Tag: Kabul

NGO worker among four Indians killed in Kabul

Kabul/New Delhi: An NGO worker identified as Martha Farrell died in the gunmen attack at Park Palace hotel in Kabul yesterday. The incident claimed 14 lives including 4 Indians, said a the source from Indian Envoy. “Four Indians, including a lady, were killed in the attack,” the source told IANS over telephone. Farell was about […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
6 die as blasts hit Kabul New Year celebrations

Kabul: At least six people were killed and 23 others wounded after three blasts hit New Year celebrations near a shrine in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said. “Twenty-three people were wounded and six people were martyred in the explosions,” government official Wahidullah Mayar was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency. The […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Afghan Information Ministry attacked, 2 assailants killed by security forces

Kabul: Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion followed by the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
5 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Kabul: At least five people were killed and seven injured on Friday when a car bomb targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded in Kabul, Afghan officials said. Kabul Police spokesperson Firdaws Faramarz said a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at 8.40 a.m. when the convoy was passing through the city’s Yakatoot area, reports […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Roadside bombing in Afghanistan kills 6

Kabul:  At least six people of a family were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Tuesday, officials said. The blast occurred at 9 a.m. in Dand district when a civilian vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb planted by militants. Two women, two young men and two children died on […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
12 militants, 2 security personnel killed in Afghan gunfight

Kabul: Twelve militants and two security personnel were killed after a clash erupted in Tagab district of Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday. A group of Taliban militants, according to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaqaeq Shurash, launched offensives on Shapigali and Nawa areas of Tagab district on Thursday night and police returned fire, triggering heavy fighting […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
11 Killed As Triple Bombings Rock Afghanistan

Kabul: Three back-to-back bombings in Kabul on Thursday killed at least 11 people, including five women and a child, officials said, amid visits to the Afghan capital by two senior US officials. The first bombing in Kabul took place around 8.10 a.m. when a suicide attacker riding a motorcycle targeted a bus carrying employees of […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
63 Killed In Kabul Wedding Bombing

Kabul: At least 63 people were killed and more than 180 others injured when a suicide bomber targeted a wedding hall in Kabul, packed with hundreds of guests, an Afghan government official said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed the casualties and said the blast, that took place at around 10.40 p.m. on Saturday night, […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Grand celebrations to mark 100 yrs of Afghanistan's Independence on Monday

New Delhi: The capital city of Kabul has been decorated and a host of big events planned for Monday, including the inauguration of the restored Darul Aman Palace, to commemorate 100 years of Afghanistan’s Independence, officials said. A senior official at the Afghan Embassy here said the iconic palace, restored over a period of nearly […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Blast at US embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary

Kabul: A powerful explosion occurred near the US embassy in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack in the US. No casualties have been reported so far. Images on social media show a plume of smoke rising near the building of the US embassy in the exclusion zone […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
India largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction: Congressional report

Washington: India, which has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defence relationship with Kabul, a latest Congressional report has said. “India has been the largest regional contributor to Afghan reconstruction, but New Delhi has not shown an inclination to pursue a deeper defense relationship […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
7 Killed, Several Injured In Kabul Car Bomb Explosion

Kabul: At least seven people were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday in a car bomb attack in a northeast neighbourhood of the Afghan capital, where military and civilian airports and a foreign military base are located, said sources. The explosion occurred at around 7.25 am local time in the northeast of the Afghan […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Afghan extremists storm Kabul maternity hospital, Kill newborns, mothers

Kabul: Gunmen stormed a maternity hospital in the western part of Kabul on Tuesday, setting off a firefight with the police, officials said. Afghan forces carried out newborn babies and their mothers as they evacuated the hospital, and at least four people were reported wounded. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a suicide bomber targeted a funeral in […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Suicide Bombing At Kabul Education Centre: 11 Killed, Over 30 Injured
Suicide Bombing At Kabul Education Centre: 11 Killed, Over 30 Injured

Kabul: A suicide bombing at an education centre in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 11 people and injured over 30 others, local police said. The explosion took place at around 4:30 p.m. (local time) outside Kowsar-e-Danish, a private education centre, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021
Kabul Suicide Bombing: Death Toll Mounts 18

Kabul: The death toll from the suicide attack on Saturday in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including schoolchildren, the interior ministry said. The explosion struck outside an education centre in a heavily Shiite neighbourhood of western Kabul, Dasht-e-Barchi. The interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021