Kabul blast

Kabul blast: Six dead, 50 children wounded in Taliban car bomb attack

The attack comes when a Taliban delegation and US representatives are carrying out the seventh round of meetings in Qatar to discuss peace negotiations in Afghanistan.

published on : 1st July 2019

At least one dead, 65 wounded as Taliban detonate car bomb in Kabul

The attack comes as the Taliban and the United States hold talks in the Middle Eastern state of Qatar, where the militant group maintains a political office.

published on : 1st July 2019

Huge explosion rocks Kabul as attorney general's office targeted

Two police officials say Wednesday's explosion was followed by a gunbattle between militants and security forces.

published on : 8th May 2019

At least six killed in blasts as Kabul marks Persian New Year

The bomb attacks came as Afghan security forces beefed up security across the country ahead of Nawroz Festival celebrations falling on Thursday which marks the Afghan New Year.

published on : 21st March 2019

Afghan official: Gas cylinder blast leaves 9 dead in Kabul

Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the Public Health Ministry, says several people were also injured in the late Saturday explosion inside a residential house in the Afghan capital.

published on : 13th January 2019

Toll in Afghan attack climbs to 55, Taliban denies responsibility

The victims included religious scholars from all over Afghanistan, invited by the Ulema Council to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad on November 20.

published on : 21st November 2018

43 killed, 60 injured as suicide bomber targets Islamic cleric meet in Kabul

A manager of Uranus Wedding Palace, which also hosts political and religious functions, told AFP a suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of the gathering. 

published on : 20th November 2018

Multiple rockets hit Afghan capital Kabul, clashes underway: AFP

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, which came just days after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered the Taliban a three-month ceasefire.

published on : 21st August 2018

French, German embassies damaged in Kabul blast: French minister

The French and German embassies were damaged by the massive bomb that ripped through Kabul's strongly fortified diplomatic quarter.

published on : 31st May 2017

Kabul explosion: Blast near Indian embassy kills 90, more than 300 wounded

A huge plume of smoke could be seen rising from the area but it was not clear what the target was and there was no immediate confirmation of any casualties.

published on : 31st May 2017