afghanistan terrorism

Taliban Attacks Threaten Disputed Afghan District Centre

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, July 20 – Afghan security forces backed by U.S. air strikes have beaten back Taliban attacks on a vulnerable southern district, government officials said on Wednesday, after a relative lull in fighting over the month of Ramadan. In recent days, Taliban forces launched attacks on the Sangin district centre, an outpost in

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Suicide Bomber Kills Six Civilians North of Afghanistan’s Capital

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan, April 5 – A suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up near a school north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing at least six people, officials said. Twenty-six people including three children were wounded in the blast, said Wahid Sediqqi, a spokesman for the governor of Parwan province. “He carried out

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