Gunmen Storm Kabul University; 20 Killed

A group of gunmen–reportedly three in total–entered the Kabul University on Monday morning, sources said. Sources said the gunfight near the Kabul University happened when Afghan and Iranian officials were inaugurating a book exhibition at the university. According to sources, Read More …

Pylon Damage Leaves 50% of Herat without Electricity

Unknown militants destroyed an electricity pylon that transfers the energy to Herat province, the office of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, the militants destroyed a pylon that imports electricity from Read More …

Afghanistan: VP Saleh Survives Kabul Blast, At Least 10 Killed

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh’s convoy was targeted early Wednesday morning in the Taimani area of PD 4 in Kabul city, Saleh’s office confirmed. Tariq Arian, Interior Ministry spokesman, confirmed 10 were killed and 16 were wounded in the Kabul Read More …

Polio vaccination resume to immunize kids in Afghanistan and Pakistan: UNICEF

Polio immunization campaigns have resumed in Afghanistan and Pakistan – the last two polio-endemic countries in the world – months after COVID-19 left 50 million children without their polio vaccine. In Afghanistan, polio immunization programs restarted in three provinces in Read More …

Indian police seize Afghanistan’s heroin worth over $133m, smuggled through Chabahar

Mumbai police seized 191kg heroin smuggled from Afghanistan through Chabahar port, Indian news agencies reported on Monday. A large amount of heroin worth over 133 million US dollars was concealed in painted plastic pipes to look like bamboo and declared Read More …

Why blackouts are so common in Afghanistan

Early this month, Afghanistan’s electricity sector took three major hits after blasts crippled transmission towers in Kabul’s Chimtala area and Charikar city in Parwan province. The next day in Charikar, explosives detonated at the site killed one official and injured Read More …

Afghan Special Forces bust major network led by ISIS, Haqqani Network in Kabul

The Afghan Special Forces busted a major network of terrorists led by ISIS and Haqqani Network in Kabul, killing at least 5 terrorists during the raid. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), in a statement said the Special Read More …