KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Three suicide attackers blew themselves up in the largest city in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, leaving 22 people dead in a dusty marketplace that was turned into a gruesome scene of blood and bodies, authorities said.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle full of explosives outside a district police headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing five policemen, a government official said.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Two Taliban militants hiding handguns in their shoes slipped into a provincial governor's compound in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, setting off a fierce gunbattle that left two security guards and both attackers dead.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- The United States has paid $50,000 in compensation for each Afghan killed and $11,000 for each person wounded in the shooting spree allegedly committed by a U.S. soldier in southern Afghanistan, an Afghan official and a community elder said Sunday.
BALANDI, Afghanistan -- Taliban militants opened fire Tuesday on a delegation of senior Afghan officials -- including two of President Hamid Karzai's brothers -- visiting villages in southern Afghanistan where a U.S. soldier is suspected of killing 16 civilians.
BALANDI, Afghanistan — A U.S. service member walked out of a base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, according to villagers and Afghan and NATO officials. Villagers showed an Associated Press photographer 15 bodies, including women and children, who they said were killed by the American.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber hiding explosives in his turban assassinated the mayor of Kandahar on Wednesday, just two weeks after President Hamid Karzai's powerful half brother was slain in the southern province that is critical to the U.S.-led war effort.