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31-Jul-2019 Kabul

34 killed in Afghan road mine explosion

At least 34 people were killed and 17 others wounded when a passenger bus hit a mine placed on a national highway in Afghanistan's Farah province on Wednesday, officials said.The explosion occurred around 6 a.m. when the bus packed with passengers detonated...

28-Jul-2019 Kabul

Only Afghan govt can negotiate with Taliban : Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that only the Afghan government has the authority to negotiate with the Taliban on a peace deal, even as the militant outfit has rejected direct talks with the government.Ghani, who is also a presidential candidate,...

27-Jul-2019 Kabul

4 killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

At least four members of the Afghan Security Forces were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in Ghazni province on Saturday morning, reported Tolo news.The blast occurred in Ab Band district of Ghazni at around 4.30 a.m. on Saturday when...

25-Jul-2019 Kabul

5 killed, 16 injured as 3 blasts rock Afghanistan

At least five people were killed and 16 others injured as three blasts rocked Afghanistan's Kabul on Thursday morning, officials said.According to Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi, the first blast at 8.10 a.m. in Police District 16 targeted a mini-bus...

20-Jul-2019 Kabul

24 militants killed in missile strikes in Afghanistan

At least 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others injured in guided missile strikes in Afghanistan, military said on Saturday."Based on intelligence reports, 24 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others wounded in guided missile strikes in Uruzgan...

19-Jul-2019 Kabul

9 killed, 33 injured in blast outside Kabul University

At least nine people were killed and 33 others injured after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a gate of Kabul University here on Friday, officials said.The blast occurred around 7.10 a.m. (local time) near the southern gate of the...

12-Jul-2019 Kabul

Rashid Khan named Afghan captain across all formats

Rashid Khan was on Friday named the captain of the Afghanistan cricket team in across all formats, the cricket board confirmed.Asghar Afghan, who was sacked as captain  ahead of the World Cup, will be Rashid's deputy. Asghar was removed from captaincy...

07-Jul-2019 Kabul

12 killed, 179 injured in Afghan bombing

At least 12 people were killed and 179 others injured on Sunday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Ghazni city. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack."The attack took place in the morning at around 8.30 a.m. near a local base of the...

01-Jul-2019 Kabul

34 killed in Kabul blast, Taliban claim responsibility

At least 34 people were killed and 68 injured after a powerful blast claimed by the Taliban rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul in the morning rush hour on Monday, authorities said.The attack comes when a Taliban delegation and US representatives are carrying...

22-Jun-2019 Kabul

12 militants, 2 security personnel killed in Afghan gunfight

Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.A group of Taliban militants, according to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaqaeq Shurash, launched offensives on...

02-Jun-2019 Kabul

2 killed, 24 injured in serial bomb blasts in Kabul

Two persons were killed and 24 others injured as serial bomb blasts rocked Kabul on Sunday, an official said.The first explosion occurred at 7.50 a.m. when a bomb attached to a minibus was detonated on a street in western Kabul, a spokesman of the Interior...

31-May-2019 Kabul

5 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least five people were killed and seven injured on Friday when a car bomb targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded in Kabul, Afghan officials said.Kabul Police spokesperson Firdaws Faramarz said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle...

30-May-2019 Kabul

6 dead in suicide attack on Kabul military centre

As many as six people were killed and 16 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a military training centre here on Thursday, officials said.The Islamic State (IS) terror group claimed responsibility for the attack. The suicide attacker...

26-May-2019 Kabul

25 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 22 militants, including two Taliban commanders, and three police officers were killed in separate clashes in Afghanistan, authorities said on Sunday.Fifteen militants, including the two commanders, were killed as security forces targeted Taliban...

09-May-2019 Kabul

14 dead in Taliban attack on aid group in Kabul

The death toll of a Taliban attack targeting an international aid group in the Afghan capital jumped to 14 on Thursday, with the militant group warning it would conduct more such strikes to avenge the civilian casualties of counter-insurgency military operations...

05-May-2019 Kabul

Afghan military kills 52 Taliban militants

At least 52 Taliban militants, including two key comanders, were killed by the Afghan Army in Ghazni province, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday."Up to 52 Taliban terrorists  were killed following three separate Afghan National Army commando operations...

05-Mar-2019 kabul

59 killed in Afghanistan floods

At least 59 people were killed and another 143 injured as flash floods struck Afghanistan following heavy rains in the country, officials said on Monday.Kandahar and Helmand provinces were the most affected by the floods that hit the country following heavy...

06-Jan-2019 kabul

40 people killed in Afghan gold mine cave-in

 At least 40 people have been killed as a gold mine caved in on Sunday in northern Afghanistan, authorities said.Ten others were injured in the incident, which happened as they searched for gold in the Kohestan district of Badakhshan province, Afghan parliament...

25-Dec-2018 kabul

Afghan government office attack toll reaches 43

 The death toll of a terrorist attack on a government office here in Afghanistan rose to 43 as many injured succumbed to their injuries, an Afghan Public Health Ministry official said on Tuesday.Earlier reports had put the casualty at 28 civilians, one police...

11-Dec-2018 kabul

6 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security forces

At least four members of the Afghan security forces and two civilians were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by Taliban targeting a military convoy in a district of Kabul province.The attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated...

26-Nov-2018 kabul

18 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack

At least 18 Afghan policemen were killed after the Taliban attacked a convoy in Farah province, an official said on Monday."Militants attacked a police convoy in Juwayn district on Sunday evening. The initial information found that 18 police personnel were...

20-Nov-2018 kabul

Suicide bomb attack in Kabul kills at least 50

A suicide bombing on Tuesday at a hall in Kabul where hundreds of religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the Prophet  Muhammad's birthday left at least 50 people dead and more than 70 others wounded, officials said.The attack was carried out...

12-Nov-2018 Kabul

Suicide blast near Hazara protests in Kabul kills 6

At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near a protest site where hundreds of people, mostly members of the persecuted Shia minority Hazara, were demanding more security in the Hazara-dominated central...

08-Nov-2018 Kabul

16 Talibans killed in Afghanistan

Afghan forces killed 16 Taliban militants and injured 19 others while evicting them from several villages in Dand-e-Ghori area in Baghlan province, police said Thursday."The security forces have recaptured several villages including the main base of Taliban...

06-Nov-2018 kabul

Ashraf Ghani inaugurates China-Afghanistan air corridor

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday inaugurated the China-Afghanistan air corridor to boost trade relations between the two neighbouring countries."It is expected that 20 tonnes of pine nuts as the first shipment will be exported to China," said a statement...

31-Oct-2018 Kabul

7 killed in Kabul prison suicide bombing

At least seven people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying prison employees on the outskirts of capital on Wednesday, officials said.Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide...

31-Oct-2018 Kabul

25 killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

At least 25 people, including senior government and Army officials, were killed when a military helicopter crashed due to bad weather in the region bordering Afghanistan's Farah and Herat provinces on Wednesday, authorities said."The 25 people on board...

31-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Kabul prison suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and eight others wounded after a suicide bomber struck a vehicle carrying prison employees in the capital on Wednesday, officials said.Kabul police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the suicide attack occurred...

27-Oct-2018 kabul

6 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

At least six people were killed and 12 injured on Saturday in a Taliban car bomb attack in front of a police base in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province.At 8.30 a.m., a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle laden with explosives as a car carrying police personnel...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

5 killed, 118 injured in Afghanistan's polling day violence

At least five people were killed and 118 injured in a series of violent attacks and explosions in Afghanistan as the long-awaited parliamentary elections got underway in the militancy-plagued country on Saturday.In Kabul, blasts killed at least three people...

20-Oct-2018 kabul

1 killed, 47 injured in Afghanistan's polling day bombings

Several blasts were reported from different parts of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least 1 person and wounding 47, as Afghans voted in the long-awaited parliamentary elections.Blasts were reported from Kabul and the provinces of Kapisa and Logar (east),...

14-Oct-2018 kabul

16 killed in 2 attacks on Afghan election campaigns

At least 16 people were killed Saturday and 36 wounded in two attacks against Afghanistan's ongoing parliamentary election campaign ahead of next week's vote, authorities told Efe.The first attack occurred in Takhar province in the country's northeast,...

13-Oct-2018 kabul

12 killed in Afghan election rally blast

At least 12 people were killed after a blast ripped through an election campaign rally in Afghanistan's Takhar province on Saturday, officials said.The motorcycle bomb was detonated in the afternoon targeting the campaign rally of Nazifa Beg Yusufi, a candidate...

12-Sep-2018 kabul

58 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 58 Taliban militants were killed and several others wounded following separate air and ground operations in Uruzgan and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.More than 100 Talibans attacked two security posts on Uruzgan province's main...

08-Sep-2018 kabul

15 killed in Afghanistan accident

At least 15 people were killed and 25 others injured when a passenger bus collided with a truck on Saturday in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.According to the police, the accident took place at around 6 a.m. in Hawoz village of Zhari district, reports...

30-Aug-2018 kabul

7 militants killed, 5 injured in Afghan gun battle

At least seven Taliban militants were killed and five injured in a clash with security forces in Afghanistan's Maiwand district, police said on Thursday.The clash, which took place late on Wednesday, flared-up after the militants stormed some security checkpoints...

27-Aug-2018 kabul

Over 50 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Over 50 militants were killed and dozens injured as aircrafts pounded Taliban positions in Afghanistan's Faryab province on Monday, an official said.A group of Taliban militants blocked a road to target military convoys but the government forces in efforts...

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