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The attacks have intensified as the May 1 deadline for the United States to withdraw troops from Afghanistan has passed.(AFP file photo. Representative image)

Taliban carries out 141 attacks in last 24 hours across Afghanistan, says report

ANI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Kabul
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 06:41 PM IST
The country's Defence Ministry said that the Taliban's casualties were more than 100 in the last 24 hours. The Taliban rejected this figure.
Earlier, seven security force members, who were appointed for the protection of the dam, also got killed in a Taliban attack that was carried out two months ago.(AFP photo. Representative image )
Earlier, seven security force members, who were appointed for the protection of the dam, also got killed in a Taliban attack that was carried out two months ago.(AFP photo. Representative image )

Taliban attacks security outpost near Dahandara Dam in Afghanistan

ANI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Kabul
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 07:16 PM IST
Two guards were killed and another got wounded during the attack on the water dam, Khaama Press reported, quoting Nizam Khpolwak, spokesman for the National Water Affairs Regulation Authority.
The ministry blamed the Taliban for the attack, but the militant group denied involvement.(REUTERS)
The ministry blamed the Taliban for the attack, but the militant group denied involvement.(REUTERS)

At least two killed in Afghanistan after gunmen ambush university bus

Reuters | , Kabul
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 02:50 PM IST
Six university lecturers were also wounded during the attack in Baghlan province, said Sayed Hamid Rushan, a spokesman for the interior ministry said.
Afghan security officers carry out relief operation after a car bomb attack on Sunday.(AP Photo)
Afghan security officers carry out relief operation after a car bomb attack on Sunday.(AP Photo)

12 pro-govt militiamen killed by Taliban in Afghanistan insider attack

AFP | , Herat, Afghanistan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:50 PM IST
  • Herat provincial council member Mohammad Sardar Bahaduri confirmed the attack and said it was carried out by two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated the base.
In its quarterly report released Friday, the office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said RS had stopped providing numbers.(AFP)
In its quarterly report released Friday, the office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said RS had stopped providing numbers.(AFP)

NATO withholds key information on Taliban attacks: US Watchdog

Kabul | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2020 05:00 AM IST
The Resolute Support (RS) mission previously disclosed data on “enemy-initiated attacks”, one of the few remaining public metrics of the conflict and the strength of the Taliban and other insurgent groups.
100 terrorists killed, 45 injured in operations over last 24 hours(ANI/ Twitter)
100 terrorists killed, 45 injured in operations over last 24 hours(ANI/ Twitter)

At least seven Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

Afghanistan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The attack comes one day after the Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of an American special forces soldier, who was killed in Kunduz province, also in the north.
The attacks are seen as strengthening the negotiating position of the Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat by a US-led invasion.(AP file photo)
The attacks are seen as strengthening the negotiating position of the Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat by a US-led invasion.(AP file photo)

Taliban attack 2nd Afghan city as US envoy says deal is near

Kabul | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 07:49 PM IST
The attack on the capital of Baghlan province came hours after US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said he warned the Taliban during talks in Qatar that “violence like this must stop.”
Afghan security forces stand guard during a fight against Taliban fighters in Kunduz province north of Kabul.(AP Photo)
Afghan security forces stand guard during a fight against Taliban fighters in Kunduz province north of Kabul.(AP Photo)

Taliban attack northern Afghan city amid peace talks with US

Kunduz, Afghanistan | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2019 06:49 PM IST
The interior ministry said at least 34 Taliban insurgents were killed in ground and air operations in three areas of Kunduz city and clearance operations were underway.
The defence ministry did not immediately say whether security forces were also wounded or killed in the explosions(File photo for representation)
The defence ministry did not immediately say whether security forces were also wounded or killed in the explosions(File photo for representation)

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan

Kabul | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 08:41 PM IST
Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province.
At least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base, security sources said Tuesday, raising the toll substantially from 12 announced previously.(AP/ Representative Image)
At least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base, security sources said Tuesday, raising the toll substantially from 12 announced previously.(AP/ Representative Image)

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base: Report

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2019 02:38 PM IST
The attack was on a training facility for the NDS, the Afghan intelligence agency, meaning that any toll will likely be difficult to confirm.
At least 12 people were killed Monday in a Taliban-claimed attack on a military compound in central Afghanistan.(AP)
At least 12 people were killed Monday in a Taliban-claimed attack on a military compound in central Afghanistan.(AP)

Over 100 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security base

Kabul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 09:48 PM IST
Attackers rammed a captured military Humvee packed with explosives into a training centre of the National Directorate for Security in Maidan Wardak province, west of the capital Kabul
(REUTERS/Representative Image)
(REUTERS/Representative Image)

22 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban ambush, says official

Afghanistan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 02:49 PM IST
The Taliban, who in recent years have taken over nearly half of Afghanistan, claimed responsibility for the attack.
An Afghan security guard walks during a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan.(Reuters photo)
An Afghan security guard walks during a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan.(Reuters photo)

Afghan officials say Taliban attack in north killed 30 troops

Kabul | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 01:34 PM IST
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.
Five members of the local police force were wounded in the attack.(Reuters/File Photo)
Five members of the local police force were wounded in the attack.(Reuters/File Photo)

19 officers killed in Taliban attack on police base in Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse, Kunduz (Afghanistan) | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 11:19 PM IST
At least 19 Afghan police officers were killed on Saturday in a pre-dawn raid by the Taliban on a base in the northern province of Kunduz, hours before the militants announced an unprecedented ceasefire starting next week.
Afghan people offer funeral prayers behind the body of a civilian killed in Sunday's deadly suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.(AP Photo)
Afghan people offer funeral prayers behind the body of a civilian killed in Sunday's deadly suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday.(AP Photo)

Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen in Afghanistan

Associated Press, Kabul | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2018 02:39 PM IST
The Health Ministry in Kabul on Tuesday raised the death toll from a horrific suicide bombing by the Islamic State group earlier this week to 60, after three more of the wounded had died in hospital.
People stand near the bodies of district officials inside the Khuja Omari district compound after a deadly attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 12, 2018.(AP Photo)
People stand near the bodies of district officials inside the Khuja Omari district compound after a deadly attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 12, 2018.(AP Photo)

Taliban attack on Afghan government compound kills 15

Associated Press, Kabul | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2018 05:30 PM IST
The Taliban planted mines to prevent government reinforcements from coming to help and quickly took responsibility for the attack.
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