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Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

A suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed eight people and wounded at least 28, officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armored personnel carriers used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. The blast hit the NATO coalition convoy during the morning rush hour in one of the busiest areas […]

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Bombs near government offices in Afghan capital kill 50

Bombs near government offices in Afghan capital kill 50

Bombings across three Afghan cities including Kabul killed around 50 people Tuesday, in a day of carnage that shattered a relative lull in violence as Taliban insurgents escalate a deadly winter campaign. At least nine people died when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor’s compound in southern Kandahar during a visit by […]

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Afghan suicide bomb kills 10, wounds 20- deputy minister

Afghan suicide bomb kills 10, wounds 20- deputy minister

Feb 01, – The attack was the latest in a series to hit the Afghan capital this year as the Kabul government has pushed to revive a stalled peace process with the Taliban that broke down last year. Ten people were killed and 20 wounded, most of them civilians in Monday’s suicide bomb attack outside […]

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Kabul car bomb kills 12 including three Americans

Kabul car bomb kills 12 including three Americans

Aug 23, – The Taliban denied responsibility for the blast, which struck outside a civilian hospital in Kabul following a wave of fatal bombings earlier this month that rattled the city. At least 12 people including three US civilian contractors were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy, officials said, underlining […]

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Thousands protest woman’s mob killing in Afghan capital

Thousands protest woman’s mob killing in Afghan capital

Mar 24, – Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar killed last week by the mob. Farkhunda, who went by one name like many Afghans, was beaten, run over with a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul River. Thousands […]

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Bomber kills 6 in Afghanistan ahead US deal talks

Bomber kills 6 in Afghanistan ahead US deal talks

Nov 16, – A suicide car bomber tore through the Afghan capital Saturday, just hours after President Hamid Karzai announced U.S. and Afghan negotiators had agreed on a draft deal allowing U.S. troops to remain in the country beyond a 2014 deadline. The blast, which killed six people near where thousands of tribal leaders will […]

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Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

Bombing at mosque kills Afghan governor

Oct 15, – The explosion at the main mosque in the provincial capital of Puli Alam killed Governor Arsallah Jamal and wounded 15 people — five of them critically, said the governor’s spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwesh. A bomb planted inside a mosque killed the governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province as he was delivering a […]

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Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

May 25, AP – At least two large explosions shook Kabul’s downtown district of Borj-e Sharahah at about 4 p.m. local time on Friday. At least two large blasts have been heard in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, apparently targeting a United Nations office. Gunfire was heard after the explosions, with the Taliban claiming […]

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