Latest News

    Security and Crime

    Security and Crime

    Police base comes under cross-border attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A police centre came under cross-border attack in eastern Nangarhar province early Monday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    23 including soldiers killed in Wardak clashes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 16 insurgents have been killed in security incidents in different parts of central Maidan Wardak province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Intelligence operatives among 7 killed

    TARINKOT/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two National Directorate of Security (NDS) agents, one policeman and four rebels have been killed and seven others wounded in separate incidents of violence, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    8 ALP killed in Ghazni, Kapisa clashes

    GHAZNI/MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) officials were killed during blasts and gun attacks in central Kapisa and southern Ghazni provinces, officials said Monday.



    Security and Crime

    ISAF airstrike kills 21 militants in Marja

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Twenty-one militants were killed in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in southern Helmand province on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban torch houses of uprising leaders

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban allegedly set alight some houses of members of an uprising group in southern Ghazni province. The rebels said they had torched Afghan Local Police (ALP) centres.



    Security and Crime

    Insurgents capture 15 policemen in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban have captured 15 policemen from a check-post in the Chaharsadah district of western Ghor province, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    11 civilians among 19 killed in violence

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen civilians and eight rebels have been killed in separate incidents of violence in northwestern parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Poor coordination fuels insecurity in Musa Qala

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The administrative chief of Musa Kala district in central Helmand province on Sunday said lack of coordination among security agencies was fuelling insecurity in the town.



    Security and Crime

    4 killed, 35 wounded in Kabul bombing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed and more than 35 wounded in a powerful explosion in the sixth police district of central capital Kabul province on Sunday.