HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The governor on Sunday claimed militants were planning to launch massive attacks in Sangin and nearby districts of southern Helmand province after Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.
JALAABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Sunday said strict security measures have been put in place to ensure the religious festival of Eidul Fitr passed off in a pleasant environment in eastern Nangarhar province.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Six insurgents laced with guns and suicide vests were shot dead during a battle with police guarding the home of the provincial police chief in the Spin Boldak town of southern Kandahar province, officials said.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for Registan district of southern Kandahar province was killed along with five colleagues during a clash that left seven insurgents dead on Saturday, an official said.
ZARANJ/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A woman and a girl were killed after suspected militants lobbed hand grenades into their house in the Dushi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Saturday took to the streets against the killing of 15 civilians in western Ghor province, calling the massacre un-Islamic and the handiwork of regional intelligence agencies.
JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Four security personnel and seven insurgents have been killed and several others wounded during separate clashes in eastern Nangarhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Saturday.