KABUL — At least 25 people were killed and 18 others in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul on Wednesday.
The Afghan officials have confirmed the death toll,according to Tolo News. However, the death toll may rise.
Police chief Abdulhamid Chakari said a car bomb was used in today’s explosion at the Kart-e-Char area in PD3 close to Ali Abad hospital and Kabul University.
Eyewitnesses reportedly said all casualties were civilians.Follow @gorkhapost
19 killed in Islamist militant attack on Nigerian village
MAIDUGURI— At least 19 people have been killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria, a survivor of the attack said.
The militants attacked the village of Mailari in the Guzamala region of Borno state at around 2 am Sunday, according to the survivor, Abatcha Umar.
The strike is the latest blow to Nigeria’s efforts to defeat insurgencies by the Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram group and Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA).
Umar said he had counted 19 people killed. However,an aid worker at a camp that received the survivors, and who declined to be identified, put the death toll at 63.
The Islamist militants had been spotted around the village three days before their attack, said Umar. Locals had warned Nigerian troops stationed in the nearby town of Gudumbali, but no action was taken, he said.
In recent months, the military has suffered its heaviest defeats in years, commanders have been repeatedly replaced, and special forces soldiers have mutinied.Follow @gorkhapost