Flash flooding in Afghanistan's Baghlan province kills at least 65 people and forces thousands of people to relocate.
Three suicide bombers attack a Shiite mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, killing 47 people and injuring 70 others. The explosions occur at the main door and inside the mosque. Taliban authorities later arrived and secured the mosque. Taliban interior ministry spokesman Qari Saeed Khosti says that authorities are currently collecting evidence in order to determine responsibility for the bombing.
Flash floods brought by torrential rains in northeastern Afghanistan kill at least 100 people in Charikar, Parwan Province, Afghanistan, with at least 300 houses in the area destroyed. The Ministry of Disaster Management has also reported some casualties and destruction of infrastructure in the provinces of Kapisa, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, Paktia, and Panjshir.
The Taliban destroy an electricity pylon in Doshe, Baghlan, Afghanistan, overnight. The pylon carries imported power from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and its destruction causes widespread blackouts across several provinces and in capital Kabul.
Two ex-Blackwater consultants are found guilty in the United States of the involuntary manslaughter of a civilian in the Afghan capital Kabul. [https:--www.npr.org-2011-03-11-134470077-ex-blackwater-workers-found-guilty-in-afghan-death?ft=1&f=1001&sc=tw (AP via NPR)]date=August 2019