Kabul Blast

  • Kabul: Suicide bomber targets mini-bus, kills 9 September 18, 2012

    Kabul: A suicide bomber rammed a small sedan heavily laden with explosives into a mini-bus believed to be carrying foreign aviation workers to the airport in the Afghan capital early on Tuesday, killing at least nine people. Kabul police chief Gen Mohammad Ayub Salangi said the large explosion took place on...
  • Kabul: 4 killed in blast near NATO headquarters September 8, 2012

    Kabul: A large explosion rattled the headquarters of NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the heavily guarded diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, the force said. Privately owned Tolo TV said four children had been wounded in the incident, but that could not be independently verified. "We are...
  • Kabul attack: Has US blundered by announcing troop pullout? April 21, 2012

    Taliban suicide bombers unleashed a wave of coordinated attacks at the diplomatic enclave in Kabul and three other cities on Sunday. Has America blundered by announcing its troop pullout from the troubled nation? Join CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar for a discussion this week in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • Taliban attacks diplomatic area in Kabul, 16 dead April 15, 2012

    Kabul: Militants launched a series of coordinated attacks in the Afghan capital on Sunday, with blasts and gunfire rocking three neighbourhoods that are home to Afghan government buildings, Western embassies and NATO bases. Latest reports: Attacks were retaliation for Quran burnings, US marine urination video and Kandahar shooting massacre, said Taliban spokesman. The...
  • Taliban tests Indo-Afghan ties with attack February 26, 2010

    In what looked like a direct attack on Indians in Afghanistan- a Taliban hit squad blew up a guesthouse and attacked 2 others in downtown Kabul in a menacing terror attack. India said those behind the attack clearly wanted to hit India Afghan ties as well. Terror struck the heart...
  • Six Indians among 16 killed in Kabul attacks February 27, 2010

    Kabul: Taliban fighters opened fire, hurled grenades and staged suicide bombings in central Kabul on Friday, killing at least 16 people in defiance of the Western-backed government and a NATO offensive. An Italian diplomat and Indian government officials were killed in the assault, the governments said. Also among the dead were eight...
  • Suicide bomber attacks military convoy near Kabul November 13, 2009

    Kabul: The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday that wounded at least six people near Camp Phoenix, a logistics support base for US forces on the outskirts of Kabul. NATO said the suicide bombing occurred at 8 am (0330 GMT) on the Jalalabad road, and reports indicated...
  • Foes of Indo-Afghan ties behind Kabul blast: India October 10, 2009

    Kabul/New Delhi: Without naming Pakistan or its spy agency ISI, India on Saturday said the attack on its embassy in Kabul earlier this week was the handiwork of the enemies of India-Afghan friendship and their "patrons across the border". Unfazed by the second such incident in 15 months, New Delhi also...
  • ISI behind blast on Indian embassy: Afghanistan October 10, 2009

    Washington: The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan's espionage agency, was behind the bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul on Thursday, Afghan envoy to the US has claimed. "Yes, we do," Afghan Ambassador to the US Said T Jawad told the PBS news channel in an interview when asked if he...
  • Suicide bombing outside NATO HQ in Kabul August 15, 2009

    Kabul: A suicide car bomb exploded near the main gate of NATO's headquarters in the Afghan capital early on Saturday, killing and wounding an unknown number of people, an official said. Bloodied and dazed Afghans wandered the street after the massive blast. Children — many of whom congregate outside the NATO...
  • Suicide car bomb kills 2 US troops in Kabul January 17, 2009

    Kabul: Suicide car bomb kills 2 US troops in Afghan capital Kabul: A suicide car bomb killed two US soldiers and wounded 12 more in an attack outside a US base and the German embassy in the Afghan capital on Saturday, the US military said in a statement. "Militants who use...
  • Bittersweet symphony for Kabul blast victims this Diwali October 28, 2008

    Out of the 58 people killed in the blast at the Indian embassy in Kabul was Indo Tibetan Border Police constable Ajay Singh Pathania. His close friend Virender Singh escaped, but only just. CNN-IBN travelled to their hometowns to see what this Diwali means to their families. ...
  • Pak offers to probe Kabul bombing | 'ISI behind attack' August 3, 2008

    Colombo: Pakistan has offered to investigate last month's bomb attack on India's embassy in Kabul that killed two Indian diplomats among 58 people, India's top foreign ministry official said on Saturday. The Kabul attack, a ceasefire breach, and media speculation about Pakistani links to a series of bombings on Indian...
  • Kabul attack not a detterent for Indian mission October 26, 2008

    Kabul: At a memorial service in Kabul, Afghan diplomats and politicians joined their Indian counterparts to honour those who died in the attack. Four of those killed - Defence Attache Brigadier R D Mehta, Counsellor V Rao and Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel Ajai Rathore and Roop Singh - have been...
  • Blamed by Afghanistan, Pak cosies up to India July 16, 2008

    London/Kabul: Afghanistan has once again blamed Pakistan for the Indian embassy attack in Kabul. But former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif told CNN-IBN his country is keen on good relations with India. “I think Pakistan is very sincere in its desire to have good relations with India. And our coalition,...
  • National Wipes: News from across India July 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The four Indian Embassy blast victims in Kabul, including Defence Attache Brigadier RD Mehta and Indian Foreign Service officer VV Rao, have been nominated for Kirti Chakra. Their names have been forwarded by the Defence Ministry for the top honour as a tribute to the deceased. Two Indo-Tibetan Border...
  • Civil servant friends remember martyred IFS officer July 10, 2008

    When senior IFS officer Venkateshwara Rao died in Kabul, he left behind a group of close friends who all completed their civil services together. ...