Three dead, dozens injured following Islamic State attack on Shi’ite Muslim gathering in Afghan capital of Kabul

Rockets fired at a gathering of the Shi’ite Muslim Hazara minority in the Afghan capital Kabul killed three people and wounded dozens on Thursday in an attack claimed by Islamic State. It was the first major attack in Kabul since January when a bomb-laden car exploded near a fortified compound and ended a period of… Read More Three dead, dozens injured following Islamic State attack on Shi’ite Muslim gathering in Afghan capital of Kabul

Sixteen killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack construction company in eastern Afghanistan

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company, a provincial official said. The attack began when two suicide bombers set off their explosives outside the company office and gunmen then opened fire, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the… Read More Sixteen killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack construction company in eastern Afghanistan

Dozens killed, injured as suicide attack rocks mosque in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide blast at a mosque in an army base in eastern Afghanistan on Friday killed at least 26 people and wounded 50, security officials in the area said, although there was no immediate claim of responsibility. One security official said the victims had gathered for Friday prayers at the mosque in the Ismail Khel… Read More Dozens killed, injured as suicide attack rocks mosque in eastern Afghanistan

Dozens killed as army helicopter crash, suicide bomb attack rocks Afghanistan

An Afghan army helicopter carrying senior officials crashed in the western Farah province early Wednesday, killing all 25 people on board. Naser Mehdi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said the chopper crashed around 9:10 a.m. shortly after taking off from the mountainous Anar Dara district and heading for nearby Herat province. He said the… Read More Dozens killed as army helicopter crash, suicide bomb attack rocks Afghanistan

Suicide bomb attack kills three Czech soldiers in eastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed three Czech soldiers who were on a NATO foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, an attack claimed by the Taliban. One U.S. and two Afghan soldiers were wounded, the NATO Resolute Support mission said in a statement. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis paid tribute to the “heroes who… Read More Suicide bomb attack kills three Czech soldiers in eastern Afghanistan

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 

Five killed as suicide bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul

An apparent suicide attack close to a government ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday killed at least five people as staff were leaving the office in the evening rush hour, officials said. A police spokesman said the explosion was believed to have been caused by a suicide attacker but had no further details.… Read More Five killed as suicide bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul

Ten dead as suicide bomber detonates explosives near petrol station in Afghan’s Jalalabad 

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Tuesday in the Afghan city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people, government officials said, but no militant group has yet claimed reponsibility for the attack. Inamullah Miakhel, a spokesman for the provincial health department in the eastern city, confirmed the death of 10 people and said four… Read More Ten dead as suicide bomber detonates explosives near petrol station in Afghan’s Jalalabad