Dozens of casualties as explosions rock chaotic Afghan elections
Explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, causing dozens of casualties, as the long-delayed legislative election dissolved into chaos with many voting locations remaining closed due to technical glitches and lack of staff. At least three people were killed and more than 30 wounded, acting health ministry spokesman Mohibullah Zeer said, hours after the…
Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul
Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.
Taliban, Kabul government both claim embattled Afghan city
Both Taliban and government forces claimed they were in control of the eastern Afghan city of Ghazni Saturday, after insurgents stormed the provincial capital, triggering fierce fighting.
Kabul suicide attack death toll rises to 23
The death toll from a suicide attack near Kabul international airport has risen to 23, the health ministry said Monday, with an AFP driver among the dead.
Suicide attack near Kabul airport leaves 10 dead or wounded
A suicide bomber killed or wounded at least 10 people at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile. Senior government officials, political leaders and supporters were leaving the airport after greeting the powerful ethnic Uzbek leader and former…
12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack
At least 12 people were killed and 31 wounded when a suicide attacker blew himself up outside a government ministry in Kabul on Monday, officials said, as employees were leaving their offices early for Ramadan.
At least seven dead in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering
At least seven people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber detonated near a gathering of top clerics in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, shortly after the group called such attacks a sin, police said.
Suicide bombers, gunmen attack Kabul police stations
Suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparent coordinated attacks on two Kabul police stations on Wednesday, with witnesses reporting on social media that both assaults are still under way.
Afghan police foil suicide attack on Kabul blood drive
A suicide bomber targeting a blood drive for victims of recent attacks blew himself up in Kabul on Monday after being spotted by police, officials said, causing no other casualties.