Afghanistan: Mortar shell explosion kills 9 children near the border with Pakistan

An explosion in eastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan has killed at least nine children and wounded four others, according to local officials. The blast on Monday took place when a cart selling food items struck an old, unexploded Read More …

Afghanistan: Bomb Explodes In Eastern Nangarhar Province

Taliban authorities in Afghanistan said a bomb ripped through a crowded mosque in eastern Nangarhar province Friday during afternoon prayers, wounding at least 15 worshippers. Provincial government spokesman Mohammad Hanif told VOA the explosive device was planted inside the mosque, Read More …

Afghanistan: Roadside bomb targets Taliban, kills 2 in Jalalabad

A roadside bomb struck a Taliban patrol in a stronghold of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and wounding three, witnesses said. Wednesday’s bomb went off in the city of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar Read More …

Afghanistan: Child among at least two killed in roadside bombing targeting the Taliban in Jalalabad

A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Two bombs detonated in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, as a Taliban vehicle was passing by on 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: ISIS affiliate claims spate of attacks on Taliban in Jalalabad

The eastern city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan has seen a spate of attacks against the Taliban this week by the group IS Khorasan (ISIS-K), an affiliate of ISIS. ISIS-K claimed three attacks in the city on Wednesday and Thursday. Through Read More …

Afghanistan: Several dead as second deadly bombing strikes Jalalabad in 2 days

Witnesses say an explosion targeted a Taliban vehicle in the provincial city of Jalalabad, the second such deadly blast in as many days in a Daesh stronghold. The Taliban and Daesh extremists are enemies, and fought each other even before Read More …

Afghanistan: 2 killed 19 wounded in consecutive explosions in Nangarhar

Three consecutive explosions targeting rangers of the Taliban killed 2 and wounded 19 more among them women and children in Police District 5 of Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province. Health officials of the provincial hospital in Jalalabad city said Read More …