KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A Pakistani airstrike injured 15 people, including women and children, on the outskirts of Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost province, near the Durand Line, officials said on Saturday.
AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than a dozen people, including a newly-married couple, have been killed and nine others injured during separate accidents in northern Samangan province, officials said on Saturday.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday said that the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province has been completely brought under government’s control as a result of a joint operation that left 28 insurgents dead.
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces pushed back hundreds of militants after they launched coordinated attacks on their posts in Khanshin and Garamsir districts of southern Helmand province, the governor said on Saturday.
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people, including five heavily armed insurgents who stormed the spy service headquarters in this eastern city of Jalalabad early on Saturday morning, were killed during a five-hour standoff.