By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan: Afghan police officers who have lost legs in the line of duty have returned to their unit to fight the Taliban in Uruzgan Province. But some officers say they haven’t been paid their salaries or received any medical support.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 16, 2018 Dozens of Afghan police officers have been killed in two attacks claimed by the Taliban in north and central Afghanistan, just days before parliamentary elections that the militants have threatened to disrupt. A militant assault on security outposts in the northern Samangan region on October 16 killed several
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 11, 2018 At least 15 members of the Afghan security forces have been killed in a Taliban assault in the northern province of Kunduz, reports say, as the militants escalate their offensive ahead of this month’s general elections. A member of the provincial council, Amruddin Wali, said 15 members of
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