Oil tanker set on fire in northern Afghanistan

Unknown armed men opened fire on and set ablaze an oil tanker in Afghanistan`s northern Baghlan province Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local police.

Up to 100 feared dead in Afghan earthquake

As many as 100 people are feared dead in an earthquake and landslide that buried more than 20 houses in northern Afghanistan yesterday, reports said on Tuesday.

Taliban kill 16 Afghan policemen in 2 attacks: Officials

Taliban fighters attacked checkpoints in northern and southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing a total of 16 members of the Afghan National police, officials said.