Afghanistan News

Taliban Say Flooding Kills 150 in Northeastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Flash flooding killed 150 people in a remote area in Afghanistan’s mountainous northeastern Nuristan province controlled by the Taliban, a spokesman for the insurgents said Thursday. The provincial government appealed to the Taliban to allow rescue …

Report: Safety Systems for Afghan Bombs Inadequate

The official overseeing spending in Afghanistan is warning commanders that a safety system to protect U.S. troops from roadside bombs is incomplete or inadequate. John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, sent a safety alert to top generals saying …