Kandahar province

Eight election commission employees killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Those who were killed in the attack were stationed in the government offices inside the district to register voters for the upcoming presidential polls in the war-torn country.

Jun 30, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

16 security personnel killed in Afghanistan

"A group of Taliban militants attacked the checkpoints in Shah Walikot district at around 2 a.m.," the official told Xinhua news agency.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

This is the second attack in Shah Wali Kot this week. 

May 26, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

UN torture committee wants Afghan general prosecuted

The Afghan National Police (ANP) in the province was allegedly responsible for incommunicado detention, enforced disappearances, mass arbitrary detention and extrajudicial killings during counter-insurgency operations, it said. 

May 12, 2017, 21:48 PM IST

25 militants killed in Afghan clashes

 At least 25 militants were killed in clashes that erupted after attacks on several security check posts in Afghanistan`s restive Kandahar province, media reported on Monday.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Afghan deputy governor shot dead in Kandahar

Kabul: The deputy governor of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province was shot dead late today by a gunman while attending a class at the university, a local official said.

Nov 03, 2014, 03:24 AM IST

Five killed in Afghanistan twin blasts

At least five people were killed and three injured as two roadside bombs went off in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, an official said Sunday.

Oct 26, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

Injection made me crazy to reach target like a crazy lover: Suicide bomber

A suicide bomber arrested in southern Aghanistan`s Kandahar province, a Taliban stronghold, has said suicide attackers receive special injection before conducting an attack.

Aug 13, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Taliban claim downing Afghan helicopter, 11 dead

Seven American troops and four Afghans died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.

Aug 16, 2012, 19:51 PM IST

Moving US soldier from Afghanistan to Kuwait defended

Furious Afghan civilians and members of Parliament have demanded the staff sergeant be tried in Afghanistan over the shooting.

Mar 15, 2012, 09:13 AM IST

Taliban vow revenge for Afghans killed by US soldier

A US soldier walked off his base and broke into the homes of villagers in Kandahar province`s Panjwayi district,killing 16 people.

Mar 12, 2012, 13:24 PM IST

US fears reprisals after Afghan shooting rampage

The US has rushed to distance the shootings, blamed on a lone US soldier, from efforts of 90,000-strong US force in Afghanistan.

Mar 12, 2012, 10:10 AM IST

Afghan shooting: `Shocked, sad` Obama calls Karzai

A US soldier was detained after 16 Afghan civilians, including nine children, were shot dead near a US base in Kandahar.

Mar 12, 2012, 08:58 AM IST

Eight Afghan police killed in attack: Officer

Suspected Taliban militants stormed a police post and killed up to eight policemen in southern Afghanistan, a senior officer said on Monday in the latest attack on the poorly-armed force.

Nov 16, 2009, 14:06 PM IST