An Afghan agency supporting open media-Nai- has proposed the 30th of April should be named as the day of “Victims of Freedom of Speech” to honor the 9 journalists who were killed yesterday in a brutal suicide attack in Kabul.
The Taliban and other insurgent groups are gaining control over increasing numbers of the Afghan population and the strength of local security forces has declined sharply, a US government watchdog warned Tuesday.
According to officials at least 11 students were killed and 16 other people, including five Romanian solders, were wounded in a car bombing in southern Kandahar province on Monday morning.
At least 25 people were killed when two suicide blasts ripped through central Kabul early on Monday, April 30, Afghanistan’s health ministry has confirmed.
Local officials in northern Balkh province said more than 150 Taliban militants were killed during the military raids of Afghan forces in unsecure districts of the province including Char Bulak, Chemtal and Dawlat Abad.
Two early morning back to back explosions rocked central part of Kabul city in which at least 6 journalists were killed in addition to some others.
An explosion rocked Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province, targeting a mosque in the vicinity of the 4th police district of the city where registration for the elections was underway.
Kabul police said that northern Baghlan MP “Ashequllah Wafa” took hostage brother of a police officer after he drank and fired into the air.
Local officials in southern Helmand province said at least 5 people were killed and 10 others were wounded in an early morning car bomb in the province.
German authorities say they have arrested a German-Polish dual citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan.