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19 Killed In Suicide Bombing Targeting Sikh Minority In Afghanistan

JUL 1, 2018: More than a dozen people died in a suicide bombing in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, a government spokesman said. The blast hit a busy market in Mukhabirat square in the capital of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province killing at least 15 people and injuring at least 20 more, provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogiani said. Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was in the city meeting with provincial officials, elders and chieftains. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, the latest in a series toRead More


ISIS Car Bomb Kills 26 As Taliban, Afghan Forces Hug, Take Selfies; Ceasefire Holds

Islamic State claims responsibility for the suicide bombing Afghanistan announces extension of govt ceasefire with Taliban JUN 16, 2018: At least 26 people were killed by a car bomb blast Saturday at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in Nangarhar province celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire announced by both sides during Eid. Dozens of unarmed Taliban militants had earlier entered Kabul, the Afghan capital, and other cities to celebrate Eid. Afghan security forces and civilians hugged and took selfies with each other across the country, in an outpouring ofRead More


Deadliest Day for Afghan Media in 15 Years: 10 Journalists Including BBC Reporter, Famed Photographer Among 42 Killed

“This is the deadliest day for Afghan media in the past 15 years,” the head of Tolo News TV, Lotfullah Najafizada, told the BBC. April 30, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — BBC reporter Ahmed Shah, famed Afghan photographer (AFP chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai) and 8 other journalists were killed among 42 in a series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan on Monday. A twin bomb blast in Kabul was the deadliest attack on journalists since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, while in another attack in Kandahar 11 children wereRead More