Taliban blasts target defense ministry, police, kill at least 24

Sep 6, 2016

Taliban blasts target defense ministry, police, kill at least 24

At least 24 people were killed and 91 wounded Monday in a Taliban double bombing near the defense ministry in central Kabul during rush hour, the latest assault on the Afghan capital. High-level officials, including an army general, were among those killed in the ...

Taliban truck bomb in Kabul kills 30 as spring offensive kicks in

Apr 20, 2016

Taliban truck bomb in Kabul kills 30 as spring offensive kicks in

Thirty people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce firefight broke out Tuesday, one week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a densely crowded ...