Nangarhar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nangarhar


Death toll in Afghan suicide attack soars to 68

Sep 12, 2018 - 3:13 PM

It is the deadliest attack since an ambulance packed with explosives detonated in a crowded street in the heart of Kabul in January

AFGHAN ATTACK. An Afghan victim receives treatment at a hospital following a suicide attack in Mohmand Dara district of Nangarhar Province, on September 11, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP

Suicide bomb attack kills 2 in eastern Afghanistan

Aug 25, 2018 - 4:37 PM

4 others are wounded in the blast near a tent full of protesters outside the election commission's office in Jalalabad

Militants attack Afghan midwife training center

Jul 28, 2018 - 5:21 PM

There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest attack, but most of the recent assaults in the city have been carried out by the Islamic State group (ISIS), which has a stronghold in Nangarhar.

TARGETED. Afghan volunteers carry an injured youth on a stretcher to a hospital following an attack that targeted an education department compound in Jalalabad on July 11, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada / AFP

At least 20 dead in Afghanistan suicide attack during ceasefire

Jun 16, 2018 - 11:21 PM

The attack comes as President Ashraf Ghani announced an extension of the government's week-long ceasefire with the Taliban

CEASEFIRE ATTACK. Afghan volunteers carry an injured man on a stretcher to an hospital following a suicide bomber blew himself in Jalalabad on June 16, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP

Taliban, Afghan troops hug, take selfies as ceasefire holds

Jun 16, 2018 - 8:19 PM

The bizarre images serve as powerful propaganda for both sides and have fanned hopes among war-weary Afghans for the ceasefire to continue

CEASEFIRE. Afghan Taliban militants ride a motorbike as they took to the street to celebrate ceasefire on the second day of Eid in the outskirts of Jalalabad on June 16, 2018. Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP

18 dead in suicide attack on Afghan funeral – officials

Dec 31, 2017 - 7:34 PM

(UPDATED) There was no immediate claim of responsiblity but Taliban and Islamic State terrorists have stepped up assaults in recent months

Number of ISIS fighters killed by U.S. bomb jumps to 90 – Afghan officials

Apr 15, 2017 - 1:57 PM

At least 92 Daesh ISIS fighters were killed in the bombing Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari tells Agence France Presse

Huge U.S. bomb kills dozens of ISIS militants in Afghanistan

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:42 PM

UPDATED ISIS denies it had suffered any casualties in a statement on its propaganda agency Amaq

ISIS claims deadly attack on Pakistan consulate in Afghan city

Jan 13, 2016 - 10:23 PM

The 4 hour siege near the consulate comes amid renewed international efforts to revive peace talks with the Taliban locked in a tussle for supremacy with Islamic State jihadists in Afghanistan

Afghan soldiers inspect the scene of a suicide bomb attack near the Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, January 13, 2016. Photo by Ghulamullah Habibi/EPA

Suicide attack kills 3 Turkish engineers in Afghanistan

Jun 02, 2014 - 3:29 PM

The victims are working on a construction project in Nangarhar and are headed to work before the attack

Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border - officials

Sep 02, 2013 - 2:23 PM

Afghan officials said the attack took place in Torkham in the eastern province which neighbors Pakistan

Landmine blast kills 10 Afghan girls

Dec 17, 2012 - 1:58 PM

The girls aged between nine and 11 died when one of them accidentally struck the mine with an axe

TRAGEDY IN AFGHANISTAN. Google Maps 3D image of Chaparhar district in Nargarhar province, eastern Afganistan