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Say Hi to Razmak, North Waziristan!

Razmak, is as high as 6666sq feet from Miran Shah. While traveling from the bottom, all the way to the top, I experienced all 4 seasons in an hour long journey. 168 more words


An Afghan Story by the Mekong

Wali gazes meditatively at the Mekong stretching before our eyes. “In the last week of January alone, fours attacks were perpetrated in Afghanistan. Three in Kabul, and one in my hometown of Jalalabad, which targeted Save the Children, an NGO dedicated to improving the livelihoods of the most vulnerable. 1,207 more words

Vehicle Found Containing Explosives in Afghanistan

A vehicle carrying 250 kg of explosives, 8 rockets and some grenades was discovered and destroyed by Afghan forces in Nangarhar’s Rodat district before reaching it’s target in Jalalabad city, Afghanistan. 42 more words

Suicide bomber, gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan


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Text by FRANCE 24 

Latest update : 2018-01-24

A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb outside the Save the Children office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad Wednesday as gunmen stormed the premises in an ongoing attack that wounded 11 people so far, according to a local official. 375 more words

Blast at funeral in eastern Afghanistan kills 15: official


JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A suicide attack at a funeral in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday killed at least 15 people and wounded 13, the governor’s spokesman said. 133 more words

Innocent 11-year-old has spent her life in jail, with a serial killer as a cellmate

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Meena got chickenpox, measles and the mumps in prison. She was born there, nursed there and weaned there. Now 11 years old, she has spent her entire life in prison and will probably spend the rest of her childhood there as well. 17 more words


Taliban 'Red Unit' Commander Killed In Afghanistan

The Taliban commander of its so-called “special forces” branch, known as the “Red Unit,” has been killed by Afghan forces, according to Afghanistan’s main intelligence agency. 280 more words