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Afghanistan: 11 civilians killed in bomb blast

Kabul: At least eleven civilians were killed and four others injured when an improvised bomb struck a vehicle in Afghanistan's central Daykundi province on Tuesday, the provincial police chief confirmed.

Pakistan opens border crossings with Afghanistan in NW province for pedestrians

Islamabad/Xinhua: Pakistan has announced to open the border crossings with Afghanistan in the country's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province for pedestrian movement from Tuesday, which were closed due to COVID-19 in March, a government notification and officials said.

Soldiers recruited to Afghan army amid increased violence

Kabul/Xinhua: A total of 959 newly graduated soldiers on Sunday joined the Afghan National Army (ANA), boosting the force amid an increase in the Taliban-led unrest, an army source said.

Afghanistan: Security officials nab vehicle loaded with explosives 

Kabul: Afghanistan security officials have seized a vehicle loaded with  “Sodium Nitrite” in capital city Kabul, media reports said on Sunday.

Afghan forces repel Taliban attack in northeastern province, 5 killed in fighting

Faizabad/Xinhua: The Afghan security forces have repulsed Taliban militants' attack on Duaba Yaftal Bala, a suburban of Faizabad, capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, provincial police spokesman Sanaullah Rohani said on Saturday.

Gov't forces kill 3 foreign militants in eastern Afghanistan

Asadabad/Xinhua: Afghan forces in crackdown against armed insurgents have killed three militants affiliated with the hardliner Lashkar-e-Tyeba group in the eastern Kunar province, provincial government spokesman Abdul Ghani Musamim said Saturday.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill district NDS chief 

Kabul: Unknown gunmen killed the head of NDS for Kohband district in Afghanistan's Kapsia province, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan still not held accountable for terrorism, can destabilize post-peace Afghanistan, writes Afghan group to US politician

Kabul: Afghanistan's Milli Gato Saatonko Group, a national interests preservation body, has sent a letter to US politician Stephen F. Lynch and claimed that Taliban used 'Pakistan as a launching ground to attack the US, NATO and Afghan security forces'.

Afghan army defuses 4,776 improvised bombs, landmines in six months

Kabul/Xinhua: The Afghan National Army (ANA) has during the past six months discovered and defused 4,776 improvised bombs and landmines planted by militants, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

Taliban key commander among 4 killed in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province

Faizabad/Xinhua: Four militants including a Taliban key commander Mawlawi Ataullah have been confirmed dead as clash flared up in Raghistan district of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province, provincial government spokesman Nik Mohammad Nazari said Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Twin blasts rock Kabul, 1 killed 

Kabul: At least one person was killed and three others were hurt as twin blasts rocked Afghanistan's Kabul city on Monday, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Security officials discover ammunition depot in Kabul

The Afghan police have discovered an ammunition depot, loaded with magnetic mines, in the country's capital city Kabul, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Balkh suicide attacks leaves 1 killed

Kabul: At least one person died eight others were hurt as a car bombing targeted an Afghan NDS convoy in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

Unknown gunmen kill Deputy Head of Paktia Provincial Council

Kabul: Unknown gunmen killed the deputy head of Paktia Provincial Council in Gardez city of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

US Embassy in Afghanistan warns of extremists' attacks on women

Moscow/Sputnik: The US Embassy in Afghanistan has issued a security alert for its citizens, warning about an increased risk of attacks on women by the extremist organizations.