Death toll in suicide attack near Kabul jumps to 12
The death toll from a suicide bombing targeting a security forces convoy outside Kabul early Tuesday jumped to 12, officials said, with eight civilians killed in the latest Taliban-claimed attack near the Afghan capital.
Victims recount horror of deadly Kabul blast as toll rises
Minutes after he took a seat among hundreds of religious scholars at a ceremony for the Prophet Mohammad's birthday in Kabul, a huge explosion shook the room, throwing Ahmad Fareed to the floor.
At least six killed in Kabul suicide attack
Six people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Kabul Monday, close to where scores of Afghans had been protesting against Taliban attacks on the minority Hazara ethnic group.
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…
At least nine killed in Kabul blast
At least nine people were killed when a blast at an education centre rocked a minority Shiite area of western Kabul Wednesday, officials said, in the latest suspected attack in Afghanistan's war-weary 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.
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.