MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters suffered heavy causalities in anti-militants drives but civilians were suffering the most in terms of casualties in southwestern Faryab province, an official said Monday.
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people, including two female seminary students, were killed and 15 others wounded on Monday afternoon when a bomb blast ripped through a crowded market in northern Kunduz province, police said.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Terming the devastating Paktika suicide attack a “crime against humanity,” the spokesman of Ministry of Interior (MoI) urged the international community to help Afghanistan destroy terrorists’ sanctuaries.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As many as 35 insurgents have been killed, 42 wounded and 339 others captured during in ongoing security operation in Shirzad and Khogyani districts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.
LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 12 militants, including a shadow district chief, have been killed during security operations in southern Helmand and central Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.