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U.S. launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

Aug 10, 2018 - 3:44 PM

An official says the Taliban began the attack late Thursday, August 9, from several positions around the city

ATTACK. Officials say Afghan special forces are also being deployed to the southeastern city of Ghazni after the latest attempt by the Taliban to capture an urban center. File photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP

Kabul on high alert after ambulance bomb kills nearly 100

Jan 28, 2018 - 5:31 PM

A security alert issued on Sunday warns that the Islamic State group was planning to attack supermarkets and shops in Kabul frequented by foreigners

AFTERMATH. Afghan volunteers carry a body at the scene of a car bomb that exploded in front of the old Ministry of Interior Affairs in Kabul on January 27, 2018. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Ambulance bomb kills 95, wounds 158 in Kabul

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:08 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The Taliban-claimed assault is the second carried out by the militant group in the Afghan capital in a week

AFTERMATH. Afghan volunteers carry a body at the scene of a car bomb that exploded in front of the old Ministry of Interior Affairs in Kabul on January 27, 2018. Photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP

At least 35 killed in Taliban attack on central Afghan hospital – presidency

Jul 24, 2017 - 6:33 PM

When the Taliban entered the hospital they killed 35 all civilians spokesman Shah Hussain Murtazawi says without specifying if they were patients or staff This is a cruel crime against humanity

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base – gov't

Apr 22, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Afghan defense minister releases a statement on the attack

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