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Afghanistan Bombing

Dozens Killed In Afghanistan Violence As Foreign Troops Prepare To Leave

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2014 | World

By Hamid Shalizi and Mirwais Harooni KABUL, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban killed a Supreme Court official, a doze...

Roadside Bomb Kills 18 Afghan Civilians

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed 18 civilians Sunday, mostly women and children, after it struck a small ...

Microphone Bomb Attack Kills Influential Afghan Governor

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

br>By Ahmad Sultan PUL-I-ALAM, Afghanistan, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A bomb attack on a mosque in Afghanistan killed the governor of a provi...

Bomb Kills 14 Members Of Single Family During Eid Al-Fitr Celebration

AP | AMIR SHAH and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb planted in a graveyard in rural eastern Afghanistan killed 14 members of a single family on Thursday as the country'...

Afghan Soldier Opens Fire On NATO Troops

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and DAVID RISING | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb struck a motorcycle-drawn cart carrying women and children between two villages Tuesday in western Afghanis...

Dozens Dead In Recent Fighting In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb seriously wounded a prominent member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council on Sunday, an official said, while...

Suicide Bomber Kills 9 Schoolchildren In Afghanistan

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber targeting U.S. troops outside an Afghan government office killed nine children walking home from school an...

Bomb Kills 9 Inside Afghan Elite Housing Complex Linked To Karzai Family

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two bombs hidden in a motorcycle and a car exploded inside an elite gated community linked to the family of Afghan Presiden...

Suicide Bomber Kills 15, Including 6 Americans

AP | KATHY GANNON and KAY JOHNSON | Posted 07.16.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans i...

Roadside Bomb Kills 7 American Troops In Afghanistan

AP | By PATRICK QUINN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Seven U.S. soldiers and a member of the NATO-led coalition were killed on Saturday in one of the deadliest days for Americ...

American Diplomat Killed In Afghanistan Attack

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 06.06.2013 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Militants killed six Americans, including a young female diplomat, and an Afghan doctor Saturday in a pair of attacks in...

At Least 7 Dead In Bombing At Afghan Sporting Event

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of Afghans watching the traditional sport of buzkashi on Wednesday, killing sev...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Misses NATO Convoy, Kills 5 Civilians

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan police say a suicide car bomber has killed five civilians and wounded another 25 in a botched attempt to hit a convoy of ...

Taliban Launch Brazen Midday Attack In Kabul

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban suicide bombers attacked the gates of the Afghan intelligence agency Wednesday, killing one person and wounding doz...

Bomb Blast Kills 9 Girls In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A car bomb outside a compound housing a U.S. military contractor in the Afghan capital killed at least two Afghan workers and wo...

Suicide Bomber Kills 41 Outside Mosque

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 12.25.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a m...

Suicide Bomber Attacks Afghan-U.S. Base

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

KHOST, Afghanistan, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a joint Afghan-U.S. base in the country's east on We...

Suicide Bombing Kills 12 In Afghanistan

Reuters | Hamid Shalizi and Mirwais Harooni | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

KABUL, Sept 18 (Reuters) - A suicide attack on a minibus in the Afghan capital killed 12 people on Tuesday, including seven foreigners, and the Hezb...

Bicycle Bomb And Grenades At Mosque Injures Dozens

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KAY JOHNSON | Posted 10.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Nearly two dozen Afghan civilians were wounded on Wednesday when two grenades exploded inside a mosque compound and a bicyc...

3 Troops, Aid Worker Killed In Afghan Suicide Blast

Posted 08.10.2012 | World

A suicide bomber in eastern Afghanistan killed three troops, a U.S. aid worker and an Afghan interpreter on Wednesday, CNN reported. According to t...

Bomb Destroys 22 NATO Supply Trucks In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban detonated a bomb on a fuel tanker Wednesday and then opened fire on other NATO supply trucks, destroying 22 ve...

Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Kills 6 NATO Service Members

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from road...

Bomb Kills 2 Policemen Outside Afghanistan Bank

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 08.30.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say a bomb has killed two policemen outside a bank in an eastern city. Paktia provincial government spoke...

The Human Toll

Payvand Seyedali | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Payvand Seyedali

Who can be stoic, if not a journalist? You would think in Afghanistan people would be used to it. Another attack. Another body. No, this is not something anybody gets used to.

Bomb Kills Police Commander, 4 Others In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities say a remote-controlled bomb has killed five people in eastern Afghanistan. Hussain Khan Sanjani, the l...