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Kabul blast

Suicide bomber, gunmen attack govt building in Afghanistan, nine injured

The attackers detonated explosives outside the building, used for the distribution of electronic identity cards, in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Nangarhar province.

Sep 18, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

Three wounded in IED blast in Afghanistan's Kabul

At least three people were injured in a magnetic improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Shaheed Square here on Monday.

Sep 09, 2019, 20:45 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

Suicide bomber kills at least 63, injures 182 at a wedding in Kabul

Dozens of people were inside the wedding hall when the explosion occurred near the stage of the two-story building.

Aug 18, 2019, 06:54 AM IST

Nearly 100 injured in Kabul car bomb attack, Taliban claim responsibility

The bomb went off when a vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint outside the station, said interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.

Aug 07, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Serial blasts in Kabul kill at least 12, injure dozens

Three bombs rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday, with one hitting a bus carrying government employees, killing a total of at least 12 people, officials said.

Jul 25, 2019, 13:27 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

Afghanistan: Blast near Kabul university kills two, injures 10, official says

An explosion on Friday outside an entrance to Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed at least two people and injured 10, officials said. 

Jul 19, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for deadly Kabul car bomb attack

At least four people a day earlier and more than 90 people were also wounded in the attack near the Green Village compound.

Jan 15, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

4 killed, 90 injured in Kabul blast

No group has claimed responsibility for the deadly bombing nor the security apparatus has pointed finger at any militant group including Taliban and Islamic State outfit fighting the government.

Jan 15, 2019, 10:33 AM 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

At least 48 killed, 67 injured in suicide attack on Kabul school

Reports say there were about 100 students in the classroom at the time of the attack. It has been estimated that the average age of the students was about 18.

Aug 15, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Suicide bomber targets Kabul airport minutes after vice president's arrival

Vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum returned to the country after having stayed in Turkey since May of 2017 when he had been accused of arranging the rape and torture of a political rival. It is not yet clear if the explosion at the airport was a revenge act.

Jul 22, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Suicide blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, 5 killed

Fraidoon Azhand, a spokesman at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development confirmed the attack had happened and said initial information suggested that at least five people had been killed.

Jul 15, 2018, 20:37 PM IST

At least seven dead in Kabul suicide blast near clerics' gathering

The blast in the western part of the city, near universities and a police academy, is the latest demonstration of the militants' chilling ability to carry out attacks in the heart of Kabul.

Jun 04, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Suicide blast in Afghanistan's capital Kabul kills at least 26, several injured

The explosion, near a Shi`ite shrine in the west of Kabul, came as the city was celebrating the Nawruz holiday marking the start of the Persian new year.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:51 PM IST

Over 100 dead in deadly Kabul blast; Taliban claims responsibility

The ambulance blast in Kabul, claimed by the Taliban, is one of the worst to strike Afghanistan's capital in recent years.

Jan 28, 2018, 18:28 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

Kabul on high alert after ambulance bomb 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, 16:52 PM IST