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Attacks in Kabul repulsed

AT News KABUL: The Afghan security forces have killed a terrorist who attacked their checkpoints in Mir Bacha Kot district of Kabul on Sunday night, officials said on Monday. Another assailant was wounded in the clash. “Two terrorists staged assault and shelled rockets targeting security outposts in Pul-e-Sufian area of …

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Blast kills three police in Herat

AT News KABUL: A roadside mine blast has killed three police personnel and wounded three others in Kohistan district in the western Herat province, officials said on Sunday. Provincial Police Spokesman, Abdul Ahad Walizad said the incident took place alongside the Islam-Qala highway after a military vehicle hit a roadside …

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Bomb blast kills six civilians in Helmand

AT News KABUL: At least six civilians were killed after a roadside bomb went off in Helmand province in the south, provincial officials confirmed. The incident took place Sunday in the Washir district, according to security officials in the province, who said another two civilians were injured. Mohammad Zaman Hamdard, …

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Daikundi lists second in saffron cultivation

AT News KABUL: Daikondi province in the central mountainous area is considered second for the saffron cultivation, according provincial officials who said that 40 acres of lands are under the valuable plant cultivation in six districts of the province. Sayed Abdul Wahab Ferozi, head of provincial department of agriculture, said …

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Ghor’s Passaband district at risk of collapse to Taliban

AT News KABUL: Officials at the provincial council of western Ghor province have expressed their deep frustration over the intensification of insecurity in Passaband district of the province, saying that the district would fall into the Taliban if the government didn’t take any action to quell the threat. A member …

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Religious scholar shot dead in Takhar

AT News KABUL: Unknown gunmen opened fire a religious scholar and killed him in the northeastern province of Takhar, provincial officials said, in a series of attacks against clerics around the country. Jawad Hejri, provincial spokesman, said Saturday that Maulavi Ainullah, the prayer leader at a grand mosque in the …

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Roadside bomb kills teenager in Paktika

AT News KABUL: A 13 years old boy was killed and another one wounded after their motorbike hit a roadside bomb in Matakhan district of southeastern Paktika province, security officials said.    Provincial police spokesman, Shah Mahmood Aryan said the incident occurred on Monday morning in Sayedo village of Mata-Khan. …

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Gunmen kill former intelligence officer in Logar

AT News KABUL: Unidentified armed men have killed a former intelligence agency officer along with her sibling sister in the southeastern Logar province, local officials said. Provincial Police spokesman, Shahpoor Ahmadzai, said the incident occurred on Saturday evening in Mughalkhil area of Mohammad Agha district. Mrs. Pashtun, an ex-intelligence officer …

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