By Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News August 3, 2020 ISLAMABAD – A deadly Islamic State attack on a prison in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has left at least 29 people dead and around 50 others wounded, including prisoners and security personnel. Authorities say the attack by the local IS chapter went well into Monday afternoon
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 2, 2020 An attack on a prison in Afghanistan has left several people dead and dozens wounded as violence continues unabated in the war-torn nation. Assailants on August 2 set off a car bomb outside a prison in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar and then proceeded to storm it,
Ariana: The unprecedented increase in the outbreak of typhoid in Afghanistan has caught eyes. The outbreak of a seasonal disease, referred to as typhoid, in Afghanistan, has emerged concerns. The disease, also known as typhoid fever, has similar symptoms to that of the COVID19. Residents of eastern Nangarhar province say that typhoid has quickly spread
By Ayaz Gul VOA News | May 12, 2020 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Officials in Afghanistan say a suicide bombing of a funeral in an eastern province and a militant raid on a hospital in the capital, Kabul, have killed around 40 people and injured scores of others. The Taliban insurgency quickly denied its involvement in
Antiwar.com: Testifying at the House Armed Services Committee, CENTCOM Chief Gen. Frank McKenzie praised the Taliban as having conducted a “very effective” anti-ISIS military operation in Nangarhar Province… the US has been supporting Taliban operations on the ground without telling anyone until now. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: At least eight civilians were killed in an airstrike in Surkh Rod district in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday evening, a spokesman for Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khogyani, said. Khogyani said that one child was also among those killed in the airstrike that was carried out in Karak village in Surkh Rod
Press TV February 8, 2020 American and Afghan forces partaking in a reported joint operation are said to have come under “direct attack” in Afghanistan’s flashpoint eastern province of Nangarhar. The attack took place in the province’s Shirzad district military headquarters on Saturday, AFP reported. The agency, citing local media, described the incident as an “insider
Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News January 9, 2020 ISLAMABAD – The Afghan government says more than 130 Pakistanis — women and children related to former fighters of the Islamic State terror group — have been returned to other family members and will be going home to Pakistan after being held in a detention center for several
RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan: Afghans have been returning to their ruined homes in Nangarhar Province after officials claimed they had cleared it of remaining Islamic State fighters and showed captured militants to the media. RFE/RL met one family who returned to find their house destroyed, their crops stolen, and the land around them mined.
Ayaz Gul VOA News December 4, 2019 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Unknown gunmen have killed a Japanese aid worker and his five colleagues in eastern Afghanistan. Officials said the deadly shooting took place Wednesday morning in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province. A provincial government spokesman told VOA that slain Dr. Tetus Nakamura and members of