Nangarhar

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan`s east: Officials

Suicide attack kills at least eight in Afghanistan`s east: Officials

At least 6 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in US-Afghan joint military op in Nangarhar

22 Pak, ISIS terrorists killed in US-Afghan joint military op in Nangarhar

At least twenty terrorists belonging to Pakistan and ISIS have been killed in Nangarhar province.

Oct 01, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Afghan forces repulse Taliban's coordinated attack in Nangarhar

Afghan forces repulse Taliban's coordinated attack in Nangarhar

The officials further said that the security personnel and local residents did not suffer any casualties during the clashes.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed: Pentagon

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed: Pentagon

Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement that other members of the Islamic State group were killed in the strike on Tuesday.

Jul 15, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
700 ISIS militants killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in last three months

700 ISIS militants killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in last three months

The Afghan forces in coordination with the US forces are conducting counter-terrorism operations to eliminate the militants affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group in Nangarhar province.

Jun 17, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

Gunmen attack state TV station in Afghanistan

Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar, the eastern province on the border with Pakistan where Islamic State fighters have established a stronghold.

May 17, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

The US military statement said 35 Islamic State fighters and several high-ranking commanders were killed in the April 27 raid.
 

May 08, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military`s largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces advanced on their mountain hideouts.

Apr 15, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Kerala IS recruit 'among' 36 killed in 'Mother of all bombs' strike in Afghanistan

Kerala IS recruit 'among' 36 killed in 'Mother of all bombs' strike in Afghanistan

Mohammed, who was in his mid 20s, killed in the US assault, an intelligence officer of the Kerala Police said. However, he didn't have proof to confirm it. 

Apr 14, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Afghanistan troops seize drugs worth $26 million

Afghan troops seized drugs worth $26 million during an anti-drug operation in Afghanistan`s Nangarhar province, the command of Afghan Special Forces said on Wednesday.

Apr 12, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

13 civilians killed in airstrike on house in Afghanistan's Nangarhar: Official

At least 13 civilians were killed in an airstrike that hit a residential building in a volatile district of eastern Nangarhar province early on Wednesday, an Afghan official said.

Sep 28, 2016, 18:06 PM IST

US says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

General John Nicholson said the offensive in the eastern province of Nangarhar was part of US operations to degrade the capabilities of Islamic State.

Aug 10, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

62 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 62 militants were killed in a day in Afghanistan by security forces.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

IS radio station destroyed in Afghanistan

 An Islamic State (IS) radio station was destroyed and some militants were killed on Thursday in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

Jul 14, 2016, 13:34 PM IST

Islamic State group is 'on the run' in Afghanistan: Afghan president

Afghanistan's president declared today that Islamic State militants are "on the run" in his country, following a massive military operation that included elite commando units which drove the insurgents out of remote districts on the border with Pakistan.

Mar 15, 2016, 21:02 PM IST
Suicide bomb attack, gunbattle near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan kills seven security personnel

Suicide bomb attack, gunbattle near Indian Consulate in Afghanistan kills seven security personnel

The suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Pakistani consulate and the bombing was followed by gunfire from unidentified terrorists.

Jan 13, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Afghan official: Suicide bombing in east wounds 9 people

An Afghan official says a suicide car bombing in the country's east has wounded nine people, including six policemen.

Dec 07, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

US drone kills 16 ‘Islamic State militants’ near Pakistan-Afghan border

At least 16 suspected militants were killed in two separate US drone strikes in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on the zero line bordering Khyber Agency.

Oct 23, 2015, 23:38 PM IST
Nine dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyball match

Nine dead, over 30 injured in attack at Afghan volleyball match

At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that Islamic State fighters launched coordinated attacks on the country`s police forces.

Sep 28, 2015, 04:40 AM IST

Afghan official: Drone strike kills 20 members of Islamic State group

An Afghan official says two separate drone strikes in an eastern province bordering Pakistan have killed 20 militants affiliated with the Islamic State group.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:30 PM IST