A member of the United Nations staff working in Kabul and her son, who were kidnapped in January, have been released, the UN’s mission in Afghanistan said on Thursday, expressing outrage at the death of her driver during the abduction.
The Global Witness organization has reported that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) is extracting Talc from the deposits/mines in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The Taliban militants launched a large scale attack on two districts of southeastern Ghazni province amid reports several security personnel have lost their lives during the clashes.
Afghan local official in eastern Nangarhar province said two explosions hit a voter registration center in the province on Monday.
The Taliban group has threatened to carry out attacks on security institutions in Kabul as part of their spring offensive, urging the civilians to stay away from such compounds amid growing criticisms that such attacks mostly lead to civilian casualties.
Afghan officials said that air strikes in eastern Paktika province killed at least nine militants affiliated with Haqqani network.
At least eight people including one child were killed after militants detonated three IEDs in a sports stadium in eastern Nangarhar province.
Kabul police have reportedly confirmed an explosion in Kabul; no more details have yet been revealed.
At least five militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed by their own comrades in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
A security official has said that suspects behind the attack on a mosque in eastern Khost province have been arrested.