Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 4, 2016 At least 35 people have died after a passenger bus collided with a fuel tanker and burst into flames in southern Afghanistan. Afghan officials said on September 4 that the road accident occurred in the province of Zabul as the bus was on its way from Kandahar to
KABUL, Aug.17 (Xinhua) — Another breakaway Taliban group called “Dadullah Mahaz” which means Dadullah front announced its existence in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province on Sunday, a source close to the newly emerged armed faction Mawlawi Nematullah Samim said Wednesday. According to Samim, the newly splinter Taliban group is headed by Imdadullah Mansoor, the nephew of
VOA News Ayaz Gul August 15, 2016 ISLAMABAD — Local officials and foreign military commanders in Afghanistan have played down concerns Islamic State is expanding activities beyond its traditional strongholds in the east. They insist the recent killing of the local leader of IS in an American drone strike and gains by Afghan forces against the
VOA News Ayaz Gul May 21, 2016 ISLAMABAD—The NATO-led military coalition in Afghanistan says a suicide bomber struck one of its vehicles north of Kabul Saturday, but caused no casualties to its personnel. The attack occurred in Bagram district, which hosts the largest U.S. military airbase in Afghanistan, some 55 kilometers from the Afghan capital.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 19, 2016 An Afghan official says eight policemen have been killed by a colleague who turned his gun on them in the southern province of Zabul. Ghulam Jalani Farahi, the province’s deputy police chief, said the incident occurred at a checkpoint in the provincial capital, Qalat. He said the perpetrator
Press TV May 7, 2016 At least four children have lost their lives and another has sustained injuries in a powerful bomb explosion in a rural area in Afghanistan’s southern province of Zabul. Local administrative chief Wazir Mohammad Jawadi said the blast took place in the Shahjoy district of the province, which is situated 340
AOPNEWS | January 28, 2016 Khost: One civilian and five others were wounded when an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) went off inside a drug store in the provincial capital around midday today. Baghlan: A teenage girl was injured after three rockets were fired by militants into a residential area of Pul-e Khumri. Jowzjan: Dozens of
QALAT, Afghanistan, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) — Police in the southern Zabul province with Qalat as its capital 340 km south of Kabul set ablaze nine and half tons of illicit drug including heroin and hashish on Wednesday, provincial police chief Mir Wais Norzai said Thursday. “A total of 9.5 tons illicit drug including heroin, hashish