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 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