Saturday, February 4, 2023

Kabul

Afghan tanker blast: at least 19 killed

At least 19 people were killed and 32 injured when a fuel tanker exploded in a tunnel north of the Afghan capital Kabul, a local official said on Sunday.The Salang Tunnel, which is around 80 miles north of Kabul,...

ISIS-K claims attack at Pakistan embassy in Kabul

The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on Pakistan’s embassy in the Afghan capital in which the Charge d’Affaires escaped unharmed but a guard was critically injured.In a brief statement in Arabic on social media, the...

Suicide attack at Russia embassy in Kabul kills 2 diplomats

A suicide bombing outside the Russian Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday killed two members of the embassy staff and at least one Afghan civilian in what Moscow denounced as an “unacceptable terrorist act.”The blast went...

Death toll in Afghan capital mosque bombing now 21: Police

A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers killed at least 21 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 33, eyewitnesses and police said Thursday.There was no immediate claim of responsibility...

100 Sikhs, Hindus waiting to come to India: Afghan Sikh leader

Around 100 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus want to come to India but are unable to as some of their family members are yet to receive their e-visas from the government of India, a Sikh leader said on Saturday.President of...

Taliban warns foreignersnot to interfere

The Taliban’s supreme leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada has once again warned foreigners not to interfere in Afghanistan during a rare speech at a gathering of Islamic clerics in Kabul on Friday, according to state media.The reclusive leader told the...

Islamic State terror group claims attack on Sikh gurdwara in Kabul

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the deadly terror attack on a gurdwara in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul that killed two persons, including one Sikh community member, calling it “an act of support” for the Prophet.Several blasts tore through...

Terror strike on gurdwara in Kabul

Afghan Sikh among 2 killed; 3 attackers dead Several blasts tore through a gurdwara in Kabul on Saturday, killing two persons, including a Sikh, and injuring seven others, while Afghan security personnel thwarted a bigger tragedy by stopping an explosive-laden...

India expresses ‘deep concern’over attack on Gurudwara in Kabul

India on Saturday strongly condemned the “cowardly attack” on a Gurudwara in Kabul in which at least two persons are reportedly injured, and said it was closely monitoring the situation following the incident.Several blasts were reported near the Gurdwara...

Pak confirms peace talks with TTP; welcomes ‘ceasefire’

Pakistan has welcomed the ceasefire announced by the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as the federal government for the first time publicly acknowledged it was negotiating a peace deal with the outlawed outfit, the media reported.The confirmation from the government...