NEW YORK (Pajhwok): UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake has said they are working with the Afghan government to realise the action plan Kabul signed with the United Nations in 2011 on ending the recruitment and use of child soldiers.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A district administrative head and his bodyguard were killed when a bomb hidden in their car was detonated in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two children were killed and three others sustained injuries when a rocket allegedly fired by Taliban insurgents hit a house in southern Helmand province, an official said on Thursday.
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead another moneychanger in northern Baghlan province, prompting colleagues to warn the government of quitting businesses if the killing spree continued.
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A NATO airstrike killed five Afghan army soldiers and injured at least eight others in central Logar province early on Thursday morning, officials said. The coalition said the deaths were accidental and expressed condolences to the bereaved families.
KABUL (Pajhwok): A NATO soldier has died from non-battle related injuries in southern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Wednesday, taking the death toll for international troops in the country to 17 this year, including 14 Americans.