December 14, 2017

Taliban storm Parwan governors compound – 19 dead

Taliban insurgents have stormed the provincial governor's compound in Parwan killing at least 19 people. Powerful explosions followed by bursts of gunfire were heard in the provincial capital, Charikar, which is only an hours drive north of Kabul. The governor, Abdul Basir Salangi, said that … [Read more...]

Gunmen and suicide bombers attack top Kabul hotel

The Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul has come under attack from gunmen and suicide bombers. The police report that seven gunmen got inside the hotel and a firefight was ongoing. All the attackers have been killed along with two security personnel and nine others - … [Read more...]

Taliban bomb attack in Pakistan kills 80

Twin suicide bomb attacks on a paramilitary force academy in north-west Pakistan have killed at least 80 people, Pakistani police say. The Pakistan Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack at the training centre for the Frontier Constabulary in Shabqadar, Charsadda district. They … [Read more...]