Kabul Protesters Shut Down City

Kabul Protesters Shut Down City

Kabul, Afghanistan, has been shut down by protesters over the lack of electricity to Bamian. The government recently changed plans to route power lines through the province. The ethnic minority group Hazara led the protests on Monday, May 16, 2016. The Hazara ethnic group resides in the province of Bamian, and they believe the change in […]

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

Military Cargo Transport Plane Crash Kills Five U.S. Troops

NBC News reports a U.S. military cargo transport plane has crashed today, Oct. 1, 2015, killing 12 people. The accident took place at Afghanistan’s Jalalabad Airport and occurred just after 3:30 p.m. EDT. According to U.S. Army Col. Brian Tribus, a military spokesperson, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules military transport plane crash caused 12 deaths, among them […]

Taliban Insurgents Free 350 Inmates From Afghan Jail

Taliban Insurgents Free 350 Inmates From Afghan Jail

On Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, Taliban insurgents raided a jail in the central Afghanistan city of Ghazni and freed 350 inmates, an official of the province said. Four police officers were killed and seven more were wounded. Some authorities believe the prison break is a direct response from the militants to an operation by the […]

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