Latest News

    Insurgents

    Security and Crime

    13 militants killed in Herat commando action

    HERAT CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  More than a dozen insurgents have been killed during an operation by Afghan National Army’s Commando Unit in the Shindand district of western Herat province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    18 rebels dead in Nangarhar, Ghazni offensives

    JALALABAD/GHAZNI (PAJHWOK): At least five insurgents were killed and 11 others wounded during a clash in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    15 militants killed in Kunduz clash

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Fifteen insurgents and a supporter of Afghan Local Police (ALP) were killed during a clash with police in northern Kunduz province on Saturday, and official said.



    Security and Crime

    Militants behead 4 civilians in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants decapitated four civilians after kidnapping them in eastern Nangarhar province, the governor’s spokesman said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    2 Taliban commanders killed in Logar raid

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Two Taliban leaders, including an operational commander, were killed and as many detained by Afghan security forces in the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Nimroz rebel group joins peace process

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A 10-member insurgent group on Tuesday joined the government initiated peace process in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    7 insurgents killed in Sherzad offensive

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A clearing offensive by Afghan security forces in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar came to an end with the killing of seven insurgents, including the Taliban-designated district chief, an army spokesman said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    6 rebels killed on Kunduz-Takhar Highway

     KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): At least six insurgents, including two of their notorious commanders, were killed on Tuesday in cleanup operation on Kunduz-Takhar Highway, provincial police chief said.



    Security and Crime

    Commanders among 12 rebels killed

    LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 12 militants, including a shadow district chief, have been killed during security operations in southern Helmand and central Logar provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    US missile strike kills 6 militants in Nuristan

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six militants were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nuristan province on Sunday, officials of Afghan National Army (ANA) said.