7 civilians killed as Taliban roadside bomb goes off in West of Afghanistan

A roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants went off in western Nimroz province of Afghanistan, killing at least seven civilians, the local authorities said. Bahram Khel, the acting spokesperson for the provincial government, confirmed that the incident took place in Read More …

Afghanistan: 12 People Killed in ‘Roadside Blast’ in Baghlan

At least 12 people close to Mahbubullah Ghafari, a former member of the provincial council of Baghlan, were killed in a roadside mine blast in the province on Wednesday morning, Ghafari confirmed. The incident happened in the Chashmaye Shir area, Read More …

ISIS member from Kerala behind Afghan prison attack, say reports

A Malayali ISIS terrorist had led the team that attacked the prison in Afghanistan on Sunday, say reports. According to Intelligence Bureau sources, Kasaragod native KP Ijaz led the fierce attack in a prison at the eastern Afghan city of Read More …

Afghanistan: 13 killed, 42 wounded in coordinated attack on Nangarhar prison

The local officials confirmed that a coordinated attack on the provincial prison left at least 13 civilians dead and dozens more wounded. Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesperson for the provincial government, confirmed that the attackers detonated a car packed with explosives, Read More …

UN urges parties to prioritize protection of civilians and start talks

The first half of 2020 witnessed fluctuating levels of violence impacting civilians in Afghanistan, with the United Nations documenting 3,458 civilian casualties (1,282 killed and 2,176 injured), according to a new report released today. While the civilian casualty figures represent Read More …

Explosion in Kabul city leaves at least 3 dead, wounded

An explosion in Kabul city left one person dead and two others wounded, the officials in Kabul Police Headquarters said. Ferdaw Faramuz, a spokesperson for Kabul Police Headquarters, confirmed the incident and said an explosion ripped through a police vehicle Read More …

5 Taliban bomb experts killed during airstrikes in Afghanistan

Five Taliban bomb experts were killed during the airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force in two provinces, the command of Afghan Special Forces said on Monday. “Three armed militants were killed in Nahri Saraaj district of southern Helmand province Read More …

Afghan forces foil 4 back to back explosions in Kabul

The Afghan forces thwarted militants bid to detonate four improvised explosive devices in Kabul, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. According to a statement released by MoD, the militants had planted the bombs in the vicinity of Mosahi and Qarabagh Read More …

Afghanistan: 5 civilians suffer casualties in Taliban roadside bomb in Baghlan province

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) inflicted casualties on five civilians in norhtern Kunduz proivnce of Afghanistan, the Afghan security officials said. Tariq Arian, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), said a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants went Read More …