Pakistan arrests 11 involved in attack on Chinese nationals

Pakistan’s National Counter-Terrorism Authority Coordinator Muhammad Tahir Rai said Sunday that security forces have arrested 11 suspects accused involved in an attack on Chinese nationals in March this year. Addressing a joint press conference here with Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi, Read More …

Afghanistan: Head of Coordination, Cooperation, and Mine Clearance Calls Attention to Persistent Danger of UXO

Nooruddin Rustamkhil, head of Coordination, Cooperation, and Mine Clearance, stated that since the beginning of 2024, “nearly 50 people have been killed and more than 150 injured” due to landmines and other explosive materials. Rustamkhil told TOLOnews that “over 100 Read More …

Afghanistan: Explosion kills one, injures three in Kandahar

Sources in Kandahar province, which had previously confirmed explosions in the province, say that this explosion also resulted in casualties. According to a source, on Monday, May 20, an explosion occurred at the ‘Kabul Station’ in the central district of Read More …

Afghanistan: Three Afghan nationals and three Spanish tourists killed in Bamyan shooting

Three Afghan nationals and three Spanish tourists were killed in central Afghanistan’s Bamyan province, the Taliban government has said, as it raised the death toll from the attack in a market. On Saturday, the government said that the bodies of Read More …

Afghanistan: IED explosion in Badakhshan leaves 8 dead and wounded

Eight security force members were killed and wounded in an IED explosion in Badakhshan province on Wednesday morning, officials confirmed. The Ministry of Interior said three policemen died and five others were wounded in the explosion. Abdul Mateen Qani, the Read More …

New evidence challenges the Pentagon’s account of 2021 Kabul airport suicide bombing

New video evidence uncovered by CNN significantly undermines two Pentagon investigations, the latest of which was released last week, into an ISIS-K suicide attack outside Kabul airport, during the American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021. The incident was Read More …

Afghanistan: Explosion in western Kabul kills at least one, injures three

The spokesperson for the Taliban police in Kabul confirmed an explosion in the western part of Kabul city, stating that one person was killed and three others were injured as a result. The Taliban official informed the media that the Read More …

US military’s additional review into deadly Kabul airport attack concludes troops did not see bomber ahead of attack

An additional review by the US military into the deadly Abbey Gate bombing during the Afghanistan withdrawal in 2021, which aimed to clear up outstanding questions about the attack, has concluded that service members had not previously seen the suspected Read More …

The Biggest Strengths And Weaknesses Of America’s MRAP

When the U.S. military went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq, it quickly became apparent that its arsenal of armored and up-armored vehicles was susceptible to dangerous improvised explosive devices (IEDs). As the war progressed, IEDs became more lethal, necessitating Read More …

UNDP: Landmines kill in seconds, their fallout lasts generations

On average, one person is killed or injured by landmines and other explosive ordnance every hour. Their destructive influence lasts long after armed conflict ends, inflicting horrific injuries and death, while trapping communities in poverty and fear. Millions of people Read More …