District
Police station (Ghazni)
|Perpetrators||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province |
The August 2020 Afghanistan attacks were multiple attacks that occurred in August 2020. The attacks left at least 165 people dead, and another 177 were injured.
Timeline of attacks
|2 - 3 August||Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province||29||50||Jalalabad prison attack - The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Khorasan Province launched an attack on prison in the Jalalabad city in Nangarhar Province. At least 29 people were killed in the attack and at least 50 others were injured.|
|5 August||Baghlan Province||12||Unknown||At least 12 people were killed after a mine planted by an unknown group exploded in Baghlan Province.|
|9 August||Ghazni||7||15||At least seven policemen were killed and 15 others are injured after a car bomb explodes outside a police station in Ghazni. Nobody claims responsibility for the attack.|
|12 August||Nangarhar Province||6||5||Insurgents kills at least 6 security forces and another 5 were injured in Nangarhar Province.|
|12 August||Qadis District||7||4||Taliban kills at least 4 security forces in Qadis District. 3 Talibans were also killed in the attack and another 4 were injured.|
|12 August||Farah, Farah Province||4||2||A car bombing kills at least 4 people and 2 others were injured in Farah a city located in Farah Province.|
|13 August||Panjwayi District, Kandahar Province||4||6||At least 4 people were killed and another 6 were injured after a bomb exploded in Panjwayi District, Kandahar Province.|
|13 August||Timor-Sarai, Balkh Province||12||2||Armed conflicts between Taliban terror group and security forces left at least 4 security forces dead and another 2 were injured and 8 insurgents dead in Timor-Sarai village in Balkh Province.|
|15 August||Baghlan Province |
|9||9||Insurgents killed at least 4 police and injured 4 others in Baghlan Province. In another attack insurgents killed at least 5 security forces and injured 5 others in Uruzgan Province.|
|19 August||Kabul||1||1||A magnetic mine killed one and injured another in Kabul city.|
|19 August||Puli Khumri, Baghlan Province||2||11||A road side bombing kills at least 2 security forces and other 11 people were injured in Puli Khumri, Baghlan Province.|
|19 August||Kabul||3||16||A rocket attack left at least 3 people dead and another 16 were injured in Kabul.|
|20 August||Khwaja Bahauddin District, Takhar Province||14||6||Taliban kills at least 14 Afghan security forces and injured 6 others in Khwaja Bahauddin District, Takhar Province.|
|20 August||Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province||14||2||10 militants from the Taliban terrorist group were killed after attacking security forces, killing 4 of them in Khogyani district, Nangarhar Province.|
|23 August||Jaghatū District, Ghazni Province||7||0||At least 7 people have died after a bomb exploded in Jaghatū District, Ghazni Province.|
|24 August||Dih Yak District, Ghazni Province||3||6||The insurgents from terror group Taliban killed 3 Afghan security forces and injured another 6 in Dih Yak District, Ghazni Province.|
|24 August||Imam Sahib District, Kunduz Province||1||0||An attack left one member of the Afghan security forces dead in Kunduz Province.|
|25 August||Balkh District, Balkh Province||4||30||At least 4 people were killed and another 30 were injured in a truck bombing attack in Balkh District, Balkh Province.|
|25 August||Shahrak District, Ghor Province||8||6||Insurgents killed at least 8 Afghan soldiers and another 6 were wounded in Shahrak District, Ghor province.|
|27 August||Bagram District, Parwan Province||5||4||An attack in Sayad village, Bagram district, Parwan province left 4 civilians and 1 Afghan soldier dead and another 3 civilians and 1 soldier were injured.|
|28 August||Spin Boldak District, Kandahar Province||13||2||Two bombs killed at least 13 people and another 2 were injured in Spin Boldak District, Kandahar Province.|
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- "Hundreds of prisoners flee before Afghan forces end Islamic State jail siege". August 3, 2020 – via Reuters.
- "Jalalabad Prison Secured After 18 Hours, 10 Attackers Killed". TOLOnews.
- "12 People Killed in 'Roadside Blast' in Baghlan". TOLOnews.
- "7 Police Killed in Ghazni Car Bomb: Security Source". TOLOnews.
- "6 Policemen Killed in Taliban Attack in Nangarhar". TOLOnews.
- "4 Security Force Members Killed in Badghis Clashes". TOLOnews.
- "Car Bomb Rocks Farah City, 4 Killed: Local Official". TOLOnews.
- "Four Civilians Killed in Kandahar Roadside Mine Blast". TOLOnews.
- "4 Afghan Forces, 8 Taliban Killed in Balkh Clashes". TOLOnews.
- "9 Security Force Members Killed in Uruzgan, Baghlan". TOLOnews.
- "Education Official Killed in Kabul Blast". TOLOnews.
- "2 Security Force Members Killed, 11 Wounded in Baghlan Blast". TOLOnews.
- "3 Killed, 16 Wounded in Kabul Rocket Attacks". TOLOnews.
- "14 Security Force Members Killed in Taliban Attack in Takhar". TOLOnews.
- "4 Security Forces Killed in Nangarhar Attack". TOLOnews.
- "7 Civilians Killed in Ghazni Roadside Mine Blast". TOLOnews.
- "3 Security Force Members Killed in Ghazni Clashes". TOLOnews.
- "Taliban Attack Security Forces Base in Kunduz". TOLOnews.
- "Car Bomb Targets Army Unit in Balkh, Four Dead". TOLOnews.
- "8 Local Security Force Members Killed in Ghor: Official". TOLOnews.
- "4 Civilians, Soldier Killed in Taliban Attack in Parwan". TOLOnews.
- "Blasts in Kandahar Kill 13 Civilians: Official". TOLOnews.