An official says that at least three Afghan security force troops have been killed in a suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan.
A district governor and a policeman were killed and six injured in Afghanistan in an ambush carried out by Taliban militants, an official said Wednesday.
At least 51 Taliban militants have been killed in fresh military operations across Afghanistan since Saturday, the country`s interior ministry said Sunday.
At least two people were killed and nine injured Monday in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan`s Helmand province.
Afghan security forces on Saturday claimed victory against a Taliban offensive in the country`s volatile Helmand province after days of fighting seen as a test for the country`s security forces as NATO-led troops pull out.
Two young women were killed and one woman wounded in a bomb attack carried out by the Taliban insurgents in the southern Helmand province early morning.
At least six militants were killed in Afghan military operations Saturday, said the country`s defence ministry.
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked three police checkpoints overnight in the southern province of Helmand. The police repelled the attacks but lost one officer.
A government official in Afghanistan says three bombs have exploded in rapid succession in southern Helmand province, injuring five people.
Nearly 50 militants were killed in police operations in Afghan provinces in the past 24 hours, the Afghanistan`s interior ministry said Tuesday morning.
Five people were killed and six injured Thursday in a blast in Afghanistan`s Helmand province, an official said.
One Afghan policeman and six militants were killed in an attack launched overnight by Taliban at a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, an official said Wednesday.
Police intervened to save the man`s life, but the furious residents
had already cut off his ears.
The Taliban have pressing a sweeping assassination campaign that has killed hundreds of local political figures in recent years.
The blast comes a day after twin bombings on Shiite Muslims celebrating the holiday of Ashoura left 60 dead.
The latest deaths came a day after coordinated bomb and suicide attacks in the neighbouring province of Uruzgan killed 21 people.
Helmand is the deadliest province for coalition forces fighting the nearly decade-long insurgency.
Mobile phones are the primary means of communication in rural Afghan areas.
Leaked memos reveal incompetence of UK troops to impose security in Helmand.
A NATO soldier has been killed in an attack by insurgents in Afghanistan, the military said Monday, as Afghan authorities reported the deaths of 10 Afghans in separate violence.
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