Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: Kandahar

At least 28 killed as bomb hits passenger bus in Afghanistan

KABUL: Dozens of passengers, mainly women and children, were killed in western Afghanistanon Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb, according to a report by officials. “A passenger bus travelling on the Kandahar-Herat highway hit a Taliban roadside bomb. So far at least ...

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At least 12 dead in Taliban attack on Afgan police HQ

KANDAHAR: At least 12 people were killed and scores more wounded when the Taliban attacked a police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, officials and the insurgents said. The assault comes amid a series of peace talks between Washington and the Taliban that both sides say are making progress, ...

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At least 8 election commission employees killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: Taliban killed eight election commission employees inside a district center in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Sunday. The employees of the Independent Election Commission were stationed at the government office in Maruf district to register voters when fighters of the hardline extremist group launched an attack. ...

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At Least 50 Dead After Two Attacks On Mosques In Afghanistan

KABUL: Afghan officials say suicide bombers have killed at least 50 people in two attacks on mosques in Afghanistan, as sectarian- and terror-related violence continues to surge in the war-torn country. The death toll could rise sharply in the October 20 attacks on a Shi’ite mosque in the capital, Kabul, ...

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Taliban attack kills 41 soldiers in Kandahar

KANDAHAR: The Taliban launched a major attack on an army base in southern Kandahar province with one lawmaker saying at least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed. The brazen assault began with two suicide car bombings, setting of several hours of fighting. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, ...

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26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base

KABUL: At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces. The militants “attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last ...

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