Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 17, 2017 At least one Afghan soldier has been killed and seven U.S. service personnel wounded in a so-called insider attack at an Afghan National Army base in the northern city of Mazar-e Sharif. A U.S. military spokesman in Kabul also said that at least one Afghan soldier was wounded
Ayaz Gul VOA News April 22, 2017 ISLAMABAD — A Taliban suicide raid on a major military base in northern Afghanistan is reported to have left at least 140 people dead, mostly soldiers, in the deadliest attack on Afghan forces since 2001. Witnesses said a group of 10 heavily armed suicide bombers aboard two army vehicles
Press TV April 21, 2017 Eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and nearly a dozen others injured in an attack by gunmen on a military compound in the northern province of Balkh. Daulat Waziri, spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defense, said gunmen clad in army uniforms stormed the compound on Friday. Khaama Press earlier reported
Ayaz Gul VOA News November 11, 2016 ISLAMABAD — An attack on a German consulate building in northern Afghanistan late Thursday killed six people and wounded more than 100, mostly civilians, though Germany’s foreign minister on Friday reported consulate staff members were unharmed. Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed his condolences for victims of the attack, in which a
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty By Farangis Najibullah March 22, 2016 The new year got off to a rocky start in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif when someone tore down towering images of a controversial former warlord and current government official. On the eve of Norouz, the Persian new year that was celebrated on
Xinhua: Fighting between government forces and Taliban militants on a highway in Afghan northern Jauzjan province claimed the lives of three militants on Monday, said deputy to provincial police chief Abdul Hafiz Khashi. Click here to read more (external link).
Khaama Press: Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha has said that the terrorist attack on India’s consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif would not deter ties between New Delhi and Kabul. “Such attacks would further strengthen ties between the two countries,” he told reporters during a visit to the consulate that was under attack for about 25 hours. Click
VOA News Ayaz Gul January 4, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Afghan officials say security forces have killed all four heavily armed assailants who have been holed up since Sunday night in a building near India’s consulate in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. Munir Ahmad Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor, told VOA at least one security personnel