At least five prison doctors dead following bomb attack in Afghan capital

A roadside bomb killed at least five prison doctors and health workers in the Afghan capital on Tuesday while they were on their way to the country’s largest jail, officials said. The Taliban said they were not involved in the attack as the five were on their way to the sprawling Pul-i-Charkhi prison housing hundreds… Read More At least five prison doctors dead following bomb attack in Afghan capital

Kabul’s deputy governor Mahboobullah Mohebi dead following bomb attack in Afghanistan

A bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital city killed the deputy governor of Kabul on Tuesday, security officials said, adding a sticky bomb was attached to his car by unknown assailants. Mahboobullah Mohebi, the deputy governor was travelling with his security guards when the blast occurred. Two guards were injured in the blast. No militant group… Read More Kabul’s deputy governor Mahboobullah Mohebi dead following bomb attack in Afghanistan

At least thirty security personnel dead following car bomb attack in Afghanistan

A car bombing in the Afghanistan’s central province of Ghazni killed at least 30 Afghan security force members on Sunday, officials said, and casualties could increase given the intensity and location of the blast. Baz Mohammad Hemat, director of the provincial hospital in Ghazni, said 30 bodies and 24 injured people had been transported there.… Read More At least thirty security personnel dead following car bomb attack in Afghanistan

At least fourteen dead, several injured following twin explosions in Afghan province of Bamiyan

Twin explosions in the central Afghan province of Bamiyan killed at least 14 people and wounded 45 more, provincial officials said on Tuesday, as the international community pledged assistance for Afghanistan at a conference in Switzerland. The two bombs, hidden at the side of a road in a main bazaar in Bamiyan city, killed 12… Read More At least fourteen dead, several injured following twin explosions in Afghan province of Bamiyan

Fifteen dead, dozens injured following truck bomb blast in Afghanistan

Attackers set off a truck bomb in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, according to provincial officials, as violence continues in the war-torn nation despite peace talks taking place in Qatar. Attaullah Khugyani, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the number of casualties, most of whom… Read More Fifteen dead, dozens injured following truck bomb blast in Afghanistan

Three dead as bombs explode outside jail compound in eastern Afghanistan

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a jail compound in the Afghan city of Jalalabad killed at least three people and injured dozens, triggering heavy fighting in which scores of prisoners escaped, an official said. Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member, said a huge car bomb explosion was followed by at least two smaller… Read More Three dead as bombs explode outside jail compound in eastern Afghanistan

Journalist, technician killed following bomb attack in Afghanistan

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Saturday’s bomb explosion that killed an Afghan journalist and a technician in minibus carrying employees of a local television station in Kabul. At least seven people were wounded in the evening rush hour attack. Pictures showed a white minibus with extensive damage to its front. “Our colleagues Mir Wahed Shah,… Read More Journalist, technician killed following bomb attack in Afghanistan

Seven dead, dozens injured following Taliban car bomb attack in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters detonated a car bomb on Monday near an Afghan intelligence agency installation in the central province of Ghazni, killing at least seven people and wounding 40, officials and the Taliban insurgents said. The blast, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan when tens of thousands of Afghans are fasting, is the latest in… Read More Seven dead, dozens injured following Taliban car bomb attack in Afghanistan