Incident Summary:

03/25/2015: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near an Afghan Police district headquarters in Morad Khani neighborhood, Kabul city, Kabul province, Afghanistan. In addition to the bomber, at least seven people were killed and 22 others were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Morad Khani neighborhood of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Afghan Police
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Afghanistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Vehicle
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 8 Fatalities / 22 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 8
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 22
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Suicide attack in Kabul kills at least seven: official," Agence France Presse -- English, March 25, 2015.
"7 Killed, 36 Injured in Kabul Suicide Bombing," Tolo News, March 25, 2015.
"Suicide attack in Kabul kills at least seven: official," Business Recorder, March 25, 2015.