JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents launched attacks on several security posts in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, with both sides suffering casualties, officials said.
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A powerful cousin of President Hamid Karzai was killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber posing as guest set off his explosives at his residence in the Dand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.
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.