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Carnage at Afghan election rally as suicide bomber strikes

02 Oct 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan A suicide bomber blew himself up at an election rally in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 30, officials said, warning that the toll was likely to climb.

Dozens killed and injured in suicide attack at Afghan protest

11 Sep 2018

KABUL A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 120 at a demonstration on Tuesday on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials said.

At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

31 Jul 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad when gunmen stormed a government building, trapping dozens inside after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate, officials and witnesses said. | Video

Ten killed in attack in Afghan city of Jalalabad; assault over

11 Jul 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Gunmen attacked an education department office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and held out against security forces for some four hours before the assault ended with at least 10 people killed, officials said.

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

10 Jul 2018

KABUL A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city of Jalalabad claimed by Islamic State militants.

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

02 Jul 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan An explosion hit the centre of the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people, including several members of the small Sikh minority, provincial government officials said.

Pakistani Taliban seek fate of leader after U.S. strike in Afghanistan

15 Jun 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, June 15 (Reuters) - A fghan officials and militant figures on Friday were investigating reports the leader of the Pakistani Taliban may have been killed in a U.S. air strike inside Afghanistan but his fate remained unclear.

Multiple blasts and gun battle in eastern Afghan city

14 May 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Afghan security forces battled for hours against a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday after a coordinated assault that killed at least 15 people and wounded 42, local officials said. | Video

Tougher U.S. strategy brings Afghan gains, but peace or victory look remote

08 Feb 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan A more aggressive U.S. strategy in Afghanistan has put the Taliban on the back foot, soldiers and police say, but bloody recent attacks in Kabul show the insurgency remains potent and a prolonged stalemate looms.

Gunmen storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

24 Jan 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces surrounding the building, with at least three people killed and 20 wounded, officials said. | Video

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