UN condemns ‘horrendous attack’ on demining partner HALO Trust in Afghanistan

Ten people were killed, and 16 others injured, when gunmen burst into a demining camp in Baghlan-e-Markazi district and opened fire. HALO Trust said the attack occurred around 9:50 pm Tuesday, local time, when some 110 men, from local communities Read More …

Afghanistan: 10 Deminers Killed in Gunmen Attack in Baghlan

At least 10 deminers from the HALO Trust organization were killed and 16 more were wounded in an attack by gunmen on their office in the northern province of Baghlan on Tuesday night, a security official who wished not to Read More …

Afghanistan: 4 Killed in Taliban’s Car Bomb Attack on Police HQ in Baghlan

Four security force members were killed in a car bomb attack by the Taliban on the police headquarters in Baghlan-e-Markazi district in the northern province of Baghlan on Monday evening, officials said Tuesday. The attack took place at around 6:30 Read More …

Afghan National Police defused 11 IEDs across Afghanistan; Prevented destruction of transmission tower in Baghlan province

ANP bomb disposal unit discovered and defused 11 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kabul, Kunar, Kandahar and Logar provinces. ANP bomb disposal unit discovered and defused 11 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kabul, Kunar, Kandahar and Logar provinces. pic.twitter.com/EuvgF2faJ1 — Read More …

Afghanistan: Policeman Killed, 7 others Wounded in Nangarhar Blasts, Two Children Wounded In A Roadside Blast In Baghlan Province

At lest one policeman was killed and seven others including three civilians were wounded in two separate blasts in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Sunday morning, local officials said. The first incident happened when a car bomb attack targeted Read More …

Afghanistan: Afghan National Police seize and defuse IEDs in Paktika, Baghlan and Kandahar provinces

As a result of search operation, GCPSU discovered & seized one missile launcher, seven mortar rounds, four RPG-7 rockets, four IEDs & six hand grenades in Urgon district of Paktika province. Meanwhile, ANP seized an ammunition-laden vehicle in PD#5, Pul-e-Khumri Read More …

Afghanistan: ANP engineering teams discovered and defused IEDs in Kabul, Herat, Paktiya, Khost and Baghlan provinces

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & naturalize four roadside bombs in Herat province. Meanwhile, ANP detained two Taliban mine planters while they were planting roadside bombs in Gardiz City of Paktiya. The engineering Read More …

Afghanistan hit by blackouts after power pylons destroyed

Afghan households and businesses in about a third of the country have been hit by blackouts after electricity pylons in the northern province of Baghlan were blown up over the weekend, the main power utility said on Monday. The utility, Read More …

Afghanistan: 2 Security Force Members Killed, 11 Wounded in Baghlan Blast

At least two security force personnel affiliated with the National Directorate of Security (NDS) were killed, and 11 people–including civilians–were wounded in a roadside mine blast in northern Baghlan province, a security source said. The incident happened around10:00am local time 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 …