Ayaz Gul VOA News September 24, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Monday a Taliban prisoner has killed at least eight policemen, including three senior officers, after covertly seizing an assault rifle from a guard at the detention facility in southern Zabul province. The incident happened while security guards were offering evening prayers late Sunday
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 17, 2018 Taliban attacks across two western Afghan provinces have left at least 12 Afghan police officers dead, officials say. In the province of Farah, provincial council member Khair Mohammad Noorzai said at least seven Afghan police officers were killed after militants attacked a check post early on September 17.
Al Jazeera: In an effort to encourage recruitment, the government is preparing an entire town of secure housing for female police officers and their families near Kabul.
Ariana: At least five policemen were killed and three others injured after Taliban militants attacked Oba district in western Herat province, police said Sunday. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada said the incident took place last night in Kishk village of Oba district. He added that two policemen were missing. Click here to read more
Press TV September 6, 2018 An Afghan policeman has killed and burned the bodies of eight fellow officers before taking their weapons to join the Taliban militants. The insider attack took place in Takhar province, northeastern Afghanistan, on Thursday morning, provincial police spokesman Khalil Asir said. The policeman, he said, had opened fire on his colleagues
Tolo News: At least 45 Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a security base in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday night, a security source confirmed on Wednesday. This is the second large-scale attack in two days on a military base after one in Faryab fell to the Taliban on Monday. Click here to
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan August 13, 2018 Afghan government forces are battling the Taliban in Ghazni for a fourth straight day after the militant group launched an assault on the eastern city, officials say. Defense Minister Tareq Shah Bahrami said on August 13 that some 1,000 additional troops had been sent to Ghazni, the capital
MOSCOW, July 26 (Sputnik) – A suicide attack on Afghan police forces in Kabul on Thursday killed at least four officers and injured five others, a police spokesman said. Hashmat Stanekzai, the spokesman for Kabul’s police chief, was quoted as saying by the Tolo News agency that the attack took place at 5 a.m. (00:30GMT).
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 20, 2018 At least 14 people, including women and children, have been killed in an Afghan-U.S. air strike near the northern city of Kunduz, officials say. Afghan officials said it was still unclear whether the casualties had been caused by Afghan or U.S. aircraft, both of which flew missions in
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 16, 2018 Afghan police say they have shot and killed a suspected suicide bomber as he approached a demonstration in the capital Kabul. Police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the suspect was shot by police near a gathering in the Shar-e Naw park in Kabul’s main business area on July 16,