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8 ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province 

8 ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province 

 JALALABAD, Jul. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – At least eight insurgents loyal to the ISIL group have been confirmed dead after security forces from the ground and air pounded the hardliner outfit positions in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday."A total of eight ISIL rebels were killed after the government forces from the ground and air targeted their hideouts in...

At least 20 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing 

At least 20 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing 

KABUL, Jul. 24 (Press Shia) – At least 20 people were killed and two dozen others wounded after a suicide car bombing struck near the house of an Afghan politician in western Kabul Monday, sources and witnesses said."The blast occurred near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, deputy to Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, in Golah-e-Dawakhana locality, Police District 3 roughly at 6:50 a.m. local...

Airstrikes kill 13 militants in N Afghan Kunduz province

Airstrikes kill 13 militants in N Afghan Kunduz province

 KUNDUZ, Jul. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – A total of 13 militants have been confirmed dead as aircraft targeted a Taliban hideout in Khan Abad district of the northern Kunduz province on Sunday, an army spokesman in the province, Abdul Khalil said.  "Acting upon intelligence reports, the government forces aircraft attacked a Taliban gathering in Bandar-e-Shorab area in Khan Abad district early...

77 Afghan insurgents killed in 24 hours

77 Afghan insurgents killed in 24 hours

KABUL, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) – Up to 77 militants have been killed and 27 others wounded during series of operations across the insurgency-plagued Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, Afghan defense ministry said in a statement released on Saturday."Afghan troops backed by aircrafts launched series of operations in different provinces over the past 24 hours, as a result, 77 militants including 17...

Militants kill 7 civilians in western Afghan province

Militants kill 7 civilians in western Afghan province

FARAH, Jul. 12 (Press Shia) – Seven civilians were killed by militants along a main roadway in Afghanistan's western province of Farah late Tuesday, a provincial government spokesman said on Wednesday."The incident occurred in Bala Buluk District after armed militants intercepted a long-distance bus, and unknown gunmen singled out seven civilians and shot them dead at the roadside before...