Afghan Taliban exact ‘revenge’ by kidnapping and killing 20

Insurgents have kidnapped and killed at least 20 Afghan civilians. The victims were from a group of 33 taken by the militants in the remote central province of Ghor, according to police official Ziauddin Saqib. The abductions took place while battles were underway between the Taliban and Afghan security forces on Tuesday that saw two militant … Read more

Top Taliban leader in charge of Baghlan war killed by Afghan forces

A top Taliban leader who was actively in charge of leading the group’s insurgency in northern Baghlan province was killed during clashes with the Afghan security forces. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said the slain Taliban commander was identified as Salam Uzbek who was killed along with 15 of fighters. MoI further added that Uzbek was … Read more

Taliban bomb leave 10 Afghan civilians dead in Badghis province

At least 10 Afghan civilians were killed in an explosion in the northwestern Badghis province of Afghanistan. Provincial governor’s spokesman Khalid Safi said the incident took place in the Qads district after a civilian vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive device (IED).He said the vehicle carrying civilians was on its way from Langar area to the … Read more

Taliban hanged six people in Afghanistan

Six people – three Afghan soldiers, two policemen, and a civilian – were hanged last week by the Taliban in Afghanistan’s southwestern province of Farah, DPA reported. Police chief Col. Mohamed Farah in Alam Yar said that they were kidnapped a few weeks ago on the way to work. The men were sentenced to death … Read more