HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Thousands of people, attending funeral prayers for a slain prominent religious figure in western Herat province, on Saturday asked the government to arrest the assassins.
MEHTARLAM/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-five militants and two policemen have been killed during separate incidents in eastern Laghman and Kunar provinces, officials said on Saturday.
GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Two tribal elders have been killed after they were taken hostage by Taliban militants in southern Paktia province, official said Saturday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Saturday announced its service member was killed in an insurgents’ attack in eastern Afghanistan.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed during two separate incidents of violence in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, officials said.
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Three foreign troops were injured in a suicide attack in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Friday afternoon, the district chief said.
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents shot dead a former Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) commander in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday.
QALAT (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban insurgents shot injured a provincial council candidate in the Shinkai district of southern Zabul province, police said on Friday.
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six militants and three security personnel were killed during an overnight clash in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Friday.
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than one hundred troops from Bulgaria will provide security for the airport in southern Kandahar province as part of NATO’s new non-combat mission in Afghanistan post-2014.
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