Seven dead, dozens injured as Taliban militants attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, with officials saying clashes between gunmen and security forces continued. An interior ministry official in Kabul said the bomber blew up a Humvee loaded with explosives at the… Read More Seven dead, dozens injured as Taliban militants attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

Gunmen attack communications ministry in Afghanistan

Gunmen attacked the communications ministry in the center of Kabul on Saturday, interrupting months of relative calm in the Afghan capital and underlining security threats that have continued despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban. Saturday‚Äôs attack began shortly before midday with an explosion at the entrance to the multi-storey building housing the… Read More Gunmen attack communications ministry in Afghanistan

Three dead, nineteen injured following double explosions in eastern Aghanistan

Twin explosions on Saturday in the eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad killed three people and injured 19 others, a government spokesman said. Two children and eight security forces were among the casualties, said Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government. It was not clear what caused the explosions. No group took immediate responsibility. Islamic… Read More Three dead, nineteen injured following double explosions in eastern Aghanistan

Four dead, several injured following two explosions at Farmers Day celebration in Afghanistan

Two explosions went off at a celebration in a stadium in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah on Saturday, killing four people and wounding 31, government officials said. The blasts came during a Farmers Day celebration in the southern city that was attended by nearly 1,000 people. The governor of Helmand province, Mohammad Yasin Khan,… Read More Four dead, several injured following two explosions at Farmers Day celebration in Afghanistan

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

Five killed, scores injured following car bomb attack in Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bomb attack near a heavily fortified foreign compound in Kabul that killed five people, including an Indian national. The bombing sparked international condemnation as efforts increase to strike a peace deal with the Islamic insurgents to end more than 17 years of war. More than… Read More Five killed, scores injured following car bomb attack in Afghanistan

Dozens killed as militants attack government building in Afghanistan

Afghan authorities on Tuesday collected 43 bodies from a government compound in the capital Kabul that was targeted by a suicide bomber and extremists armed with assault rifles on Monday, officials said. The attack began when the suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car in front of a government building that houses a public welfare… Read More Dozens killed as militants attack government building in 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