Kandahar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Kandahar


26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base

Jul 26, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The terrorists attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night Ministry of Defense spokesman General Dawlat Waziri says

70 villagers kidnapped in Afghanistan, at least 7 killed – police

Jul 23, 2017 - 12:49 AM

The police accuse the Taliban of the kidnappings but it is not clear why the villagers were targeted

5 UAE officials among 57 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Jan 11, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The Emiratis are among 12 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor s compound in southern Kandahar on Tuesday while the UAE s ambassador to Afghanistan escaped the attack with injuries

AFGHANISTAN BOMBINGS. Afghan mourners and relatives bury a victim of twin Taliban blasts in Kabul on January 11, 2017. Photo by Shah Marai/AFP

Death toll jumps to 50 in Kandahar airport siege

Dec 10, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Eleven suicide attackers breach the high security complex taking families hostage and triggering firefights with soldiers

KANDAHAR AIRPORT SIEGE. A view of the Kandahar airport after clashes with Taliban militants and Afghan security forces, in Kandahar Afghanistan, 09 December 2015. Photo by Muhammad Sadiq/EPA

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Dec 09, 2015 - 2:14 PM

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Two dead as Taliban raid Prince Harry's Afghan base

Sep 15, 2012 - 8:16 PM

Taliban armed with suicide vests guns and rockets storm a heavily fortified airfield in Afghanistan where Prince Harry is deployed