September 2020 Afghanistan attacks

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September 2020 Afghanistan attacks
Part of the War in Afghanistan
LocationAfghanistan
DateSeptember 2020
Attack type
Shooting, bombing
WeaponsGuns, bombs
Deaths105 (+101)
Injured112 (+63)
PerpetratorsTaliban

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[edit]

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.[1]
3 September Nangarhar Province 3 1 A mine explosion killed at least 3 people and injured 1 in Nangarhar Province.[2]
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.[3]
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.[4]
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.[5]
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.[6]
9 September Kabul 10 16 At least 10 people were killed and another 16 were injured in a Kabul bombing.[7]
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.[8]
10 September Kandahar Province 0 7 A car bombing injured 7 police in Kandahar Province.[9]
11 September Khost Province 4 13 A motorcycle bombing occurred in Khost Province.[10] The attack left at least 4 people dead including 2 civilians and 4 soldiers. Another 13 were injured.[11]
13 September Tagab District, Kapisa, Kapisa Province 5 7 Five police were killed and another 7 were injured in Tagab District, Kapisa, Kapisa Province.[12]
16 September Kalafgan District, Takhar Province 2 12 A bomb killed 2 and injured 12 others in Kalafgan District, Takhar Province.[13]
16 September Kabul 1 1 A member of the Afghan National Directorate of Security was shot dead and his driver was injured in Kabul.[14]
17 September Nangarhar Province 20 (around +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.[15]
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.[15]
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[15]
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.[15]
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.[16]
19 September Gardez, Gardez District, Paktia Province 1 0 A gunman killed a man in Gardez, Gardez District, Paktia Province.[17]
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.[18]
19 September Paktika Province 1 0 A security forces member was killed in Paktika Province.[18]
21 September Kabul 1 3 One child was killed and another 3 people were injured after two mines exploded in Kabul.[19]
22 September Gizab District, Uruzgan Province 14 0 Insurgents killed at least 14 security force members in Gizab District, Uruzgan Province.[20]
24 September Patawak, Darayem District, Badakshan Province. 5 1 Taliban killed 5 people including 2 children in Patawak village in Darayem District, Badakshan Province[21]
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.[22]
26 September Badakhshan Province 1 0 A police commander was killed in Badakhshan Province by the Taliban.[23]
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.[24]
30 September Farang District, Baghlan Province 1 2 Taliban insurgents kill a police officer and another two were injured in Farang District, Baghlan Province.[25]
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.[26]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3 Security Force Members Killed in Taliban Attack in Paktia". TOLOnews. 1 September 2020. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  2. ^ "3 Civilians Killed, 1 Wounded in Nangarhar IED Blast". TOLOnews. 3 September 2020. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  3. ^ "10 Taliban Killed in Kandahar: MoD". TOLOnews. 6 September 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Civilian Killed in Kandahar Roadside Blast". TOLOnews. 7 September 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  5. ^ "'22 Taliban Killed in Faryab Clashes': MoD". TOLOnews. 7 September 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  6. ^ "1 Taliban Killed, 2 Wounded in Kabul Clashes: MoD". TOLOnews. 8 September 2020. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  7. ^ "VP Saleh Survives Kabul Blast, At Least 10 Killed". TOLOnews. 9 September 2020. Retrieved 9 September 2020.
  8. ^ "6 Taliban Killed in Herat Attack: MoD". TOLOnews. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Seven Police Wounded in Kandahar Blast". TOLOnews. 10 September 2020. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  10. ^ "4 wedding guests killed, 8 injured in Khost blast". Pajhwok Afghan News. 11 September 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Four Killed in Khost Wedding Blast". TOLOnews. 11 September 2020. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  12. ^ "Crime Investigation Officer Killed In Kapisa". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  13. ^ "2 Killed, 12 Wounded in Takhar Blast". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  14. ^ "NDS Colonel Murdered in Kabul, Public Demands Better Security". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  15. ^ a b c d "32 Security Force Members Killed in Past 24 Hours". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  16. ^ "Woman Killed in Balkh Blast, Five More Wounded". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  17. ^ "Deputy Head of Paktia Provincial Council Killed in Attack". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  18. ^ a b "Two Security Force Members Killed in Balkh, Paktika Blasts". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  19. ^ "Child Killed, 3 People Wounded in Kabul Blasts". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  20. ^ "14 Security Force Members Killed in Uruzgan: Official". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  21. ^ "5 Family Members Killed in 'Taliban Ambush' in Badakhshan". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  22. ^ "District-Level NDS Head in Kapisa Killed by Unknown Gunmen". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  23. ^ "Local Police Commander Killed in Taliban Attack in Badakhshan". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  24. ^ "Blast in Daikundi Kills 14 Civilians: Interior Ministry". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  25. ^ "Taliban Storm Baghlan District Police HQ, 1 Police Officer Killed". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  26. ^ "Badakhshan District Police Chief Killed In Taliban Attack". TOLOnews. Retrieved 30 September 2020.