Taliban attack

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  • 22 policemen, 45 militants killed in Afghan attack

    22 policemen, 45 militants killed in Afghan attack

    At least 22 policemen and 45 militants were killed after the Taliban attacked security checkpoints in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, a senior official said on Tuesday. The attack took place on Monday night in Maywand district, Xinhua news agency reported. About......

    November 14, 2017
  • 15 killed in attack on military academy in Kabul

    15 killed in attack on military academy in Kabul

    At least 15 people were killed and four were injured on Saturday in an attack by the Taliban on a military academy in Kabul, a Defense Ministry spokesman said. A suicide bomber detonated explosives near the entrance to the Marshal......

    October 22, 2017
  • 43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

    43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

    At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province. A suicide bomber detonated explosives in a vehicle at the military base in......

    October 19, 2017
  • Afghan jets pound Taliban hideout, kill eight

    Afghan jets pound Taliban hideout, kill eight

    At least eight Taliban militants were killed after Afghan Air Force struck a militant hideout in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. The targeted hideout, southeast of Jalalabad city, was destroyed following the raid,......

    September 26, 2017
  • Taliban kill district police chief in southern Afghanistan

    Taliban kill district police chief in southern Afghanistan

    An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed a district police chief in the southern Helmand province. Omar Zwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says the officer was killed late Saturday when gunmen attacked his vehicle during a patrol.......

    September 24, 2017
  • 11 militants killed in Afghan operation

    11 militants killed in Afghan operation

    <p>Insurgents were killed when Taliban militants attacked police checkpoints in Sarobi district.</p>

    July 30, 2017
  • 12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police

    12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police

    Six Afghan police and six militants were killed after Taliban attacked a police headquarters in Gardez city, capital of eastern province of Paktia on Sunday, the provincial police chief said. The attack started after a terrorist rammed a truck bomb......

    June 18, 2017
  • Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack

    Furious Afghans call for resignations after Taliban base attack

    Afghanistan on Sunday observed a national day of mourning after at least 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base, prompting angry calls for ministers and army chiefs to resign. The exact toll from......

    April 23, 2017
  • Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

    Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

    India on Saturday strongly condemned the terror attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, saying it is a stark reminder of the need to immediately dismantle safe havens sustaining terrorism from outside that country's borders. The External Affairs Ministry,......

    April 22, 2017
  • Taliban attack on Afghan Army base kills 135 soldiers

    Taliban attack on Afghan Army base kills 135 soldiers

    At least 135 Afghan soldiers were killed and 60 injured in a deadly attack by Taliban militants on an Afghan army base in Balkh province, an official said on Saturday. Ten Taliban militants were killed by the forces during Friday's......

    April 22, 2017