Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ramadan Death Count: Afghanstan: 22/05/18

(Kabul) At least 14 police personnel were killed after the Taliban attacked security forces in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province on Monday night.

In Farah province, at least 14 Taliban terrorists were taken out by an Afghan airforce airstrike.

In southern Kandahar province it has been reported that 5 men employed as deminers working to clear an area that will be part of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project were shot dead by unknown gunmen on Monday.

(Kandahar) At least 16 people, including security personnel and bystanders, were killed on Tuesday as bomb disposal experts tried and failed to defuse explosives in a parked car in the southern city of Kandahar, the car had been parked in an auto repair garage in the centre of the city. Four of the 16 people killed were members of the security forces, with an additional 38 people wounded.

Ramadan death toll stands at 79