RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan October 18, 2018 The police chief and intelligence head of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar have been killed in a shooting attack, officials say, in a major blow to the West-backed government in Kabul. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the October 18 assault that came just two days before parliamentary
1TV: Afghan and Pakistani forces have started battling each other over building of fence along the Durand Line at Kandahar province, the provincial police chief said Sunday. General Abdul Raziq said that the fighting between Afghan border police and Pakistani forces started in Sro Sahano area in Shorabak district. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 5, 2018 Afghan officials said at least four civilians were mistakenly killed when the Afghan Air Force carried out an air strike targeting Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan. Abdul Raziq, the police chief of Kandahar Province, said the Taliban had mounted an attack in the Maroof district when security forces
1TV: At least 15 people were killed in a traffic incident in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, an official said. Twenty-five more were injured in the incident which happened in Hawz-e-Madad area of Kandahar, said Aziz Ahmad Azizi, a spokesman for the provincial governor. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV June 22, 2018 Taliban militants in Afghanistan have killed at least 16 police officers and two civilians in the western province of Badghis, officials announced. The Friday report of the casualties came after the militants waged an operation on Thursday to capture eight checkpoints in Badghis. This followed earlier clashes on Wednesday in which
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan May 30, 2018 An attack on Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry in Kabul has been repelled with one policeman and all of the attackers being killed in the latest in a series of militant attacks in the city. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the first checkpoint of the Afghan Interior Ministry
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News May 22, 2018 ISLAMABAD — Several dozen Afghan security personnel have died in several days of heavy fighting with the Taliban in some districts of Ghazni province in Eastern Afghanistan. A Ghazni provincial council official said Tuesday the Taliban have managed to take control of two districts, Jaghatū and Dehak, after fierce
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan May 21, 2018 The Taliban has warned Kabul residents to stay away from “military centers” as they vowed more attacks in the Afghan capital. In a statement published online on May 21, the militants said the coming attacks on “the enemy’s military and intelligence centers” were part of an annual spring
Tolo News: Members of Hizb-e-Islami, who were released from prisons, have joined the Taliban in Kandahar province and are causing security problems in the province, Kandahar Golice Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq said on Monday. In an interview with Sarkhat newspaper, Kandahar’s powerful police commander said the recent suicide attack, which left at least eleven children dead
Ayaz Gul VOA News April 30, 2018 ISLAMABAD — A twin suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul Monday killed at least 26 people, including nine journalists. At least 50 other people were wounded, including five journalists. Islamic State through its “Amaq” news agency claimed responsibility for the deadliest ever assault on media workers in Afghanistan. Local