Spin Boldak

Type: City
Name: Spin Boldak
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Hashmat Karzai Assassinated, and Other Afghan News

Yesterday, Hashmat Karzai was killed at his home, in Karz.Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a cousin of President Hamid Karzai and a powerful supporter of the presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed by a suicide bomber in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday ... [Published Daily Kos - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mother Raped After Son Runs Away with Girl

MAHMUD RAQI, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters are scoring early gains in several strategic areas near the capital this summer, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency as the United States ... [Published Afghanistan News Center - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Armed clashes kill a civilian and a police officer in Afghanistan's Kandahar

A CIVILIAN and a police officer were killed when six Talbian suicide attackers attempted to launch an attack against a police chief residence in Spin Boldak district of Afghanistan's Knadahar province on 27 July, Al-Jazeera reported. One of the six militant ... [Published Jane's - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Absegami grad serves in Afghanistan

12:00 am Specialist Benjamin H. Hubbard of Galloway, and 2011 graduate of Absegami, is currently serving in Afghanistan. His Military Occupational Specialty is a Sniper. This picture was taken at Forward Operating Base, Spin Boldak.When Ben is not in ... [Published Shore News Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Afghan Taliban Fighters Kill 2

Six Taliban fighters in Afghanistan killed a border policeman and a civilian Sunday before being shot dead themselves as they attacked the home of a well-known provincial police chief. The attackers, all wearing suicide vests, launched their assault from ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 3 reports

Taliban attacks Afghan police chief's home

Taliban insurgents attacked the home of a provincial police chief in restive southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing a civilian and a border policeman before being shot dead by police, officials said.The six gunmen, all of whom were wearing suicide vests, ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Taliban Insurgents Try to Storm Kandahar Police Chief's House

By | IB Times  –Fierce fighting has broken out in Afghanistan's Kandahar province as Taliban insurgents tried to storm the police chief's house by laying siege to a nearby school, local reports say.At least six militants have been killed so far and although ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

*35 killed in clashes in Afghanistan

Kabul, Ramadan 30, 1435, Jul 27, 2014, SPA -- At least 35 people including 33 Taliban fighters werekilled in separate attacks in different provinces of Afghanistan, dpa citedofficials as saying Sunday.Six rebels stormed a school in the Spin Boldak district ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan Police Kills Suicide Bombers in Kandahar

At least six suicide bombers, one border policeman and a child were killed after suicide bombers started clashing with police near the house of southern Kandahar police chief in Spin Boldak district of the province early Sunday, local officials said.Three ... [Published Tolo News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Elections 2014 (35): A delay, an audit and a change of tone

The Independent Electoral Commission’s delay of the preliminary results of the presidential run-off, from 2 to 7 July 2014, and its decision to audit almost 2000 polling stations that show possible signs of ballot stuffing, seems to have signalled a ... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Soldiers Update: Vital Training for the Future

Medics from Task Force Gryphon give the Afghan border police hands-on MedEvac training on FOB Spin Boldak. ... [Published DVIDS - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries June 26 - Fraser

David O. (Moose) Fraser, Jr.On a beautiful Monday afternoon, June 23, 2014, on the beach of the Outer Banks, N.C., Moose left us all behind and joined his daughter and black lab, Abby, in the heavens above.  A sand tunnel cave-in caused the accident that ... [Published The Destin Log - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

"The insurgents stopped two vans and after checking peoples' identifications cards, they separated 14 passengers from 32 others and shot them dead" said the governor
"Those who have killed our sisters, our brothers and our people, they were released from the Ghor prison, and now they are doing these acts, killing our people" said Police Chief General Fahim Qayem
"All the attackers were killed by police. Also, one local policeman"
"The blast occurred in a scrap market in Spin Boldak town at 1 p. m., leaving a father and his son dead and injuring another" Zia Durani, the spokesman, told Xinhua

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Hashmat Karzai Assassinated, and Other Afghan News [Published Daily Kos - 16 hours ago]
Armed clashes kill a civilian and a police offi... [Published Jane's - Jul 29 2014]
Mother Raped After Son Runs Away with Girl [Published Afghanistan News Center - Jul 29 2014]
Absegami grad serves in Afghanistan [Published Shore News Today - Jul 28 2014]
Afghan Taliban Fighters Kill 2 [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 27 2014]
Afghan Taliban Fighters Kill 2 [Published VOA News - Jul 27 2014]
Taliban attacks Afghan police chief's home [Published The Hindu - Jul 27 2014]
Taliban Insurgents Try to Storm Kandahar Police... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 27 2014]
*35 killed in clashes in Afghanistan [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]
35 killed in attacks across Afghanistan [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
Taliban Insurgents Try to Storm Kandahar Police... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 27 2014]
Afghan Police Kills Suicide Bombers in Kandahar [Published Tolo News - Jul 27 2014]
Heavily armed Taliban storm Afghan school [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 27 2014]
Heavily armed Taliban storm Afghan school [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 27 2014]
Elections 2014 (35): A delay, an audit and a ch... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jul 03 2014]
Soldiers Update: Vital Training for the Future [Published DVIDS - Jun 27 2014]
Obituaries June 26 - Fraser [Published The Destin Log - Jun 26 2014]
Elections 2014 (27): Snapshots from the provinc... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
Elections 2014 (27): Snapshots from the provinc... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-district... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
Elections 2014 (4): The election day in snapsho... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 05 2014]
What to Watch in the Elections (2): Polling sta... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
What to Watch in the Elections (3): Polling day... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 01 2014]
Blast in Afghanistan kills two [Published Topnews.in - Mar 09 2014]
Anger at American general pictured with notorio... [Published Telegraph - Feb 23 2014]
US general criticised over photo-op with Afghan... [Published Telegraph - Feb 20 2014]
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Elections 2014 (35): A delay, an audit and a ch... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jul 03 2014]
The Independent Electoral Commission’s delay of the preliminary results of the presidential run-off, from 2 to 7 July 2014, and its decision to audit almost 2000 polling stations that show possible signs of ballot stuffing, seems to have signalled a ...
Elections 2014 (27): Snapshots from the provinc... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
How do Afghans feel about the second round of the presidential election ahead tomorrow, Saturday, 14 June? How do they perceive the security situation, the campaigning of the two contenders, the election authorities’ performance – and are they still ...
Elections 2014 (27): Snapshots from the provinc... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Jun 13 2014]
How do Afghans feel about the second round of the presidential election ahead tomorrow, Saturday, 14 June? How do they perceive the security situation, the campaigning of the two contenders, the election authorities' performance – and are they still ...
Elections 2014 (8): Kandahar, a centre-district... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 11 2014]
Election day has already been praised for the high voter turnout and the relatively peaceful atmosphere it went down in. Pictures from Kandahar, a province perceived as notoriously insecure, surprised many, showing men and women lining up in long queues ...
Elections 2014 (4): The election day in snapsho... [Published Afghanistan Analysts Network » Category: Politi ... - Apr 05 2014]
How did election day go? After a first collection of voices from the provinces on the day before the vote (read here ), we continue to listen to our friends, journalists, civil society activists, NGO workers and government officials across the country. ...
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