At least 26 civilians, who were kidnapped by the Islamic State militants, have been rescued by Afghanistan government officials, local Khaama Press reported The civilians were rescued from Nangarhar province. Four ISIS militants were arrested and five militants killed during the operation.
The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Sunday expressed its grave concern at the recent escalation of violence in Helmand province, which reportedly claimed the lives of at least 25 civilians, mostly women and children, and injured many more. On 9 and 10 February, international military forces conducted airstrikes in Helmand’s Sangin District reportedly […]
A bnomb explosion outside Kabul Bank’s branch in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday left 15 people injured, media reports said. An eyewitness was quoted as saying by Pajhwok Afghan News that the explosion took place in the heart of Lashkargah city around 1pm. No group has clamied responsibility for the attack so far.
The United Nations condemned on Tuesday’s suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and stressed that those behind the deadly bombing must be held to account. “We express our condolences to the families of the victims and convey our solidarity to the Government and people of Afghanistan,” said a statement […]
The Pakistan government on Monday condoled the loss of more than hundred lives and massive damage to property due to recent avalanches that have hit various provinces of Afghanistan. “We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families of the victims of these incidents and pray for the early recovery of the injured,” read a statement […]
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller, will meet with the National Security Advisor for Afghanistan Hanif Atmar, at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday. “Mr. Atmar will attend the North Atlantic Council with Resolute Support Mission operational partners,” read a NATO statement.
A cleric and his wife was killed by unknown militants in Afghanistan’s southeastern Paktika province, media reports said on Saturday. Provincial police chief Abdul Rauf Masoud was quoted as saying by Khaama News that the incident and said unknown militants stormed into the house of the cleric. Investigation is currently going on. Noo group has […]
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