WION: Kandahar has never seen anything like this. A gym only for women has opened in the Afghanistan capital. This is something first of its kind in the country. At least 50 women come here everyday. They exercise their right to life, their right to be healthy. Click here to read more (external link).
AA: At least 14 members of a family have been killed in two landmine blasts in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, officials said on Friday. The incident took place in the Spin Boldak district along the border crossing with Pakistan, police spokesman Jamal Nasir told Anadolu Agency. He said a van and a truck carrying civilians struck
AA: A landmine blast in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Thursday killed at least five civilians and injured six others, all members of a single family, officials confirmed. Jamal Nasir, spokesman for the local police command, told Anadolu Agency the incident took place in the province’s Panjwai district. He said women and children are among the
Xinhua: Gunmen killed a pro-government tribal leader in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, local police said Monday. “Alizaman, a tribal elder and influential leader, was shot and killed outside his house in Zintu area of Mianshin district late on Sunday,” Jamal Barekzai, provincial police spokesman, told Xinhua. The assailants fled the scene after the shooting and
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News August 10, 2020 ISLAMABAD – Nineteen Afghan civilians were killed in multiple roadside mine blasts in Kabul and Kandahar Sunday. Two of the blasts occurred in Arghistan district of Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan. In the first incident, a Toyota pickup carrying civilians hit a roadside mine near Shana Nari village killing nine
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 21, 2020 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Fresh clashes between government forces and Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have reportedly killed dozens of combatants on both sides. The deadly Afghan violence rages as disputes over an ongoing prisoner swap between the two foes have remained unresolved, hampering U.S.-led diplomatic efforts aimed at starting
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan July 8, 2020 At least six Afghan police officers have been killed in two separate Taliban bombings amid a surge in attacks across the war-torn country. Three officers were reported killed and 20 other people wounded in a truck bomb explosion in the southern province of Kandahar on July 8. The
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