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Roadside Bomb Kills 11 Civilians in Helmand

A roadside bomb explosion late on Friday killed 11 civilians in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. Provincial governor spokesperson Omar Zwak said that the blast occurred last night around 7:30 pm in Mullah Abbas village in Nawa district. He added that a vehicle which was carrying civilians from the capital …

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Repatriation of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan Resumes

The repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan resumed on Monday after four months delay, following the attack in Pakistan that forced the country close the crossing points. Afghan refugees were stranded on the border despite holding legal documents. The refugees said that they were being beaten and detained by Pakistani …

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MoD Rejects Fall of Sangin to Taliban

Officials in Ministry of Defense rejected sangin district control fall into Taliban hands, earlier local officials had confirmed that sangin district came under Taliban control and Afghan security forces did tactical retreat from sangin district of Helmand province. Ministry of Defense Spokesman Dawlat Waziri said, “We totally reject the news, …

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