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US conducts unmanned drone strikes against ISIS-K militants in Afghanistan

The US carried out an airstrike against an ISIS-K planner, US Central Command said in a statement Friday. “U.S. military forces conducted an over-the-horizon counterterrorism operation today against an ISIS-K planner. The unmanned airstrike occurred in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan,” spokesman Captain Bill Urban said. “Initial indications are that we killed the target. We […]

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Gunmen kill 8 members of a family in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province

Eight members of a family were killed when unknown attackers opened fire on them at a mosque in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province. The shooting happened on Saturday night in the city of Jalalabad. According to Nangarhar Governor Ziaulhaq Amarkhil, the killings happened apparently over a land dispute. Five brothers and three of their male cousins […]

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Afghanistan: 24 killed, 70 wounded in funeral bombing

At least 24 people were killed and almost 70 others were wounded in a bombing at a funeral in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses said that explosion happened in a crowd of people who were gathered for the funeral of Shaikh Akram, a former commander of public uprising forces, in Shewa district. […]