Ayaz Gul VOA News June 5, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Afghan officials said Friday fresh fighting in the southern province of Zabul has killed at least 15 members of the security force and 12 Taliban insurgents. Separately, the United States military reported it has also conducted airstrikes in the south and elsewhere in Afghanistan to disrupt
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News | June 3, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Ten civilians were killed and another four wounded when their van hit a roadside landmine Wednesday morning in Afghanistan’s Arghistan District in Kandahar province, according to local police. Jamal Barakzai, a spokesman for Kandahar police, told VOA the victims were residents of a local village.
Ayaz Gul VOA News January 11, 2020 ISLAMABAD – A roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan killed at least two American soldiers on Saturday and injured two others. NATO’s Resolute Support mission said the service members were conducting operations in southern Kandahar province when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, or IED. The Taliban quickly
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News September 23, 2019 KABUL – At least 40 members of a wedding party, including women and children, were killed and another 13 wounded in an airstrike in southern Afghanistan Sunday night, according to a provincial council member from Helmand province. Haji Abdul Majed Akhund told VOA that the residents of Musa
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 21, 2019 Two civilians have been killed in a roadside bomb attack in southern Afghanistan, officials said on September 21. Five people were also wounded in the September 20 attack in southern Kandahar Province, an Interior Ministry spokesman said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in the Spin
Tolo News: At least six people were killed, 12 others were wounded in a traffic accident in Kandahar highway on Saturday morning, local officials said. The incident happened in Maiwand district, the deputy head of provincial Traffic Department, Sardar Mohammad Naseri, said. Click here to read more (external link).
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan August 5, 2019 At least seven police were killed when one of their colleagues opened fire on them in the southern Kandahar Province on August 4, officials say. The Taliban has claimed the attack. The attack, which occurred in the Tor Kotal area in the Shah Wali Kot district, was
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 30, 2019 An Afghan soldier has shot and killed two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials say. A spokesman for the Afghan military said on July 30 that the two soldiers were killed when a member of the Afghan National Army opened fire on troops inside a
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 18, 2019 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Taliban militants have stormed the police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of the compound. Baheer Ahmadi, a spokesman for Kandahar’s provincial governor, told RFE/RL that several gunmen entered the compound
Ayaz Gul VOA News June 29, 2019 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban has killed dozens of government forces in its latest battlefield attacks in Afghanistan as the insurgent group opens a new round of peace negotiations with the United States in Qatar to discuss a political settlement to the deadly Afghan war. Officials in northern Baghlan