IOM employee among victims of Jalalabad attack

KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN on Wednesday confirmed that an employee of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) was killed in yesterday’s attack on the Department of Refugees and Returnees in Jalalabad. The world body expressed its deep sense...

3 killed, 8 injured in attack on midwife training centre

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed and eight others wounded after a group of militants attacked a midwife training centre in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s...

Jalalabad charity attack ends, 5 killed, 25 injured

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The deadly attack on the Save the Children charity came to an end after all the four attackers were killed in a 10-hour standoff with security forces in this eastern city on Wednesday. Five people were killed and 25 others...

Those killing us should be killed, asserts Muslimyar

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Meshrano Jirga chairman Fazl Hadi Muslimyar on Monday asked the government to negotiate peace with those who wanted peace not with those opposing it. The upper house chairman was speaking at funeral ceremonies for some victims...

NATO’s RS mission strongly condemns Jalalabad attack

KABUL (Pajhwok): NATO ’s Resolute Support (RS) on Sunday strongly condemned a suicide attack that killed at least 13 civilians and injured 14 more attending a gathering in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. The tribal elders had gathered at...