Afghanistan

COVID-19 cases over 15,000 in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2020

KABUL (TOLO News): On Sunday, the Ministry of Public Health reported 680 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 1,112 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The ministry also reported eight COVID-19 deaths and 25 recovered patients in the last 24 hours. Kabul leads with 371 new positive cases of COVID-19 out of 624…

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8 Family members killed in Herat traffic accident

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2020

HERAT (TOLO News): At least eight members of a family were killed in a traffic accident on Saturday night in Herat province, local officials said Sunday. Jelani Farhad, Herat governor’s spokesman, said that the incident occurred on the Herat-Kandahar highway in Adraksan district of Herat province. According to Jelani, those killed were three children, three…

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3 Civilians killed in shelling in Parwan

By The Frontier Post | May 31, 2020

PARWAN (TOLO News): At least three members of a family were killed Saturday afternoon when a mortar shell landed on a their house in Parwan province, local officials said Sunday. Wahida Shahkar, the Parwan governor’s spokeswoman, said the mortar was fired “by the Taliban” to target security forces at a checkpoint in the Joye Dukhtar…

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