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Airstrike in Nimroz Kills 14 Civilians

14 civilians killed in Nimroz airstrike

ZARANJ – An airstrike targeted a residential area in the southwestern province of Nimroz, killing 14 civilians including women and children, sources in the least developed province said. A local source talking on condition of anonymity, said that the strike occurred in Manzari village of Khashrod district on Sunday. One …

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23 Killed in Separate Attacks in Afghanistan

23 killed in seperate attacks in Afghanistan

KABUL – Separate attacks in Afghanistan left at least 23 civilians and security forces dead, officials said Thursday, even as Afghan negotiators were in Qatar to resume talks with the Taliban aimed at finding an end to decades of conflict. In southern Uruzgan province, a suicide car bomber detonated a …

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Afghan Army Pilot Killed in Kandahar

Afghan army pilot killed in Kandahar

KANDAHAR – Officials at the 205th Atal Corps confirmed that Massoud Atal, a military pilot, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in PD14 of Kandahar city on Wednesday afternoon. The officials did not provide further details except to say that an investigation is ongoing. No group immediately claimed responsibility …

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Explosion in Kabul Injures Two Civilians

Explosion in Kabul Injures two civilians

KABUL – At least two people were wounded on Wednesday morning when a magnetic bomb explosion hit a vehicle in Kabul, an official said. Police spokesperson Ferdos Faramarz said that a Hilux type vehicle was struck by the magnetic bomb explosion in 500-Family area in limits of 11th police district …

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AIHRC Accuses Govt, Taliban of Human Rights Violations

AIHRC

KABUL – Amid ongoing clashes in Kandahar, the provincial office of Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission’s (AIHRC) on Tuesday accused government and the Taliban of violating human rights during clashes and operations. According to the Kandahar office of the AIHRC, direct clashes, airstrikes, and IEDs kill and injure civilians every …

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UN Security Council Condemns Kabul Education Center Bombing

UN Security Council

KABUL – The UN Security Council has condemned Saturday’s bombing at the Kabul education center which left at least 24 people dead and said it had been an “atrocious and cowardly terrorist attack”. The suicide bombing, which IS-K (Daesh Afghanistan) claimed responsibility for, also left dozens wounded. Most of the …

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