Afghanistan

Afghanistan: 61 Killed, 207 Wounded in Kabul Suicide Blasts 

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The demonstration held in the Dhemazang area of Kabul was targeted by two suicide bombers, killing 61 and wounding more than 207 in Afghanistan, with the government officials confirming the death toll, ToloNews quoted. The attack is claimed by the Islamic State, in a statement released by the Amaq News Agency [mostly …

Afghanistan

68 Taliban and IS militants killed in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Including the death of 11 militants from Islamic State and a commander of the Taliban, the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense has announced today that they have killed 68 militants across Afghanistan’s different provinces.

Afghanistan

10 Taliban fighters killed in Farah, Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Ministry for Interior Affairs has confirmed the death of 10 Taliban fighters in the Farah province of Afghanistan.

The Taliban launched an attack on a police checkpoint, and were faced with a counter attack from police that resulted in the killing of ten, and wounding seven others.

Afghanistan

12 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghanistan

QUETTA,  Pakistan — The office of the Nangarhar governor confirmed the death of 12 Islamic State fighters killed by US drone strikes in the Kot district of the province.

TOLONews, an Afghan private news organization, quoted Attaullah Khugyani, the official spokesperson of the Nangarhar governors office.

Bangladesh

Dhaka: Islamic State claims deaths of 20 foreign hostages

Armed men killed 20 hostages in a café in Dhaka; the deaths of the hostages was confirmed by a Bangladesh army official in his briefing to the media. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, and released photos of the executed bodies inside the restaurant through social media.

Afghanistan

Air strikes and operations on IS and Taliban kill 18 and wounded 22 others

QUETTA, Pakistan — An Afghan National Security Forces joint operation killed at least 18 and wounded 22 others in the Nangarhar province, located in eastern Afghanistan.

“…18 terrorist Daesh militants were killed, and 22 other terrorist Daesh militants were wounded in a recent airstrike in the Kot District of the eastern Nangarhar province”, cites the statement …

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