Tolo News: The harmful effects of air pollution are threatening the lives of Kabul residents as winter approaches, Afghan health officials said. “26 percent of the deaths in the country originated from air pollution,” said Ghulam Hassan Ghulami, head of the Kabul environment protection department. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Although people expected to see no more explosions under Taliban rule, this has increased contrary to expectations. However, residents of Kabul are deeply concerned about the escalation of the bombings, saying that the security forces of the Taliban-led government are not successful in securing the people. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Kabul residents complain of an increase in armed robberies, saying thieves are looting people’s homes under the name of the Taliban. Residents say they have contacted Taliban security officials several times to raise the issue, but the thefts have not been investigated. Meanwhile, the Taliban admit that armed robberies have been reported in some
8am: Today morning (Wednesday, October 20) an explosion took place in Kabul’s Dehmazang area. Eyewitnesses have stated that the explosion killed 2 people and injured 7 civilians, including students. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News October 4, 2021 ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban said Monday their security forces had destroyed an Islamic State Khorasan Province cell in Kabul and killed all the militants there. The overnight raid came just hours after a bombing outside the capital’s main Eid Gah mosque on Sunday killed at least eight Afghan
VOA News October 3, 2021 A bomb blast outside Kabul’s main mosque Sunday afternoon killed and injured several Afghan civilians, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. It was the first such assault in the capital since late August, when an Islamic State-Khorasan Province suicide bomber killed around 200 people, including 13 U.S. soldiers, near the Kabul
Ariana: After decades of conflict, climate change and poor water management, Afghanistan’s capital is facing a dire water shortage. The shortage is becoming a bigger problem with every passing day, and has authorities worried. “There is concern that the city could literally dry up,” Kabul mayor Hamdullah Nomani told Reuters on Monday. Click here to
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 18, 2021 Reports from Afghanistan say three explosions have killed at least three people and wounded 19 others in the capital of the eastern province of Nangarhar, in what was described as the country’s first deadly attack since the Taliban gained control of most of the war-torn country more than a month ago.
Taliban violently dispersed protest held by Afghan women today in #Kabul Women demanding their rights to work and education This woman was one of those who suffered injuries Taliban has banned many women from working outside their homes, girls from attending school/university. pic.twitter.com/KU37Cguhi1 — Frud Bezhan فرود بيژن (@FrudBezhan) September 4, 2021 Radio Free Europe/Radio
Shaista Lami VOA News August 24, 2021 WASHINGTON – Mohammad Daoud Sultanzoy is the mayor of Kabul, Afghanistan’s sprawling capital city. And while the Taliban have kept him in office, he has a word of caution for the militant group. Sultanzoy said in a Monday interview with VOA’s Afghanistan Service: “If the Taliban don’t pay