Monday, June 20, 2016

Ramadan Death count: Afghanstan 20/06/16

A suicide attack on a minibus in Kabul has killed at least 14 people and injured several more, Afghan authorities say. The victims were Nepali nationals on their way to the Canadian embassy where they worked as security guards. The attacker waited for the bus as it left a compound, police said. 

 The Taliban also claimed a second, smaller blast in south Kabul Monday that the interior ministry said killed one person.

The Kabul blasts were followed by a separate bomb attack on a market in Badakhshan province that killed at least 10 people and wounded 18.

12 Taliban terrorists were killed in separate ambushes of the Afghan National Police (ANP) forces, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. According to a statement by MoI “Eight armed Taliban were killed in an ambush of the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army in Sayed Abad village, Nad Ali District of southern Helmand province, yesterday morning..
In a separate incident, four armed Taliban were killed and five other armed Taliban were wounded in an ambush of the Afghan National Police in Mati Kali village, Gilan District of Ghazni province, yesterday evening.

Ramadan death toll is now at 4,679