Tagged: Kabul

Bomb kills five Afghan school kids 0

Bomb kills five Afghan school kids

At least five children have been killed when a roadside bomb exploded as they were on their way to school in Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province.

Blast kills at least 29 at Afghan mosque 0

Blast kills at least 29 at Afghan mosque

A bomb has exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 29 men who had gathered for worship, officials say.

Security recruits killed in Afghan blast 0

Security recruits killed in Afghan blast

Bombers targeted a minibus of recruits for the Afghan security forces in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 27, local government sources said.

Taliban kill six police in Afghan province 0

Taliban kill six police in Afghan province

Six police officers are dead after Taliban militants attacked a checkpoint in the north-eastern province of Kapisa, officials say.

Afghans vote amid Taliban attacks 0

Afghans vote amid Taliban attacks

Afghanistan’s presidential polls have closed amid fears that accusations of fraud and misconduct could overwhelm any election results, while insurgent attacks aimed at disrupting voting in the country’s north and south caused dozens of casualties.

Afghanistan hospital toll rises to 39 0

Afghanistan hospital toll rises to 39

The death toll in a Taliban truck bombing that destroyed a hospital in southern Afghanistan has risen to 39, nearly double the previous figure, with 140 wounded.

At least 30 dead in Afghanistan air strike 0

At least 30 dead in Afghanistan air strike

At least 30 civilians have been killed and 40 injured in an air strike conducted by the Afghan security forces, backed by US air support, in eastern Afghanistan.

Suicide bomb at Afghan government office 0

Suicide bomb at Afghan government office

Militants have attempted to storm a government office in a provincial capital of eastern Afghanistan, setting off a suicide bombing and running gun battle with security forces.

Dozens killed by Taliban suicide bombers 0

Dozens killed by Taliban suicide bombers

Two attacks by suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded scores more in Afghanistan in the deadliest single day since a peace agreement with Taliban insurgents was declared dead.