No group has so far claimed the powerful blast, which a Western diplomatic source says was caused by 1,500 kilograms of explosives hidden inside a water tanker, in what appeared to be a major intelligence failure
KABUL, Afghanistan (Jun. 1, 2017) — At least 90 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday, May 31, when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital just days into the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Continue reading Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds→
ISIS claims the attack through its propaganda agency Amaq. It says the bomber had targeted a checkpoint outside the Afghan presidential palace
KABUL, Afghanistan (Apr. 12, 2017) — At least 5 people were killed on Wednesday, April 12, when a suicide bomber on foot struck near the Afghan defense ministry in Kabul, officials said, in an attack that was claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group. Continue reading Kabul suicide bombing kills 5→
Many of the wounded are fighting for their lives, says an interior ministry spokesman
KABUL, Afghanistan (Apr. 19, 2016) — At least 30 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul on Tuesday, April 19, triggering a fierce firefight, a week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.
KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 2, 2016) —Twenty policemen were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber struck their base in Kabul Monday, officials said, just days before a fresh round of international talks aimed at reviving dialogue with the Islamist group.