Afghan lawmaker shot dead in southern province

India Blooms News Service
Kandhar, Afghanistan, March 23 (Xinhua/UNI) An Afghan lawmaker was shot dead in Kandahar city, capital of southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, in a latest targeted killing in the country, local police confirmed.
Wall inside Pakistan school collapses, six killed
Islamabad, Mar 23 (IBNS): The wall inside a school in Pakistan's Gujranwala on Saturday left five children and one woman killed, media reports said.
Afghanistan: Blast targets Farmer’s Day Ceremony in Helmand, 3 killed
Kabul, Mar 23 (IBNS): A blast targeted a Farmer’s Day ceremony at a local stadium in southern city of Lashkargah in Helmand area of Afghanistan and left at least three people killed on Saturday, media reports said.  
Sixteen militants killed in N Afghan airstrikes
Maimana, Afghanistan, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) At least 16 militants were killed and 15 others wounded after Afghan Air Force launched airstrikes against Taliban positions in the country's northern province of Faryab, authorities said on Saturday.
Afghanistan: Security forces arrest two IED makers
Kabul, Mar 23 (IBNS): The  Afghan armed forces on Saturday arrested two people who were experts in creating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kapisa province of Afghanistan, media reports said.
Four killed in Afghanistan blasts
Kabul, Mar 23 (UNI): At least four people were killed while 10 others sustained injuries after two explosions rocked Lashkar Gah, capital of Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand during the New Year celebrations on Saturday, a local official said.
Two US service members killed during operation in Afghanistan
Kabul, Mar 22 (IBNS): Two U.S. service members were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.
Pakistani authorities say secured release of four abducted Iranian soldiers
Moscow, Mar 21 (Sputnik) The Pakistani security forces helped release four Iranian servicemen, kidnapped last year, during an operation near the Pakistani-Afghan border, Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday, adding that the freed soldiers were being handed over to Tehran.
Pakistan: Six killed in check post firing
Islamabad, Mar 20 (UNI): At least six security personnel were killed when unknown militants opened fire at a security check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday, local reports and officials said.
Bangladesh: Train hits motorcycle, three killed
Dhaka, Mar 20 (IBNS): At least three people were killed when the motorcycle, which they were riding, was hit by a train in Bangladesh's Gopalganj area on Wednesday, media reports said.
Five militants killed, 7 injured in eastern Afghan provinces
Jalalabad, Mar 19 (Xinhua) Five Taliban militants were killed and seven others wounded in clashes in two eastern Afghan provinces on Monday as fighting rages in the country, authorities said Tuesday.
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