Afghanistan police

Taliban use `honey trap` boys to kill Afghan police

In the province of Uruzgan, "bacha bereesh" -- or boys without beards -- widely become objects of lustful attraction for powerful police commanders.

Jun 16, 2016, 10:06 AM IST
Pak army officers involved in attack on Indian mission in Mazar-e-Sharif: Afghan police

Pak army officers involved in attack on Indian mission in Mazar-e-Sharif: Afghan police

Sayed Kamal Sadat, police chief of Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, said the attackers, “officers from across the border, were well-trained military men who fought Afghan security forces in the 25-hour siege”, Tolo News reported.

Jan 12, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Beheaded bodies identified as policemen: Official

A government official says six beheaded bodies found in southern Afghanistan have been identified as policemen, not labourers.

Nov 18, 2013, 13:30 PM IST

Afghan police kill 24 militants

Afghan police, supported by army and the NATO-led coalition forces, killed two dozen militants and detained 13 others in the last 24 hours, the interior ministry said Monday.

Jul 29, 2013, 15:22 PM IST

Taliban ambush police patrol: 5 militants, 5 Afghan cops killed

Authorities say Taliban fighters ambushed a national police patrol in western Afghanistan, killing a commander and four of his men.

Jun 27, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Afghan policeman kills 9 colleagues; joins Taliban

An Afghan policeman shot dead
nine of his colleagues, including his brother and fled with their weapons in a truck to join Taliban.

Mar 30, 2012, 13:25 PM IST

Karzai gives pep speech to Afghan security forces

Karzai`s upbeat and nationalistic speech was a move to bolster Afghanistan`s image as a sovereign nation that must plan for its future despite its heavy dependence on international troops and aid.

Oct 02, 2010, 15:28 PM IST

Five suicide bombers arrested in Kabul: Afghan police

Afghan police arrested five would-be suicide bombers on Thursday in Kabul — the largest suicide bomb team ever apprehended in the capital, officials said.

Apr 08, 2010, 14:08 PM IST

Taliban clash with police in eastern Afghan city

Five militants armed with guns and suicide vests attacked a building in an eastern Afghan city early Monday, officials said, sparking a battle with police that left at least three of the attackers dead.

Dec 21, 2009, 12:50 PM IST