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The Kabul Bombing: Wrenching Scenes of Carnage - New York Times

This article was updated on June 6, 2017, to reflect the increased death toll. Afghan officials updated the death toll of a devastating terror attack in the capital Kabul on May 31, saying 150 people were killed and more than 300 wounded, in a blast ...and more »

Deadly Bombing in Kabul Is One of the Afghan War's Worst Strikes - New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — A truck bomb devastated a central area of Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday, one of the deadliest strikes in the long Afghan war and a reminder of how the capital itself has become a lethal ...and more »

Kabul bomb: 'It felt like an earthquake, then everything came down' - The Guardian

Elias Naser looked shellshocked standing on the side of the road, a few hundred metres from where the car bomb went off, a bloodstained jacket neatly folded over his arm. “It's someone else's blood,” he said, eyeing an entrance to the hospital, waiting ...and more »

Kabul bomb: Diplomatic zone attack kills dozens - BBC News

A powerful vehicle bomb has hit the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 80 people and injuring 350. It struck near Zanbaq Square in the heavily fortified zone, with civilians said to be the main casualties. The morning rush ...and more »

At least 90 killed, hundreds wounded after bomb explodes in Kabul, Afghanistan - PBS NewsHour

A massive explosion in one of Kabul's most secure neighborhoods has killed at least 90 and injured more than 400, according to the Associated Press. The death toll is expected to rise. The blast came in the midst of Kabul's busy morning rush hour and ...and more »

At least two media workers killed, nine injured in Kabul bombing - CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York, May 31, 2017--At least two media workers were killed and nine others were injured in a massive bomb attack in central Kabul, Afghanistan that also partially destroyed the office of a television station, according to media reports. A powerful ...and more »

Sweden won't suspend deportations of Afghan asylum seekers - The Local Sweden

Refugee campaigners called on authorities to stop deportations after at least 80 people were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul a day after Sweden returned a group of failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan. Germany said on Wednesday it had postponed a ...and more »

Why deadly Kabul bombing is crisis for all of Afghanistan - The Guardian

Rise in attacks on Kabul after years of city's relative security a huge threat to the government, economy and civil society. Emma Graham-Harrison. Wed 31 May 2017 23.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.25 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Uncertain times: on the security situation in Afghanistan - The Hindu

Afghanistan is no stranger to terror attacks. Even so, the repeated strikes in the most fortified areas with mounting casualties demonstrate a steadily deteriorating security situation. In April, the Taliban had targeted an army base in Mazar-e-Sharif ...and more »

Trepidation at the return of the Afghan warlords - Financial Times

As Afghans anticipate an already long-delayed announcement from Washington on the future US policy towards their country, they are the victims of a bloody offensive by the Taliban and a political crisis unfolding in Kabul. Confusion over Afghanistan ...and more »