Tajikistan attack killing 4 tourists was led by opposition member: police

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20 August 2018
A suicide bomb and gun attack by militants on an Afghan government building in Jalalabad has killed at least 15 people, some "burned beyond recognition" according to officials, in the latest in a series of assaults on the city
15 civilians killed as attack on Nangarhar refugees' dept ends
Jalalabad officials confirm 9 dead and 14 wounded in complex attack on directorate of migrant and refugees compound that lasted over 6 hours. Governor's spokesman confirms attack started with car bomb followed by two gunmen storming the compound. All attackers dead
Militant attack on eastern Afghanistan govt building ends, 14 wounded, both attackers killed: official
In official Islamic State Central claim of Tajikistan attack, Abu Khathir al-Maghrebi is named to be the suicide bomber
2 week ago
Turkey Foreign Ministry spokesman says claims that Veysel Akcay suffered a kidnapping attempt in Mongolia are false and "we reject them."
Special forces have blocked off the area around the department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad which has been under attack for the past 5 hours. At least one attacker gunned down, but another is still holed up in the building, police confirm
11 people wounded in a suicide attack on Refugees dept of Nangarhar province
Islamic State has just delivered a proof of their involvement in Tajikistan attack. 5 Tajiks responsible for yesterday's attack in Tajikistan pledge an alliegiance to Baghdadi in the new video
One of the attackers detonated a suicide bomb close to the entrance of the department of migrants and refugees and that at least 2 other attackers stormed the building in Jalalabad. The attack was launched at about 11.30am – report
2 week ago
Taliban have shot dead a mother with her daughter claiming them as family of local police in Faryab Province on Tuesday, officials said.
Jalalabad attack on department of migrants and refugees is still ongoing, Nangarhar officials have confirmed. Governor's spokesman says attack was launched during a department meeting, and a number of staff members are still trapped inside the building
The gunmen attack on Refugees Department in Nangarhar province still continues, three explosions were heard in the area, gunfire still continues in Jalalabad. 10 people who were wounded during the fighting are taken to the regional hospital, according to health officials
Provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that at least 8 people have been wounded in ongoing attack in Jalalabad city
2 week ago
IEC has announced Afghan Presidential Elections will be held on April 20 next year – six months after parliamentary elections
"Just staggering, what kind of life today we have, we had very peaceful environment in Jalalabad city, even in Taliban era -present deteriorate situation is disrupting daily life which is pin down with everyday blasting." A resident told in eastern city of Jalalabad Afghanistan
Pakistan's Ambassador in US holds key meeting with US Secretary of defence in Pentagon
Plumes of black smoke can be seen coming from the department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad where an ongoing attack is underway. The attack started at about 11.30am. Sporadic gunfire can also be heard coming from the scene
Armed men attack Nangarhar office of migrants and refugees in Police district 3 of Jalal Abad capital city at 12:00 PM on tuesday, said Attaullah Khogyani spokesperson for the governor. he added that head of the department and some employees of the office have been rescued.
Provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani has confirmed an attack on the department of migrants and refugees in PD 3 in Jalalabad is underway. No further details were released
Gunfire is ongoing close to the provincial hospital in PD 3 in Jalalabad city as plumes of black smoke can be seen rising from the area
Photo: Complex attack on Nangarhar refugees department in Jalalabad, casualties fears
The refugees' department in Jalalabad city, Nangarhar province is under complex attack. Couple explosions heard in the area.
Explosion heard close to the Provincial Central Hospital and department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad. Gunfire also heard, local residents confirm but officials have yet said anything
Tajikistan attack killing 4 tourists was led by opposition member: police
2 week ago
Taliban have abducted 22 passengers on Kabul-Gardez highway
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Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 11 on bus in western province
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Civilian bus hit wit IED on Herat-Kandahar-Kabul road in Farah province. 12 killed and more then 40 wounded. Yesterday in a drone strike in Logar 7 civilians were killed along with 4 Taliban fighters
Addressing a meeting with the Art Peace Caravan for All this morning Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah said all Afghans must raise their voices for peace and said new theater will be built2 week ago
Addressing a meeting with the "Art Peace Caravan for All" this morning Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah said all Afghans must raise their voices for peace and said new theater will be built
2 week ago
Two civilians have been killed and seven others wounded in a blast on the Kandahar – Herat highway after a passenger bus hit a roadside mine close to Farah province, according to Herat Police officials
8 People were killed and  40 wounded in a blast on civilian vehicle in western Farah province2 week ago
8 People were killed and 40 wounded in a blast on civilian vehicle in western Farah province
Islamic State claims responsibility for the death of 4 Dutch tourists in Tajikistan. Earlier today media reported about a car that drove deliberately into the tourists. Tajikistan
ISKP claims responsibility for targeting parliamentary candidate Hayatullah Khan and his family. Khan died after ISKP suicide bomber exploded near his convoy that was on its way from Rodat to Jalalabad. Afghanistan
2 week ago
Five children were killed and two others were wounded today after a house collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Sarkano district in eastern Kunar province, officials confirmed
Self-sacrificial attacker targeted Hayat Khan, an Arbaki militias commander and candidate of parlimantry election in Ghazi Amanullah Khan town of Jalalabad city, Nangarhar. He and 3 guards killed, some others injured.
This video reportedly from the scene of the attack that killed 4 American and European cyclists in Tajikistan appears to show the car drive back around to hit one of them lying on the road
This video reportedly from the scene of the attack that killed 4 American and European cyclists in Tajikistan appears to show the car drive back around to hit one of them lying on the road
2 week ago
Officials confirm a suicide bomber targeted Hayat Khan, an election candidate and a commander of the local public uprising forces, in Rodat district. Khan and three others were killed in the attack
Suicide bomber targeted an election candidate in eastern Nangarhar province, reportedly he killed with three other people
2 week ago
Taliban release 15 hostages, hold 37 captive
World Bank and Afghanistan sign grant agreements for reforms worth $350 million2 week ago
World Bank and Afghanistan sign grant agreements for reforms worth $350 million
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US troops carried out airstrikes on Zarghun Shahr area of Muhammad Agha district, Logar province. 7 civilians including 4 children killed and 2 others wounded.
The killed tourists in Tajikistan were from the United States, Switzerland and the Netherlands. One suspect has been detained while another was killed; three more are still at large
2 week ago
The Taliban on Monday killed a tribal elder in the Khawaja Sabz Posh district of northwestern Faryab province
Ten Taliban militants have been killed in an airstrike by foreign forces in the Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province
2 week ago
Police in eastern Nangarhar arrested a suspect on charges of raping a child in this province
£10m British aid for 1.4m drought-hit Afghans3 week ago
£10m British aid for 1.4m drought-hit Afghans
People's Peace Movement activists continues their sit-in protest close the British Embassy in Kabul. Activists have erected a tent on the main road through Wazir Akbar Khan to escape the sweltering heat that has gripped the city for weeks3 week ago
People's Peace Movement activists continues their sit-in protest close the British Embassy in Kabul. Activists have erected a tent on the main road through Wazir Akbar Khan to escape the sweltering heat that has gripped the city for weeks
4 foreign tourists were killed on Sunday by armed attackers in Tajikistan in what was originally reported as a road accident, the Interior Minister said
Tajik Interior Minister R.Rahimzoda said all versions including terroristic act will be investigation in a relation to the death of 4 foreign tourists in Southern Tajikistan
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