Afghanistan: Landmine explosion kills 9 children in Ghazni

At least nine children were killed in southeastern Afghanistan Sunday when a landmine, laid during decades of war in the country, exploded, a local official said Monday. The mine went off as a group of young boys and girls were Read More …

Afghanistan: Suicide Attack Kills Three, Injures 12 in Kandahar

Asadullah Jamshed, spokesperson for the police command of Kandahar province, reported to TOLOnews that a suicide attack near a bank resulted in the death of three civilians and injured 12 others. The incident occurred on Thursday morning. Read more… Source: Read More …

Afghanistan: 5 security men, 1 civilian killed in Kandahar landmine blast

Six people were killed and a seventh injured in a roadside bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Friday. Spin Boldak police chief Mohammad Hashim Mahmood told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place at around 8am in 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: Magnetic Mine Blast in Kandahar Governor’s Compound Kills 2

The secretary of Kandahar’s governor and a security guard were killed, and another security guard was wounded, in a magnetic IED blast that occurred in a parking area in the governor’s compound in Kandahar city on Sunday afternoon, local security Read More …

Afghanistan: Separate blasts kill 11 civilians on first day of truce

A roadside bomb struck a car in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, killing five civilians, including a woman and children, said Jamal Naser Barekzai a spokesman for the provincial police. In another incident, two children were killed and Read More …

Afghanistan: 48 IEDs discovered and destroyed in Kandahar Province by Afghan National Army

Afghan National Army saved lives of tens of civilians in Zheria-Maiwand roads, Kandahar Province today. 48 IEDs which were placed by Taliban terrorists on public roads to kill civilians were discovered & safely detonated, 17 Taliban were killed and tense Read More …

Afghanistan: Police Commander Killed in Kandahar Blast

Waris Achikzai, a commander of Kandahar’s police special forces, was killed in a blast in Maiwand district on Sunday night, a source said. The incident occurred in Maiwand district after a vehicle was struck by a roadside mine, the source Read More …

Afghanistan: ‘Taliban’ Truck Bomb Damages Bridge in Kandahar

The “Taliban” detonated a car “full of explosives” on a bridge in Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday afternoon, damaging parts of the bridge, said Kandahar police, who added that nobody was injured. The bridge attacked in the Read More …