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Afghan officials: Taliban truck bomb, other attacks kill 12

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday left at least 12 dead and wounded scores, officials said, including a Taliban truck bombing in the country's north that target...

Afghan officials: Taliban attack kills at least 11 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a multi-pronged Taliban attack on a district headquarters in northern Balkh province has killed at least 11 policemen. Munir Ahmad Farh...

Afghan official: vice president unhurt in Taliban ambush

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that Afghanistan's vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, has escaped unharmed after Taliban ambushed his convoy while traveling form northern Balk...

Afghan official: Woman tried to attack Pakistani consulate

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to attack the Pakistani consulate in northern Balkh province after a hand grenade was found in he...

Afghan officials: Taliban kill 13 local militiamen in ambush

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have attacked a local militia, killing 13 pro-government fighters. Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the governor of the no...

Roadside bomb kills 9 Afghan forces battling the Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a roadside bomb killed at least nine security forces during an ongoing operation in the northern Balkh province. Munir Ahmad Farhad,...