Three killed, dozens wounded as gunmen storm bank in Afghanistan

By Samiullah Paiwand GARDEZ, Afghanistan, May 20 : Gunmen stormed a bank in eastern Afghanistan today and opened fire, killing at least three people and wounding many more before being shot dead by security forces, officials said. At least three attackers struck the bank in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, according to the provincial […]

Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

By Abdul Matin and Hamid Shalizi MAZAR-I-SHARIF/KABUL, Afghanistan, Apr 22 : As many as 140 Afghan soldiers were killed yesterday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said. The Defense Ministry said the toll was “over 100” Afghan soldiers killed […]

Four killed by truck driven into crowd in Swedish capital

By Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM, Apr 8 : A truck ploughed into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm on Friday, killing four people and wounding 15 in what the prime minister said appeared to be a terrorist attack. Police said they had detained one person in a […]

Three killed by truck driven into crowd in Swedish capital

By Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM, Apr 7 : A truck ploughed into a crowd on a shopping street and crashed into a department store in central Stockholm today, killing three people and wounding eight in what the prime minister said appeared to be a terrorist attack. Swedish police said no-one had been arrested in connection with […]