Red Cross Director-General says killing of staff seems impossible

At least six workers for the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) have been killed by the Islamic State (Isis) in northern Afghanistan on 8 February. Reportedly the Red Cross workers were in a convoy carrying supplies to areas hit by avalanches when they were attacked by the gunmen. A search operation has been launched to find two missing Red Cross that have gone missing since the attack. 20 days ago

Five killed in Taliban suicide attack on Afganistan MP’s house

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide and gunmen attack on the house of Afghan MP Mir Wali on 21 December. Five people were killed in the attack, where a meeting was taking place. Wali is believed to have escaped, but relatives and friends of the MP have reportedly been taken hostage. Kabul has seen repeated attacks by suicide bombers and gunmen in recent months. Dec 22, 2016