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
Ayaz Gul VOA News November 13, 2019 ISLAMABAD – A car bomb explosion in the Afghan capital of Kabul Wednesday killed at least 12 people and wounded about 20 others, including children. Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi tweeted the early morning blast targeted a foreign private security company vehicle. He said four foreign employees of
1TV: Speaking in an interview with Russian broadcaster RT, Abdullah said that the international troops including those from the United States were in Afghanistan due to presence of terror groups like al-Qaeda, Daesh.“I think efforts for facilitating peace should be expedited, that is what the Afghans want” Abdullah said. “Once there is peace, there will be
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 19, 2019 Funerals were held in eastern Afghanistan on October 19 for victims of a bombing a day earlier at a mosque that killed at least 69 people during Friday Prayers. The mosque in the village of Chodari in Nangarhar Province was full of worshippers at the time of the
Press TV October 18, 2019 At least 62 worshippers have been killed and more than 100 injured in bomb explosions at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers. The spokesman for Nangarhar’s provincial governor, Attaullah Khogyani, said there were multiple blasts from explosives placed inside the mosque in the Jawdara area of Haska Mena