3 week ago
Gen. Austin Scott Miller, Commander of US and NATO Forces in Afghanistan, took to Kabul streets on Friday morning to chat with Afghan forces to make sure they were ready for Saturday's elections.
Sources from Helmand: there will be no election no where in the province except in Lashkargah, Nawa district and Greshk's centre but which too will remain under threat of Taliban attack.
Afghanistan delays vote in Kandahar after killing of commander
3 week ago
IED attack on police patrol in Nawa i Barakzayi district of Helmand 5 policemen killed according to pro Taliban accounts
Pentagon spokesman to Reuters on the attack in Kandahar: "This attack will not change U.S. resolve in our South Asia strategy, if anything it makes us more resolute."
Kandahar Governor Zalmai Wesa and provincial NDS chief confirmed dead in today's attack at the governor's compound. Provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq was also killed. Resolute Support commander Gen. Scott Miller was also there at the time but escaped unharmed
3 week ago
Among those who died in KandaharAttack is Mohammad Saleem Angaar, cameraman and journalist for the Nat'l Radio and Television of Kandahar. According to @AFJC_Media he is the 15th (fifteenth) press member losing his life in the line of duty in Afghanistan so far in 2018.
3 week ago
PHOTOS of the Taliban infiltrator, believed to be a bodyguard of the governor, who carried out the Kandahar attack. Identified by Taliban as Abu Dujana.
Kandahar Governor Zalmai Wesa was also killed in the shooting attack, along with the local head of the intelligence service - NYT
Taliban claims credit for attack at Kandahar governor's compound that killed provincial police chief General Raziq
3 week ago
Sources say Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq was killed in attack after high-profile meeting in Kandahar this afternoon.
More on Kandahar: Soon after a meeting between a top US Gen and Gen Razeq inside governor's compound, a burst of gunfire was heard from a nearby 4-storey building. US com is fine but a bullet through Gen Razeq's back and he is in hospital
RTA cameraman killed in shooting attack at governor's compound in Kandahar, other people injured, including a powerful police chief and 2 U.S. citizens - 1TV
Colonel Knut Peters, a Resolute Support spokesman: There was a situation at the Kandahar palace today. Initial reports indicate this was an Afghan-on-Afghan incident. Two Americans were wounded in the cross-fire and they have been medically evacuated. General Miller is uninjured.
Kandahar police chief General Abdul Raziq also wounded in the attack.
President Ashraf Ghani says any violation on elections at any level will be a crime. He calls on all relevant organizations to cooperate in introducing any violators to the IECC and judiciaries.
: top U.S. commander in Afghanistan survives in shooting incident in Kandahar, two Americans wounded
Insider attack in Kandahar. Explosion + gunfire inside Kandahar governor's office during a meeting between the governor and UNAMA officials. Commander of Resolute Support mission was also present there but is reportedly safe. Several NATO + Afghan soldiers injured.
IECC disqualifies more candidates - two from Herat, one from Wardak, Farah, Kunduz, Ghor, Balkh
Taliban claimed detained a parliament candidate (Gul Zaman) and seized all his documents in Jwand district peripheries Badghis - Ahmadi
Taliban targeted an American forces convoy with a truck bomb in Bagram district. No details of casualties yet.
4 week ago
Hekmat Khalil Karzai has resigned from his post as deputy foreign minister.
4 week ago
Taliban insurgents overran 3 CP's in Chak district of Wardak seizing M1117 Guardian
4 week ago
Drug courier with over 25 kilograms of heroin detained in Kyrgyzstan
Gunmen abduct 14 working with electric company in Laghman
Taliban claimed 3 CPs located on Kabul-Mazar highway in Chishma Sher area of Baghlan capital Puli Khumri overrun last night, APC and 8 soldiers including commander Dur Muhammad killed, 3 including commander Naimat wounded, sizable amount weapons/equipment seized.
Taliban claims responsibility for killing of parliamentary candidate, Abdul Jabar Qahraman, in Helmand bomb attack
Minister of Interior Wais Ahmad Barmak confirms 3 killed, including election candidate, Jabar Qahraman, in this morning's explosion in Lashkargah city. Seven others were also wounded, Barmak said.
A bomb placed under a sofa kills Afghan election candidate Jabar Qahraman as deadly violence escalates ahead of the October 20 parliamentary ballot
Helmand explosion - Minister of Interior also confirms 3 suspects arrested in the explosion
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