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Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghanistan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

In the wake of the attack, bodies littered the dusty ground as smoke rose from the site of the explosion, a giant blue billboard bearing the face of Ghani`s running mate Amrullah Saleh looming over the scene.

Sep 17, 2019, 20:02 PM IST

Blast kills 24 near Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's election rally

"Women and children are among them and most of the victims seem to be the civilians. Ambulances are still operating, and the number of casualties may rise," an official said.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Taliban claims responsibility for suicide blast in Afghan capital Kabul

Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, said three vehicles were destroyed, 12 foreigners and eight members of the Afghan forces were killed but the Afghan government rejected the casualty figures claimed by the Taliban.

Sep 05, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 34 on bus, injures 17

Security has been deteriorating across Afghanistan, with the Taliban and Islamic State fighters mounting near-daily attacks on Afghan forces, government employees and civilians.

Jul 31, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Afghanistan blast: Three bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens in Kabul

No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attacks that came as US Marine General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was meeting top US and NATO officials in Kabul.


Jul 25, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Double blast kills three people, injures 20 in Afghanistan

Eight security forces were among the casualties, said Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial government. 

Apr 06, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

Suicide blast at Afghanistan mosque kills at least 26 gathered to pray

One security official said the victims had gathered for Friday prayers at the mosque in the Ismail Khel district of Khost province.

Nov 23, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Afghanistan: At least 40 killed, over 60 injured in blast at wedding hall in Kabul

At least 40 people were killed in an explosion at a wedding hall in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, said two government officials.

Nov 20, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Blast targets Sikh community in Afghanistan, at least 20 killed

The blast, hours after President Ashraf Ghani had opened a hospital in Jalalabad, damaged shops and buildings around Mukhaberat square in the city.

Jul 01, 2018, 23:00 PM IST

At least four dead as blasts, gunfire rock Jalalabad in Afghanistan

There were two explosions near the city's directorate of finance, Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP.

May 13, 2018, 15:03 PM IST

Kabul ambulance blast toll crosses 100

Afghanistan on Sunday declared a day of national mourning as the toll for those killed by a huge bomb hidden in an ambulance in Kabul topped 100 people.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

Deadly Kabul blast leaves 95 dead, 158 wounded; Taliban claims responsibility

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for Saturday's deadly blast in Kabul which left over 95 people dead and at least 158 injured.

Jan 27, 2018, 19:39 PM IST

Lots of dead and wounded, smoke in the sky: Witnesses recall Kabul attack which killed over 90

 The overwhelmed medical staff were seen struggling to treat bloodied men, women and children who were lying in corridors.

Jan 27, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Ambulance packed with explosives blows up in Kabul, at least 40 killed, 140 injured

The blast took place in an area near foreign embassies and government buildings.

Jan 27, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

12 killed, 14 injured in blast at funeral ceremony in Afghanistan

A suicide attacker blew himself up at a funeral in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least twelve people and wounding 14 others, Afghan media reported.

Dec 31, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Blast in Afghan's Kabul close to intelligence agency

An explosion hit an area of Kabul close to a compound of Afghanistan`s national intelligence agency on Monday and casualties were likely, security officials said.

Dec 25, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Kabul blast: All Indians are safe, says Sushma Swaraj

 A suicide bomber in the Afghan capital Kabul killed many on Tuesday.

Oct 31, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Kabul car bomb blast: All that we know so far; check first visuals of massive explosion

At least 45 were killed or wounded following a powerful car bomb explosion in the Afghan capital on Wednesday. The death toll is unclear at the moment but the spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health claimed that there could be many casualties.

May 31, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Eleven killed, 12 injured by blast in Afghanistan's Faryab province

At least 11 civilians have been killed and 12 others injured in an explosion in Afghanistan`s northern Faryab province.

Nov 05, 2016, 17:47 PM IST