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3 killed, dozens of children wounded in Taliban truck blast

Oct 16, 2019 - 2:27 PM

(UPDATED) The bomb outside a police headquarters building also partially destroys a nearby madrassa, or religious school

Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls

Sep 17, 2019 - 5:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) In a statement claiming responsibility for both blasts, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the attack near President Ashraf Ghani's rally was deliberately aimed at disrupting the September 28 elections

ANOTHER BLAST. A wounded Afghan man is wheeled on a stretcher at the Wazir Akbar Khan hospital following a blast in Kabul on September 17, 2019. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

At least 16 killed in attack in eastern Afghanistan – provincial spokesman

Mar 06, 2019 - 3:27 PM

(UPDATED) A clearance operation is ongoing, with security defusing two suicide vests, one car bomb, and multiple mines planted by the attackers

15 dead as gunmen storm Afghan government building, 11 killed in bus bombing

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:32 PM

(4th UPDATE) The attack ends after more than 5 hours of intense fighting between militants and security forces

ATTACK. An Afghan security personnel stands guard atop a vehicle near the site of suicide attack as an ongoing attack between Afghan security force and suicide attackers in Jalalabad on July 31, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP

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Suicide bomber kills 33 in bloody attack outside Afghan bank

Apr 18, 2015 - 2:43 PM

The explosion happened outside a bank where government employees collect their monthly salaries says Nangarhar provincial police chief Fazal Ahmad Shirzad

Afghan men who were injured in a suicide bomb attack receive medical treatment at local hospital in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 18 April 2015. Photo by Ghulamullah Habibi/ EPA