Death toll in Kabul attack rises to 43: Health ministry
Tuesday, December 25, 2018, 2:36 PM
An hours-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said Tuesday, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghan capital this year. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which caps a bloody year for Afghanistan as civilians and security forces are slaughtered in record numbers.
Helicopter crash kills 25 in Afghanistan
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 7:55 PM
An Afghan army helicopter carrying 25 people crashed in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing all those on board, officials said. The aircraft crashed due to "bad weather" in Anar Dara district, Farah provincial governor spokesman Nasir Mehri said, but the Taliban claimed its terrorists brought it down. Both pilots and 23 passengers were killed.