Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum escapes death as gunmen attack his convoy

Afghanistan’s vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, escaped unhurt from an attack that killed one of his bodyguards on Saturday, dodging death for the second time since returning from exile last year. Attackers ambushed Dostum’s convoy on the way from Mazar-i-Sharif, a city in Balkh province, to Jawzjan province in northern Afghanistan, said Bashir Ahmad Tayenj,… Read More Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum escapes death as gunmen attack his convoy

Eleven killed, several injured as suicide bomb attack rocks Kabul International airport 

​A suicide bomber killed at least 11 people and wounded 14 at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile. Senior government officials, political leaders and supporters were leaving the airport after greeting the powerful ethnic Uzbek leader and… Read More Eleven killed, several injured as suicide bomb attack rocks Kabul International airport