Afghanistan: Blasts hit Kabul, Balkh leaving several killed

At least two civilians were killed and 12 others were injured in a grenade blast in PD 18 of Kabul today, a spokesman for the Kabul security department, Khalid Zadran said. He said that an investigation is underway to arrest Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIS claims responsibility for attack on civilians in Kabul

According to reports, ISIS-Khurasan has claimed responsibility for the attack on civilians at the “Qala-e-Nazir Station” west of Kabul, which resulted in the deaths of two individuals and injuries to 14 others. Khalid Zadran, the spokesperson for the Kabul police, Read More …

INTERPOL: Over 1,700 arrested in landmark operation across Asia targeting Illicit firearms

LYON, France – In the first operation coordinated across Asia by INTERPOL against illicit firearms, authorities in 10 countries have made over 1,700 arrests and seized 714 firearms, 921 parts and components, and 45,383 rounds of ammunition. From 13 – Read More …

Pakistan: 25 soldiers killed in Dera Ismail Khan attack

Twenty-five Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred while 27 terrorists were killed in three separate incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Dera Ismail Khan, the military’s media affairs wing said on Tuesday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), “heightened activities” were witnessed Read More …

Afghanistan tops global list for highest landmine-affected areas

The Danish Refugee Council recently announced that Afghanistan is recognized as one of the countries in the world with the highest landmine-affected areas. The pervasive presence of landmines in Afghanistan poses a significant humanitarian challenge, affecting the safety and livelihoods Read More …

Afghanistan: Deadly bus explosion in Kabul kills seven

According to Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran, the explosion took place in the Dasht-e-Barchi neighbourhood of the capital. This area is known for being home to the historically marginalized Shia Hazara community. An explosion occurred in a bus carrying civilian Read More …

UNODC: Afghanistan opium cultivation in 2023 declined 95 per cent following drug ban

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan plunged by an estimated 95 per cent following a drug ban imposed by the de facto authorities in April 2022, according to a new research brief from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Read More …

Afghanistan: Mine explosion kills two children in Jawzjan

Local government officials in Jowzjan province have tragically confirmed the loss of two children due to a devastating mine explosion, and another child was injured due to the incident. Abdul Satar Haleemi, the spokesperson for Jowzjan police, informed the media Read More …

Afghanistan: Two shepherds killed in landmine explosion in Faryab

Provincial authorities in Faryab report that two young shepherds lost their lives due to the explosion of a landmine in the Grizwan district of this province. The incident occurred Monday in the Grizwan district when the two shepherds, a 12-year-old boy Read More …