30 policemen lost their lives in Taliban attacks in Farah

At least thirty policemen have lost their lives during the attacks carried out by the Taliban militants in western Farah province of Afghanistan.

According to reports, the attacks were carried out in Khak Safid district of Farah province late on Wednesday night.

The provincial government and security officials have not formally commented regarding the deaths of the policemen so far.

But a member of the provincial council Dadullah Qani said at least thirty members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) forces were martyred in the attacks in Khak Safid district.

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ANA helicopter crashes in Farah, killing all 25 on board

Twenty-five people were killed after an Afghan army helicopter crashed in western Farah province on Wednesday, officials confirmed.

All 25 people on board were killed, including Farah provincial council chief Farid Bakhtawar, provincial council member Farida Amini and deputy commander of the 207th Zafar corps General Naimatullah Khalil, the governor of Farah province Mohammad Shoaib Sabet said.

Defense Ministry Spokesman Javid Ghafoor said that the helicopter crashed after taking off from Anar Dara district due to “technical problem”.

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Death toll in Kabul suicide attack climbs to 48

The death toll from today’s deadly suicide attack has climbed to at least 48 people, the Ministry of Public Health officials said.

The officials further added at least 67 people who have sustained injuries in the attack, have also been shifted to the hospitals for the treatment.

The incident took place this evening in the West of Kabul city in Dasht Barchi area after a suicide bomber targeted an education center.

The Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish had earlier confirmed that an education center has been targeted in West of the city but did not elaborate further.

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U.S. airstrike kills Afghan Forces in Logar

An American airstrike killed more than ten Afghan security forces during intense fighting with the Taliban in Azra district of Logar province, official said Tuesday.

The chief district of Azra, Hamidullah told Ariananews that the security forces were killed after they called for air support from foreign forces.

Shamshad Larawi, a spokesman for the governor, said that American airstrikes had been called in for support, but that because of a misunderstanding, the planes mistakenly targeted an Afghan police outpost.

Resolute Support, NATO’s mission in Afghanistan, confirmed U.S. forces had conducted an air strike “in defense of Afghan forces” in Azra district but did not mention casualties.

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Suicide car bombing hits intelligence convoy in Kabul

At least four people were killed and five others wounded after a suicide attacker targeted a convoy of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Kabul city early Thursday morning, police confirmed.

The attack took place at about 5am local time in Bagh-e-Daoud area in PD5 of Kabul city, a spokesman for Kabul police chief Hashmat Stanekzai said.

An official in the Health Ministry says several wounded people have been taken to Kabul hospitals for treatment.

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Govt confirms 60 people killed In Sunday’s explosion

The ministry said on Tuesday that nine children had been killed and another 18 wounded in the suicide bombing.

The ministry of public health on Tuesday issued an update on the casualty toll from Sunday’s suicide bombing in Kabul and said 60 people had been killed in the attack.
In addition, the ministry said 129 people had been wounded.

According to the ministry, nine children were among those killed and another 18 children were wounded.

Sunday’s suicide bombing targeted a population registration center in Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul city, where dozens of people had gathered to apply for their ID documents in order to register to vote.

The suicide bomber reportedly detonated his explosives among the crowd outside the offices.

Daesh claimed responsibility for the incident.

Since April 14, the start of the voter registration process, five attacks have been carried out on election-related facilities across the country.

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Death toll in Kabul car bombing rises to 95

An ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded area of Kabul City on Saturday, killing 95 people and wounding 158 others, officials said.

The explosion took place at around 01:00 pm when an ambulance was detonated between two checkpoints outside the old Interior Ministry building close to Sedarat Square in the capital Kabul.

Ismayel Kawosi, the Public Health Ministry Spokesman confirmed the casualty toll and said that the wounded people have been transferred to different hospitals in the city.

Most of the victims of the attack are civilians, the Interior Ministry Deputy Spokesman said, adding that four people have been arrested in connection to the incident.

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Heavy explosion rocks Kabul city

A heavy explosion rocked Kabul city earlier today leaving scores of people dead or wounded.

The blast took place close to the old compound of the ministry of interior of Afghanistan.

Security sources confirm the blast has taken place in the vicinity of Sedarat area and close to the old compound of the ministry of interior.

Public health ministry officials are saying that 95 dead bodies and 163 injured people have been shifted to the hospital so far.

A security official had earlier said that the blast has likely left around 20 people dead and over 100 others wounded.

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13 dead, 18 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

The security officials in Kabul put the casualties toll in Kabul suicide attack at 13 dead and 18 wounded, including civilians and police personnel.

The deputy spokesperson for the ministry of interior Nasrat Rahimi told reporters in Kabul today that 13 policemen lost their lives in the attack.

He said at least 16 policemen and 2 civilians were also wounded after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives among the police personnel and civilians.

The head of the Criminal Investigation Department Salim Ehsas said the security forces have closed 24 shops selling drugs in the area.

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Land mines leave about 100 casualties in Afghanistan monthly

An international watchdog says land mines leave about 100 casualties in Afghanistan on monthly basis.

According to a report released, there were more than 600 casualties in 2016 in Afghanistan compared to the year 2015 which shows Afghanistan at the top of the list.

“The statistics show that every month we have about 100 victims due to [land mine explosions] in Afghanistan,” Islamuddin Mohammadi Executive Director of Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization (ALSO) said on Thursday,” most of these causalities have occurred due to roadside and sticky bombs explosions.”

“78 percent of the victims were civilians and 42 percent of those causalities were children. After Yemen, it is reported that Afghanistan was having the highest number of causalities,” Amena Azimi member of the also added.

While the number of casualties from land mines increased in Afghanistan, the government has decreased 80 percent the budged allocated for victim assistance.

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