Afghanistan

Kunar: Taliban Attack Kill Three, Including Children

KUNAR, Afghanistan — On August 18, an Afghan National Army officer and two children were killed, and 35 additional people were wounded in a rocket attack targeting the Afghanistan Independence Day gathering in the volatile Kunar province of Afghanistan; hospital sources confirmed the casualties.

Afghanistan

71 Fighters, Including Islamic State Members, Killed in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — 71 Taliban and ISIS fighters have been killed across Afghanistan, according to a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Defense. “57 terrorists including 36 Daesh [IS] fighters and a Taliban commander killed” as a result of operations in the “Nangarhar, Parwan, Laghman, Paktika, Paktia, Ghazni, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Jauzjan, Kunduz, …

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 …