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

Death toll from Afghan school blast rises to fifty-eight

The death toll from an explosion outside a school in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has risen to 58, Afghan officials said on Sunday, with doctors struggling to provide medical care to at least 150 injured. The bombing on Saturday evening shook the city’s Shi’ite Muslim neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi. The community, a religious minority in Afghanistan, has… Read More Death toll from Afghan school blast rises to fifty-eight

At least fifty-five dead, scores injured following multiple explosions at school in Afghanistan

Explosions caused by a car bomb and mortars outside a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 55 people and wounded over 150, mostly female students, officials said, in an attack President Ashraf Ghani blamed on Taliban insurgents. A senior security official said on condition of anonymity that most of the… Read More At least fifty-five dead, scores injured following multiple explosions at school in Afghanistan

At least three dead, several injured following Afghan Taliban car bomb attack near Kabul

A car bombing near Kabul on Sunday killed at least three Afghan security personnel and injured 12 others, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban. While attacks have continued unabated in Afghanistan, the insurgent Taliban has rarely taken responsibility since the formal start of peace talks and an agreement with the United States… Read More At least three dead, several injured following Afghan Taliban car bomb attack near Kabul

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

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

Thirty dead following Taliban suicide bomb attacks in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, although he was unhurt. The attacks happened 11 days before Afghanistan’s presidential elections, which Taliban commanders have vowed to violently disrupt, and follow collapsed peace talks between the United States… Read More Thirty dead following Taliban suicide bomb attacks in Afghanistan