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→
Officials say two suicide bombers tried to enter the Khanpur Imambargah but were intercepted by police
KARACHI, Pakistan (Sept. 13, 2016) — A suicide bomber injured 4 policemen, one critically, outside a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban as the country marked the beginning of the religious festival Eid al-Adha on Tuesday, September 13. Continue reading Eid day attack injures 4 in Pakistan – officials→
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.
The United Nations mission in Afghanistan says 161 children were killed and 449 others injured in the first quarter of 2016 alone
KABUL, Afghanistan (Apr. 17, 2016) – Child casualties have soared in Afghanistan this year as the Taliban stepped up attacks in urban areas, the United Nations said Sunday, April 17, branding the figures “appalling.”
One in every 4 casualties in 2015 was a child, says the United Nations
KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 14, 2016) — The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said Sunday, February 14, with children paying a particularly heavy price.
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.
‘The 5 facilitators have been arrested and another one, whom I will call terrorist-A is still at large,’ says the military spokesman
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Jan. 24, 2016) — Pakistani security agencies have arrested 5 men accused of helping organize Wednesday’s attack on a university in the country’s troubled northwest that killed 21 people, the military announced on Saturday, January 23.