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Kabul attack: At least 60 killed in suicide blast

More than 100 people were killed and wounded in a suicide attack targeting an education center in Kabul Wednesday (August 15), according to a government official. Among the victims were thought to be dozens of teenagers studying for university exams. Many Internal and international Institutions strongly condemned the attack, The United Nations mission in the Afghanistan saying in a statement …

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The killing of a reporter in Kandahar

Gunmen killed an Afghan journalist on his way to work in the southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday (April 24, 2018) officials said, an attack that highlighted the risks faced by media workers in Afghanistan. More details in a report from our colleague Ali Behzad  

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Attacks in five provinces kill 64 members of Afghan security forces

Afghanistan is not safe – At least 64 Afghan soldiers have been killed in Taliban attacks in the provinces of Kandahar, Nimroz, Ghazni, Balkh and Farah, officials said on Thursday. Forty-three Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar. Nine others were wounded in the attack, which started at 2:30 am on …

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Rights Watchdog Labels Mosque Attack A War Crime

Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement on Friday that the attack on Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul city, which killed over 30 people, is a war crime. “(This) is a serious violation of the laws of war, and an apparent war crime,” Human Rights Watch said. The attack, which lasted for over four hours, in the Qala-e-Najara neighborhood of Khair Khana in Kabul, left over 30 …

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Children Witness Scenes Of Horror During Mosque Attack

In Friday’s attack on Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul’s PD11, men and women were killed – so were children.  However, a number of children who survived the attack witnessed horrific scenes that even adults are struggling to come to terms with. Ali Ahmad, one young boy, was trapped in the mosque’s courtyard during the attack. His picture on social media …

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