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Bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan

Jun 20, – A Reuters witness saw several apparently dead victims and at least two wounded being carried out of the remains of a yellow bus after the suicide bomber struck the vehicle in the capital. More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 who […]

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Afghan official- 52 dead after buses collide with tanker

Afghan official- 52 dead after buses collide with tanker

May 08, – Another 73 people who had been on the buses were wounded in the accident, which set all three vehicles ablaze, said Jawed Salangi, spokesman for the governor of the eastern Ghazni province. Two buses and a fuel tanker collided Sunday on a major highway in Afghanistan, killing 52 people, officials said. Records […]

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At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

Feb 22, – The bomber targeted a local police chief, injuring him on the eve of the latest round of quadrilateral talks to be held in Kabul in a bid to revive the peace process with the Taliban and end more than 14 years of war. At least 13 people, including nine civilians, were killed […]

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Suicide bomber kills seven employees of Afghan TV channel

Suicide bomber kills seven employees of Afghan TV channel

Jan 20, – At least 25 other people were wounded in the bombing near the Russian embassy in downtown Kabul, marking the first major attack on an Afghan media organisation since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001. Seven employees of popular Afghan TV channel TOLO were killed Wednesday when a suicide car bomber […]

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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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Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Sep 15, – The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated on Monday the death sentences given to two other defendants, whose sentences were reduced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. An appeals court has sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault against an Afghan […]

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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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Pakistan warns of more rain after flood deaths hit 80

Pakistan warns of more rain after flood deaths hit 80

Aug 04, – Eastern Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan have been hit by torrential rain, causing floods which have killed at least 80 people. Officials said 34 died in the Sarobi district alone, around 65 km (40 miles) east of the Afghan capital Kabul. Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi was also badly affected, with at least 16 […]

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Afghanistan’s supreme court attacked by deadly suicide bombs

Afghanistan’s supreme court attacked by deadly suicide bombs

June 11, AP – Fourteen people were killed at least 30 injured in the attack on Tuesday, Afghan police said. The explosion targeted minibuses carrying court staff home from work. A suicide bomber has killed more than a dozen people in an attack at the supreme court in Kabul. This comes a day after a […]

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