Unidentified gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan

Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar. The two judges, who have not yet been named, were killed and their driver wounded, in an… Read More Unidentified gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan

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

Gunmen fatally shoot female journalist and rights activist Malalai Maiwand in Afghanistan

Gunmen shot and killed a female television journalist, who was also a women’s rights activist, in Afghanistan on Thursday, an incident that underscores an increasing trend of violence against journalists in the country. Malalai Maiwand, a reporter at Enikas Radio and TV in Nangarhar, was killed along with her driver in an attack on their… Read More Gunmen fatally shoot female journalist and rights activist Malalai Maiwand 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

At least eight dead, several injured as rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul

Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 31, police officials said. The explosions, some close to the diplomatic enclave, sent warning sirens blaring from embassies and it comes two days before a major donor conference for Afghanistan in… Read More At least eight dead, several injured as rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul