Ayaz Gul VOA News May 9, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Officials in central Afghanistan said Saturday clashes between aid-seeking protesters and police have killed at least four civilians, including a journalist, and injured 14 others. The violence came as a coronavirus-related shutdown and partial border closures with neighboring countries have disrupted food deliveries into landlocked Afghanistan.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 8, 2020 Taliban militants have killed a provincial police chief and two others in a roadside bomb attack in Khost Province in Afghanistan’s southeast, officials said on May 8. Khost police chief Sayed Ahmad Babazai was leading an operation against the militants in the western part of the province when
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 30, 2020 Militants have killed 28 members of the Afghan security forces, police officials and authorities said on March 30, as the government postponed a release of Taliban prisoners. Militants stormed the compound of a top police official in the northeastern province of Takhar on March 29, killing 13 police
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.
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 28, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Officials in Afghanistan say a pre-dawn Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan has killed at least 13 policemen. The attack comes as the insurgent group is engaged in days of talks with the United States on a possible reduction in hostilities to advance their stalled peace process.
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan December 16, 2019 At least three Afghan police officers have been killed in an attack in the western city of Herat, officials say. Provincial police chief General Aminullah Amarkhil said a group of gunmen launched the assault late on December 15. Two attackers were killed in the ensuing battle and a
Ayaz Gul VOA News October 22, 2019 ISLAMABAD – Officials in northern Afghanistan say Taliban insurgents have stormed a security outpost in Kunduz province, killing at least 17 policemen and injuring several others. The late night deadly raid in the Ali Abad district of the troubled Kunduz province also killed the police base commander, a
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 5, 2019 Taliban fighters have killed six Afghan police officers at a checkpoint in the province of Kapisa to the northeast of Kabul, Afghan officials say. According to provincial councilors Mohammad Hussain Sanjani and Mohammd Mahfooz Safi, three police officers were also wounded during the Taliban’s overnight attack in the
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News October 1, 2019 KABUL – At least 11 Afghan police officers were killed in Balkh province in northern Afghanistan when the Taliban attacked police checkpoints Monday night, according to the governor’s spokesman, Monir Ahmad Farhad. However, he rejected the Taliban’s claim it had captured the district. Balkh police spokesman Adil Shah
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 2, 2019 Local officials say at least 10 Afghan police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint in central Daikundi Province. Governor Anwar Rahmati also reported that 15 policemen were wounded in the August 2 attack in the district of Pato. He said the Taliban militants