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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...

29-Jan-2018 kabul

15 killed in Kabul army camp attack

At least 11 soldiers and four militants were killed on Monday after the Islamic State attacked an army camp in western Kabul, the seventh major attack in the country this month.Some 16 Afghan army personnel were also wounded in the predawn attack, for which...

29-Jan-2018 Kabul

Nine dead in Kabul attack

In a suicide attack on an Afghan army base here, at least five Afghan soldiers and four insurgents were killed and another 10 were injured on Monday.The attack on the army battalion, stationed near the Marshal Fahim Military Academy in western Kabul, began...

28-Jan-2018 Kabul

Kabul ambulance bombing toll climbs to 103

The death toll in Saturday's horrific terrorist bombing here has risen to 103, with 235 others injured, Afghan Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak told the media on Sunday.The Taliban group claimed responsibility for the bloody attack, admitting a suicide...

27-Jan-2018 Kabul

Over 100 killed as Taliban hits Kabul again

At least 102 people were killed and nearly 200 others injured on Saturday when a Taliban suicide bomber exploded an ambulance laden with explosives near Sidarat Square in central Kabul where several government offices are located."At least 102 people killed,...

27-Jan-2018 kabul

40 killed in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul

At least 63 people were killed and over 150 others injured on Saturday when a Taliban suicide bomber exploded an ambulance laden with explosives near Sidarat Square in central Kabul where several government offices are located."At least 63 people were killed...

27-Jan-2018 kabul

17 killed in Kabul suicide blast

At least 17 people were killed and 110 others injured on Saturday in a suicide car bomb attack near Sidarat Square in central Kabul where several government offices are located.The blast occurred roughly at 12.50 p.m. near the Jamhoriat Hospital.The spokesman...

26-Jan-2018 kabul

6 killed as rocket hits house in Afghanistan

Six members of a family were killed and two injured when a rocket hit their home in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Friday, the police said.The incident took place in Qara Baghi area of the province, Tolo News reported, citing a statement by the police.According...

21-Jan-2018 Kabul

18 pro-government militiamen killed in Afghanistan

At least 18 pro-government militiamen were killed following a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, officials said on Sunday.The incident occurred in village Bozboy in Sholgra district on Saturday night when Taliban militants stormed...

21-Jan-2018 Kabul

10 killed in Kabul luxury hotel attack

Terrorists stormed the upscale Intercontinental Hotel here, triggering heavy fighting with security forces that ended on Sunday leaving 10 persons including all four attackers dead, authorities said.Seven others were wounded in the attack, Afghan Interior Ministry...

18-Jan-2018 kabul

Insider attack leaves 9 policemen dead in Afghanistan

An insider attack against the police in Afghanistan's Helmand province claimed the lives of nine police personnel on Thursday, a local official said.A man clad in police uniform opened fire on police personnel in a checkpoint outside Helmand's provincial...

13-Jan-2018 kabul

26 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 26 armed insurgents have been killed and 16 injured since Afghan security forces launched operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday morning."The joint Afghan security forces also detained three...

12-Jan-2018 kabul

20 Afghan media workers killed in 2017

Twenty journalists and media workers were killed in violence in Afghanistan in 2017, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), an independent media safety group protecting the reporters' rights, said on Friday.Last year was the deadliest for journalists...

05-Jan-2018 kabul

20 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least 20 persons have been killed and 30 others injured here in a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State terror group, an official said.The attack happened on Thursday night in Banaee area of Kabul where a group of police officers were handling...

31-Dec-2017 kabul

Suicide bomber kills 12 in Afghanistan

At least 12 people were killed and 16 others injured when a suicide attacker detonated his explosive device among mourners at a funeral in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Sunday."A terrorist blew himself up at the funeral ceremony of the former Governor...

28-Dec-2017 Kabul

40 killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least 40 people were killed and over 30 injured here on Thursday in a suicide attack inside an Islamic religious school situated in a building which also houses the offices of an Afghan news agency.The explosion took place around 10.30 a.m. in the Qala-e-Nazar...

25-Dec-2017 kabul

Eight killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Eight people were killed and two injured on Monday in a suicide bomb attack near Afghanistan's intelligence agency here, officials said.The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility in a statement on the terror group's "Amaq" news website, reports Xinhua news...

18-Dec-2017 Kabul

3 killed, 31 injured in Afghan car bombing

At least three people were killed and 31 others injured after a suicide car bombing struck a police checkpoint in Lashkar Gah, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand on Monday, officials said.The incident occurred at 5.30 p.m. after a suicide...

08-Dec-2017 kabul

7 killed in Kabul market blast

At least seven people were killed and nine others wounded in an explosion at a market in the western neighbourhood of Kabul on Friday, the media reported.According to Tolo News, the blast occurred in the afternoon in Sar-e-Karez market.The target of the...

03-Dec-2017 kabul

Afghan clashes claim 11 lives

At least 11 persons, including two soldiers, were killed as clashes erupted between security forces and the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, officials said here on Sunday.The clashes took place in Nani village of Andar district on Saturday. The dead also...

02-Dec-2017 kabul

3 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Three people were killed and six others wounded in three successive blasts in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, the capital of Nangarhar province on Saturday, an official said."A bomb blast occurred at around midday near the building of local media Inhykas TV...

27-Nov-2017 kabul

9 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Nine soldiers were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked an Army checkpoint in Afghanistan's Nimroz province on Monday."Armed militants attacked the checkpoint in Khash Rod district along a main road, killing nine soldiers," a government spokesman told...

26-Nov-2017 kabul

20 militants killed in Afghanistan

 Up to 20 militants were killed and 33 injured in military operations across Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday."The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces carried out 12 clean-up operations and 15 special operations in nine provinces...

16-Nov-2017 kabul

7 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

At least seven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside a hotel in the Afghan capital on Thursday, police said."The attacker wanted to enter the hotel but was identified by police guarding the hotel. He then detonated his explosives in front...

15-Nov-2017 kabul

19,700 Afghans die from diabetes annually

More than 19,700 people die due to diabetes in Afghanistan annually, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday."The 2012 International Diabetes Federation finding shows that 19,773 out of some 849,000 people affected by diabetes die of the disease annually in...

13-Nov-2017 kabul

22 policemen, 45 militants killed in Afghan attack

At least 22 policemen and 45 militants were killed after the Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a senior official said on Tuesday.The attack took place on Monday night in Maywand district, Xinhua news agency reported.About...

11-Nov-2017 kabul

Four killed in Afghan suicide attack

Four people were killed and five others injured on Saturday in a suicide attack targeting a military camp in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a police officer said."A Taliban terrorist driving an explosive-laden car was attempting to enter the military camp...

07-Nov-2017 kabul

15 killed in police training centre attack in Afghanistan

At least 15 insurgents were killed after Taliban attacked a police training centre in Afghanistan's Wardak province on Tuesday."One terrorist detonated a car bomb at the front gate of Dasht-e-Toap Police Training Centre at evening, enabling the gunmen to...

07-Nov-2017 kabul

4 killed in IS-claimed Kabul TV station attack

At least four persons, including two attackers, were killed and 20 injured in an attack on a television station here on Tuesday.The incident occurred in the morning after two terrorists, disguised as police officers, attacked Shamshad TV, a private Pashto...

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