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

Dozens dead, injured as gunmen attack military hospital in Kabul

At least 25 people were killed and more than 50 wounded when gunmen attacked Afghanistan’s biggest military hospital after two heavy explosions at the site in central Kabul, officials said. The explosions hit the entrance of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital and were followed with an assault by a group of Islamic State… Read More Dozens dead, injured as gunmen attack military hospital in Kabul

Taliban forces destroy Islamic State cell following Kabul bomb blast

Taliban government forces destroyed an Islamic State cell in the north of Kabul late on Sunday in a prolonged assault that broke the calm of a normally quiet area of the capital with hours of explosions and gunfire, officials and local residents said. With Afghanistan’s economy close to collapse and large areas of the country… Read More Taliban forces destroy Islamic State cell following Kabul bomb blast

Several dead following explosion at mosque in Afghan capital of Kabul

A blast killed several civilians at a mosque in Kabul where people were holding prayers for the mother of the Taliban’s spokesperson, officials in the movement said on Sunday, and gunfire was later reported on the outskirts of the city. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, apparently the most serious in the Afghan capital… Read More Several dead following explosion at mosque in Afghan capital of Kabul

Taliban says civilian casualties involved in U.S. drone strike in Kabul

A Taliban spokesman said a U.S. drone strike targeting a suspected suicide bomber in Kabul on Sunday resulted in civilian casualties, and condemned the United States for failing to inform the Taliban before ordering the strike. Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahidtold China’s state television CGTN on Monday that seven people were killed in the drone attack, describing… Read More Taliban says civilian casualties involved in U.S. drone strike in Kabul

U.S. launches drone strike on suicide car bomber preparing to attack Kabul airport

A U.S. drone strike killed a suicide car bomber who Pentagon officials said was preparing to strike Kabul airport on Sunday, as American forces worked to complete a withdrawal that will end two decades of military involvement in Afghanistan. The strike was the second by the U.S. military since an Islamic State suicide bomb outside… Read More U.S. launches drone strike on suicide car bomber preparing to attack Kabul airport