Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting

Eight members of the same family were gunned down in an attack on a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.

15 Children killed as floods ravage Afghan village

15 Children killed as floods ravage Afghan village

At least 15 children and a woman were killed and dozens of houses destroyed as flash floods lashed a village in eastern Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.

Nine civilians killed in US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan Kabul

Nine civilians killed in US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan Kabul

At least nine civilians were killed in a drone strike conducted by US forces in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province late on Friday, local officials said.

At least 62 killed in Afghan mosque blast

At least 62 killed in Afghan mosque blast

At least 62 people were killed by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, according to officials, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels.