One dead, a dozen injured in gas blasts in Boston suburbs

By Ted Siefer ANDOVER, Mass., Sept 14 : Dozens of gas explosions killed at least one person, injured 12 more and forced thousands to evacuate from three communities north of Boston on Thursday. Some 8,000 people were displaced after the blasts leveled dozens of homes and other buildings in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence. Firefighters […]

Dozens killed and injured in suicide attack at Afghan protest

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Ahmad Sultan KABUL, Sept 11 : A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 120 at a demonstration on Tuesday on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials said. Officials and elders said Tuesday’s […]

Dozens killed and injured in suicide attack at Afghan protest

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Ahmad Sultan KABUL, Sept 11 : A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 32 people and wounded more than 120 others at a demonstration on Tuesday on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials said. Officials and elders said […]

Afghanistan suicide attack causes dozens of casualties as violence flares

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Ahmad Sultan KABUL, Sept 11 : A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 25 people at a gathering on Tuesday on the highway between the eastern city of Jalalabad and the main border crossing into neighbouring Pakistan, officials said. The blast, less than a week after a suicide attack […]

At least 20 dead in blasts at sports centre in Afghan capital

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi KABUL, Sept 5 : A suicide attack at a wrestling club in a Shi’ite neighbourhood of the Afghan capital Kabul and a second explosion apparently targeting emergency services and journalists at the site killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 on Wednesday, officials said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the […]

At least 20 dead as twin blasts hit Afghan capital

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi KABUL, Sept 5 : A suicide attack at a wrestling club in a Shi’ite neighbourhood of the Afghan capital Kabul and a second explosion apparently targeting emergency services and journalists killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 on Wednesday, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the […]