Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …

Afghanistan: Deadly blast hits Shiite mosque in Kandahar during Friday prayers

A large explosion tore through a Shi’ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, causing heavy casualties, a spokesman of the Taliban government’s interior ministry said. Qari Saeed Khosti said authorities were collecting details of the Read More …

Afghanistan: Blast in Kunar province kills Taliban commander, injures 11

A bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying a Taliban police chief in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing him and wounding 11 others, officials said. The blast happened in Asadabad, the capital of Kunar province, targeting the Taliban police chief for Read More …

Afghanistan: Deadly explosion kills and wounds worshipers in Northern Kunduz Province

A deadly explosion in Khan Abad port of northern Kunduz province inflicted casualties to at least 80 worshipers on Friday, October 8, BBC reported. The explosion has occurred in a mosque where hundreds of people had gathered to perform Friday Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out deadly Kabul airport attack had been released from prison days earlier

The ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out a terrorist attack at Kabul international airport in late August, killing 13 US service members and dozens of Afghans, had been released from a prison near Kabul just days earlier when the Taliban Read More …

Afghanistan: 3 Taliban members wounded in roadside bomb blast in Nangarhar

Afghan media quoted Taliban officials as saying that an explosion in Nangarhar province and an armed attack in Laghman province wounded Taliban members and Afghan civilians. This explosion happened shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday near Qala-e-Akhund in Kameh District Read More …

Afghanistan: Taliban eliminates ISIS-K hideout in north of Kabul

The Taliban fighters reportedly conducted operations in Kabul’s northern suburb-Police District 17, Khair Khana- eliminating a safe haven of the ISIS Khorasan branch. Local residents have confirmed the shooting of light and heavy weapons in the area and have also Read More …