Spin Boldak bombing
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|Spin Boldak bombing|
|Location||Spin Boldak, Afghanistan|
|Date||March 18, 2003 |
2:30 pm (GMT+4:30 Kabul (UTC))
|Perpetrator||Abdul Rahman (Taliban) |
The Spin Boldak bombing happened on February 18, 2008 when a car full of explosives detonated near a Canadian military convoy in a market in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan. The attack killed 38 Afghans and injured at least 25 civilians. In addition, four Canadian soldiers were lightly injured.
- "Canadian troops blamed in blast that killed 38" by Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press, and Noor Khan, thestar.com, February 18, 2008. Note: The Canadians were blamed by Asadullah Khalid only to the extent they ignored his warnings of the risk. Retrieved 2010-04-20.
- "Canadians were warned about bomber: Afghan governor" by Canwest News Service, February 18, 2008. Footnote upgraded 2010-04-20.