KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) — About 23 Afghan civilians had been killed by militants during the military conflict in a restive district in the country’s southern province of Kandahar within two days, the provincial police chief said on Friday. “Hundreds of militants stormed remote Nash district in an effort to capture the district control
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) — Four police personnel died following a shooting incident in a police checkpoint in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar on Thursday, sources said. “A clash over an internal matter erupted between policemen manning a security checkpoint in Breshna Kot locality of the city at midday. Several
Ayaz Gul VOA News October 19, 2016 ISLAMABAD — The U.S. military says one of its service members and an American civilian were killed Wednesday in a shooting near a coalition base in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Another service member and two U.S. civilians sustained injuries and were in stable condition, according to an official announcement.
Khaama Press: The provincial police chief of southern Kandahar General Abdul Raziq has said he will not return to Kandahar until Tarinkot city is fully cleared of Taliban insurgents. Tarinkot city is the provincial capital of southern Uruzgan province which witnessed heavy clashes last week as the Taliban insurgents launched a coordinated to capture its control. Click
Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR): “My husband was not only smoking heroin but also stealing others people’s things,” she told IWPR, adding that he had also taken all the money she earned as a seamstress and sold all their household goods. “Then people started coming to our home and asked me to pay for what
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday awarded the title of ‘Martyr of The Nation’ title to Hashmat Khalil Karzai, former chairman of Kandahar provincial council and cousin of former president Hamid Karzai. Hashmat Karzai was assassinated inside his home in the southern Kandahar province in 2014 by a suicide bomber hiding the explosives inside his turban.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, June 29 (Xinhua) — Up to 37 Taliban militants have been killed in Miwand district of the southern Kandahar province over the past two days, provincial police chief General Abdul Razeq said Wednesday. “Security forces launched operations against Taliban in Band-e-Timor area on Tuesday and so far 37 rebels have been killed and
Tolo News: Kandahar police chief general Abdul Raziq on Sunday warned the wealthy in the province against paying their Zakat (charity) to the Taliban amid reports that businessmen, company owners and landholders were donating money to the Taliban and the Quetta Shura. He said that the money paid to the Taliban as charity funds the insurgents war.
VOA News Ayesha Tanzeem May 25, 2016 ISLAMABAD—The Taliban’s new chief, Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, has a reputation as a respected religious scholar with the title “sheikh-ul-hadith,” a specialist in interpreting the words of Mohammad, the prophet of Islam. He enjoyed the esteem and trust of the Taliban’s founding leader, Mullah Omar, who turned to him
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 24, 2016 Five civilians have been reported killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the Afghan southern province of Kandahar. The governor’s spokesman, Samim Khpolwak, said four other people were wounded in the attack in Shah Wali Kot district early on May 24. No group has claimed responsibility