At least one dead, six injured following two explosions in Afghan capital of Kabul

Two explosions hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least six, including three women, Taliban officials and residents said. One car bomb blast in Dasht-e Barchi, a heavily Shi’ite Muslim area of western Kabul, killed a civilian and wounded six, interior ministry spokesman Qari Sayeed Khosty said… Read More At least one dead, six injured following two explosions in Afghan capital of Kabul

Two injured following bomb blast in Afghan capital of Kabul

A bomb blast in the Afghan capital of Kabul wounded two people on Monday, the Taliban’s interior ministry said, just two days after a similar explosion that was claimed by the Islamic State militant group. Both devices were of a magnetic type attached to vehicles that have become common in Afghanistan, generally causing fewer casualties… Read More Two injured following bomb blast in Afghan capital of Kabul

Six dead, seven injured following bomb attack in Shi’ite area of Afghan capital Kabul

A magnetic bomb attached to a passenger minivan exploded in a heavily Shi’ite area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, causing an unknown number of casualties, Taliban officials and local residents said. A recent spate of such attacks has heaped more pressure on the Taliban rulers, who took power following the collapse of the… Read More Six dead, seven injured following bomb attack in Shi’ite area of Afghan capital Kabul

At least twelve injured following explosion at mosque in eastern Afghanistan

An explosion hit a mosque in the Spin Ghar district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, wounding at least 12 people including the imam of the mosque, local residents said. Atal Shinwari, a resident of the area, said the blast occurred at around 1:30 p.m. when explosives apparently located in the interior of the mosque… Read More At least twelve injured following explosion at mosque in eastern Afghanistan

Several dead, injured following blast at mosque in northeastern Afghanistan

A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern Kunduz province on Friday, killing scores of worshippers in the country’s third attack this week on a religious institution. Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack that state-run Bakhtar news agency said had killed 46 people and wounded 143. Two health officials said the death toll… Read More Several dead, injured following blast at mosque in northeastern Afghanistan

Taliban militants launch major offensives in northern Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents have conducted a wave of offensives in Afghanistan’s north in recent days, moving beyond their southern strongholds as international forces withdraw. The United Nations’ envoy for Afghanistan said the Taliban had taken more than 50 of 370 districts and was positioned to take control of provincial capitals. Fierce fighting between the Taliban and… Read More Taliban militants launch major offensives in northern Afghanistan

At least seven dead following blasts on buses in Afghanistan

Blasts hit two buses in western Kabul on Saturday, killing at least seven people, according to police. The explosions took place in a neighbourhood dominated by the minority Hazara community where similar attacks on buses earlier this month killed 12 civilians. read more Basir Mujahid, Kabul’s police spokesman, added that six people had also been… Read More At least seven dead following blasts on buses in Afghanistan

At least six dead, several injured as mortar shell hits wedding in northern Afghanistan

At least six Afghan civilians were killed and several more were wounded when a mortar shell hit a house during a wedding ceremony in northern Kapisa province, security officials said on Sunday. The explosion on Saturday evening was in the Tagab district, which has seen fighting between the Afghan government forces and the Taliban insurgents.… Read More At least six dead, several injured as mortar shell hits wedding in northern Afghanistan