8am: Residents of Kabul reported three explosions in the western part [Hazara] of the city. Two explosions took place at around 3:25 pm on Friday (December 10th). Shortly afterward, a third explosion occurred in the same neighborhood. The exact number of casualties is unknown. However, Taliban officials said two civilians were killed and three others
Insider:”‘Before we start this withdrawal,’ President Trump said, ‘I want to make something clear. Let me just tell you right now that if anything bad happens to Americans or America interests, or if you ever come over to our land, we will hit you with a force that no country has ever been hit with
Tolo News: The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor for Afghanistan has defended his decision to “deprioritize” the focus on the United States in an investigation of war crimes in Afghanistan, saying that the “worst crimes” were committed by Daesh and the Taliban. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi December 3, 2021 Abubakar Siddique Three days after he was taken into custody, the 30-year-old’s body was found along a riverbank on the outskirts of the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah. The Taliban claimed that Naweed Azami escaped detention. But his family has accused the militant group of torturing and killing
Ariana: The Emergency Hospital in Kabul has confirmed four people were wounded in an IED explosion in Salim Karwan square in PD4 around midday Thursday. The hospital said a child was among the injured adding the incident was caused by a magnetic IED attached to a vehicle. Click here to read more (external link).
Antiwar.com: An “honest mistake” is buying your partner the wrong perfume or copying someone into an email chain by accident. It is not firing a drone missile at a car, killing 10 civilians – and doing so when a small child was clearly visible moments earlier. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 17, 2021 Two explosions hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, on November 17, killing one person and wounding six others, Afghan media said. The casualties were reported in the first blast that occurred in the mainly Hazara neighborhood of Dasht-e Barchi in Kabul’s west, TOLOnews said, citing a Taliban official. Three
Tolo News: Sanaullah, a relative of the victims, said his father and younger brother were killed. “One of them was my father and the other one my younger brother. Daesh members were living in a house and there was an explosion, and they were killed in that explosion,” he said. Click here to read more
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi November 13, 2021 A bomb attack on a minivan in a Shi’ite neighborhood of Kabul has killed a well-known Afghan television journalist, according to an Afghan media watchdog and the journalist’s wife. The Afghan Journalists’ Center tweeted hours after the November 13 blast in western Kabul’s Dasht-e Barchi neighborhood that the explosion
BBC News: Senior military officers buried evidence that British troops were executing detainees in Afghanistan, the High Court has been told. Ministry of Defence documents reveal UK Special Forces officers suspected their men were killing unarmed Afghans who posed no threat. Click here to read more (external link).