Several dead as suicide attack hits funeral ceremony in Afghan capital

A series of blasts in Kabul on Saturday killed at least 19 people at a funeral for one of the victims of clashes between police and protesters a day before. The latest explosions continued a wave of violence in the capital since a devastating truck bomb on Wednesday. Saturday’s blasts shattered an uneasy calm which… Read More Several dead as suicide attack hits funeral ceremony in Afghan capital

Dozens killed, hundreds injured as bomb explodes in sewage tanker in Afghan capital

A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the center of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, police said, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings. The victims appeared mainly to have been Afghan civilians. The bomb, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming… Read More Dozens killed, hundreds injured as bomb explodes in sewage tanker in Afghan capital

Eight civilians killed as suicide bomb attack hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed eight people and wounded at least 28, officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armored personnel carriers used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. The blast hit the NATO coalition convoy during the morning rush hour in one of the busiest areas… Read More Eight civilians killed as suicide bomb attack hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan

Bomb attack in Afghan capital leaves member of parliament, son and several officials injured

A bomb attack targeted a member of Afghanistan’s parliament in the capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, injuring him and several other people, officials said. Fakori Behishti, a member of parliament from Bamyan province, and his son were wounded in the blast, an official with the parliament’s security department said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility… Read More Bomb attack in Afghan capital leaves member of parliament, son and several officials injured