Gulf Times - Jalalabad
Double blast kills three people, injures 20 in east Afghanistan

Double blast kills three people, injures 20 in east Afghanistan

Twin explosions on Saturday in the eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad killed three people and injured 20 others, local officials said.

Qatar condemns blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Qatar condemns blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

The explosion led to a number of deaths and injuries.

Suicide bomber kills 3 near election office in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills 3 near election office in Afghanistan

A suicide attacker killed at least three people on Saturday by detonating explosives near the office of Afghanistan's election commission in the eastern city of Jalalabad, where dozens of protesters had gathered, an official said.

At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

At least 15 killed as gunmen attack Afghan government building

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.

Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghan city

Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghan city

Suspected militants stormed a government building in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, taking dozens of people hostage after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance gate, officials and witnesses said.

Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre

Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre

Several gunmen stormed a midwife training centre in an ongoing attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday that has left at least three people wounded, officials said, as plumes of smoke were seen rising above the compound.

At least 10 killed in Afghan attack, fighting over

At least 10 killed in Afghan attack, fighting over

Ten others were wounded in the second attack in Jalalabad city in as many days, Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said.

10 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

10 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces

The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad also left at least four people wounded and set a nearby petrol station alight.

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

The blasts exploded among spectators crowded into the stadium at around 11pm on Friday evening as they watched the local "Ramadan Cup".

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

There were two explosions near the city's directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said, adding that "a number of attackers" had entered the building.

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen attack Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen blasted their way into Save the Children's office in Afghanistan's restive east on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 14 others in the latest attack on a foreign aid group in the war-torn country.

18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan's restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly year for ordinary Afghans.