Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 8, 2020 Unidentified gunman have killed a local provincial council member and two of his bodyguards in a March 8 attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A Kabul police spokesman said Logar Province council member Naser Ghairat and two bodyguards were killed in the attack and a third bodyguard was
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 9, 2020 KABUL — Two U.S. soldiers have been killed and six wounded in a firefight in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province, with the U.S. military saying initial reports indicate an attack was carried out by a man in an Afghan National Army (ANA) uniform. Colonel Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for
Press TV February 8, 2020 American and Afghan forces partaking in a reported joint operation are said to have come under “direct attack” in Afghanistan’s flashpoint eastern province of Nangarhar. The attack took place in the province’s Shirzad district military headquarters on Saturday, AFP reported. The agency, citing local media, described the incident as an “insider
Mohammad Habibzada VOA News February 8, 2020 A suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden car Saturday night in front of a police center in southern Afghanistan, killing at least six police officers. The attacker used a military Humvee vehicle and the blast rocked the Gereshk district of the restive Helmand province, Afghan officials there told VOA.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty January 26, 2020 Afghan officials say at least 20 people have been wounded after unknown assailants threw grenades at a wedding party in the southestern province of Khost. Investigation are under way into the incident that occurred in the town of Alishir, provincial government spokesman Talib Mangal said on January 26.
Tolo News: At least five employees of the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Afghanistan’s largest power distribution company, were killed in a roadside mine blast in Zabul province on Thursday, officials said. One other was wounded in the blast, according to officials. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan January 4, 2020 An explosion during the morning rush hour in the northern Afghan province of Balkh has killed a local resident and wounded at least two others, police said, adding the victims were civilians. The blast was caused by an improvised explosive device attached to a vehicle, Balkh police
Ariana: An explosion hit the vehicle of the United Nations organization in the capital Kabul, the Interior Ministry confirmed. One foreign national was killed and five civilians including two staff members of the United Nations were injured after a grenade was thrown on UN vehicle, Rahimi added. Click here to read more (external link). Other Security News
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 18, 2019 KABUL – At least four Afghan National Army soldiers and one civilian have been wounded in an attack on a military training center in Kabul, officials say. Defense Ministry spokesman Fuad Aman told RFE/RL that unknown attackers threw two grenades at the gate of the military facility on the western
Ariana: At least 10 people including three children wounded after a magnetic bomb went off in western Herat province late on Sunday afternoon, an official said. The sticky bomb was attached to the vehicle of traffic police near the Money Exchanger’s market in the city. No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Click here