Kandahar

15 Taliban terrorists killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar

As many as 15 Taliban terrorists were killed and two others arrested in an operation by Afghan Special Forces in the country`s southern province of Kandahar, the command of special forces said on Saturday.

Dec 07, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

11 pilgrims killed as landmine explodes in Afghanistan

At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said.

Jul 15, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

4 Policemen killed in Afghanistan

The incident occurred on Thursday night in Sira Sahan area of remote Spin Boldak district, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 22, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Many journalists among dozens killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan

Dozens were killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan on Monday.

May 01, 2018, 00:23 AM IST

41 Afghan soldiers killed at Kandahar army camp, Taliban claims responsibility

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar.

Oct 19, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in south Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber on Wednesday rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan`s restive southern province of Kandahar, causing casualties, officials said.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Taliban attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

The assault in Shah Wali Kot district late Monday came just a day after 20 Afghan policemen were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their outposts in the neighbouring province of Zabul.

May 23, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

Militant attack on Afghan army base kills 10 soldiers

Enemies of Afghanistan attacked Achakzai camp of army corps 205 in Shah Wali Kot district. 

May 23, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

Afghan strongman shelters former Taliban insurgents

Pakistan denies supporting the militants, saying it uses Taliban sanctuaries as a "lever" to pressure the group into talks with Kabul.
 

Apr 27, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

UAE envoy to Kabul dies of wounds from January bombing

The United Arab Emirates` ambassador to Afghanistan has died of wounds sustained in a January 10 bombing in Kandahar that also killed five other UAE officials, state media said Thursday.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Five UAE officials among dead in Kandahar bombing

Five officials from the United Arab Emirates were among the dead in a bombing in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the Emirates` official WAM news agency said on Wednesday.

Jan 11, 2017, 14:25 PM IST

Gunmen attack hospital in southern Afghanistan

Afghanistan has seen a string of militant attacks in recent months, denting confidence in the ability of the US-backed government to ensure security 15 years after the Taliban were ousted.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Afghan forces encircled by Taliban in provincial capital

The Taliban attack, in one of the country's top opium-producing areas, has exposed how thinly stretched Afghan security forces have become as they try to contain Islamist insurgents in other areas of the country.

Sep 09, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

34 killed, over 20 injured in Afghanistan road accident

At least 34 persons were killed and 21 others injured on Sunday after a bus collided with a truck in Afghanistan`s Zabul province, police said.

Sep 04, 2016, 11:45 AM IST

25 militants killed in airstrikes in Afghan's Helmand

At least 25 militants were killed as Afghan security forces targeted Taliban hideouts in Helmand province, an official statement said on Sunday.

Aug 14, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

62 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 62 militants were killed in a day in Afghanistan by security forces.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

Afghan Taliban release some kidnapped bus passengers

Afghan army corps in southern Afghanistan said they were freed in an operation Tuesday evening in Marja district of Helmand.

Jun 22, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

Two buses and a fuel tanker collided on Sunday on a major highway in Afghanistan, killing 52 people, officials said.

May 08, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Afghan forces raid frees 60 from Taliban prison

Afghan special forces, backed by helicopter gunships, freed more than 60 people held captive in a Taliban prison in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, in a major raid against the resurgent Islamist group.

May 06, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province.

Mar 30, 2016, 14:17 PM IST