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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...

31-Jul-2018 kabul

8 killed, 40 injured in Afghan bomb blast

At least eight people were killed and 40 others injured as a roadside bomb blast struck a passenger bus in Afghanistan's Farah province on Tuesday, government officials said.The explosion occurred at around 4.30 a.m. in Lakhshak locality of Bala Buluk district...

26-Jul-2018 Kabul

6 killed in attack on Afghan intelligence convoy

A suicide attack on an Afghan intelligence convoy travelling towards the Afghan capital on Thursday killed at least six people and injured six others, officials said.The attack took place at 5 a.m. in the fifth police district of Kabul when a Taliban suicide...

23-Jul-2018 Kabul

Death toll in suicide attack near Kabul airport climbs to 23

The death toll in a suicide attack near Kabul airport, that took place shortly after a plane carrying Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum had landed, climbed to 23 on Monday while the number of wounded rose to 107.Dostum, who had gone into self-exile to Turkey...

20-Jun-2018 kabul

61 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least 45 Afghan security forces and 16 militants have been killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in two Afghanistan provinces, authorities said on Wednesday.In one attack, 30 Afghan Army soldiers and 16 Taliban militants were killed...

20-May-2018 kabul

4 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan air strikes

At least four Taliban insurgents were killed following an Afghan Special Operations Forces-related air strikes in the southern province of Zabul, officials said on Sunday."The strikes were conducted against militants of Taliban terrorist outfit in Shahjoy...

19-May-2018 kabul

Afghanistan explosions kill 8, injures 43

At least eight people were killed and 43 wounded in three consecutive explosions during a cricket match in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, media reported on Saturday.The blasts occurred around Friday midnight at Jalalabad's Spinghar cricket stadium where...

15-May-2018 kabul

14 killed in Afghanistan clashes

At least six Afghan security forces and eight Taliban militants were killed on Tuesday after heavy fighting broke out in the country's Farah city.Taliban militants launched a major offensive at around 2.40 a.m. from northern and western neighbourhood of...

06-May-2018 Kabul

Explosion kills 15 in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were killed and dozens more injured on Sunday after an explosion ripped through a mosque in Afghanistan's Khost city.The incident took place in the vicinity of Yaqoobi area targeting a mosque where dozens of people had gathered to obtain...

10-Apr-2018 kabul

15 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan

At least 15 militants and two soldiers were killed in clashes between the two sides in Afghanistan's Herat province, a local official said on Tuesday."The clashes occurred after Taliban militants stormed security checkpoints with guns and rockets in remote...

07-Apr-2018 kabul

8 militants killed, 2 Taliban hideouts destroyed in Afghanistan

At least eight militants have been killed and two Taliban hideouts destroyed by Afghan Army in the country's Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday."Afghan National Army Air Force A-29 military planes on Friday afternoon struck two Taliban hideouts...

04-Apr-2018 Jalalabad

4 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

At least four militants of the Islamic State group were killed following an air strike by the US and NATO-led coalition forces' unmanned plane in Afghanistan, authorities said on Wednesday.The strike occurred at around mid-day on Tuesday after the plane...

31-Mar-2018 Kandahar

30 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 30 militants have been killed and nearly a dozen others injured as clashes erupted in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.The government forces raided Taliban hideouts in Sara Baghal area of Miwand district on late Friday...

30-Mar-2018 kabul

Afghanistan suicide bombing kills 3

An Afghan provincial council member, along with a local pro-government leader and an attacker, was killed when the latter blew himself up in the country's Kunar province on Friday, a government spokesman said.The explosion occurred in the afternoon after...

25-Mar-2018 kabul

3 killed in Afghan suicide attack

An Afghan civilian and two bombers were killed and seven people injured after an explosion ripped through a mosque in the western province of Herat on Sunday, a provincial police spokesman said.The blast occurred at midday after two suicide bombers tried...

21-Mar-2018 kabul

Kabul bombing near Shiite shrine by IS kills 29

An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 29 people in Kabul who were celebrating the Persian New Year on Wednesday, according to Afghan government officials.Nasrat Rahimi, the deputy spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, initially said that a suicide...

21-Mar-2018 kabul

26 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least 26 people were killed and 18 injured in a suicide bombing on Wednesday near a crowd celebrating Nawroz or Persian New Year in Kabul, authorities said.A suicide attacker detonated the bombs he was carrying in his vest around noon between Kabul University...

17-Mar-2018 kabul

Taliban kill 3 in Kabul suicide bombing

A suicide car bombing claimed by the Taliban in Kabul on Saturday left at least three people dead and four injured.The attack, which caused panic among Kabul residents, came amid increased government forces' crackdowns on anti-government militants elsewhere ...

17-Mar-2018 kabul

35 Islamic State militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 35 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes on their hideouts in Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province, an Army spokesperson said."In deadly airstrikes against IS outfit which were conducted in Qush Tepa and Darzab districts at 4.45...

12-Mar-2018 kabul

7 civilians killed in Afghanistan Taliban attack

Seven civilians, including two women and three children, were killed when Taliban militants hit their vehicle with a rocket in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.Two people were also wounded in the attack which occurred at around 8.30...

10-Mar-2018 kabul

15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban militants attacked their outpost in Afghanistan's Farah province, the media reported on Saturday.Citing Ariana News TV, Xinhua reported that the attack was carried out by the Taliban militants on Friday...

09-Mar-2018 kabul

Four killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least four people were killed on Friday in a suicide attack in western Kabul near where thousands of members of the Shia Hazara minority had gathered."So far we have received four dead and 13 injured ones... Numbers could rise," Afghan Public Health...

06-Mar-2018 Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan)

Taliban key commander among 4 killed in Afghanistan

Four militants, including a Taliban key commander Mullah Janat Gul, were killed by security forces in Afghanistan's Balkh province on Tuesday, the police said."The government forces, acting upon intelligence reports, targeted a hideout of Taliban rebels in...

24-Feb-2018 kabul

Multiple bombings in Afghanistan kill 9

At least nine people, including three assailants, were killed and 22 others wounded in three separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday, authorities said.In one attack, one intelligence agency officer was killed and 16 civilians injured when a...

15-Feb-2018 kabul

2 killed in Afghanistan blast

At least two persons, including a child, were killed in a blast in Afghanistan's Samangan province on Thursday, the police said.The blast hit a house in Aybak city, the capital of the province, a police spokesman said."A mine planted into the house of a...

05-Feb-2018 kabul

12 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

Tweleve militants were killed as Afghan military warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an official said.The government forces bombed Taliban hideouts in Badakhshan province's Wardoj district,...

03-Feb-2018 kabul

47 militants killed in Afghan anti-terror operations

At least 47 militants have been killed in the eastern and northern regions of Afghanistan over the past 24 hours as the government forces stepped up anti-terror operations in the war-battered country, officials said on Saturday.The security forces killed...

02-Feb-2018 kabul

Two women killed in Afghanistan explosion

Two women were killed and five persons were injured in an explosion in Afghanistan's Ghani province on Friday, an official said.The incident occurred in the morning after a vehicle carrying seven persons was struck by an improvised explosive device in Cherli...

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