Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi said.
06 Jan 2019 5:42 PM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for blast, but Taliban said earlier it had carried out more than 300 attacks.
20 Oct 2018 7:50 PM
Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed another two explosions near polling centres.
20 Oct 2018 3:27 PM
Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began after a campaign marred by relentless violence.
20 Oct 2018 12:30 PM
Raziq, 39, who controlled province with an iron hand, was admired by many ordinary Afghans and hated by the Taliban in equal measure.
19 Oct 2018 3:03 PM
Many of those Afghans brave enough to defy the death threats hope to vote in a new generation of younger and better-educated leaders.
19 Oct 2018 2:37 PM
Dozens were killed or wounded in election-related attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday as militants step up attacks on the ballot.
14 Oct 2018 2:10 PM
Latest declaration comes just days before the parliamentary election, which is seen as a crucial dry run for next year's presidential vote.
08 Oct 2018 3:00 PM
Another 25 people were wounded when the militant blew himself up at the rally of parliamentary candidate Abdul Nasir Mohmmand.
02 Oct 2018 3:30 PM
Self-proclaimed mullah, who allegedly filmed himself having sex with women, is on the run after the videos went viral on social media.
26 Sep 2018 10:46 AM
The bombing on Tuesday in the eastern province of Nangarhar was the latest in a wave of deadly insurgent attacks.
12 Sep 2018 1:29 PM
Police said suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by cops in Kabul before he could detonate his device.
10 Sep 2018 2:36 PM
Jalaluddin gained notoriety for his organisation and bravery, garnering attention from CIA and visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson.
04 Sep 2018 9:30 AM
The exact number of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan is difficult to calculate because they frequently switch allegiances.
26 Aug 2018 6:26 PM
Nearly 200 passengers were taken as hostages by Taliban insurgents near the northern province of Kunduz on Monday.
21 Aug 2018 5:43 PM
It was unclear who was responsible for the assault, which came as the President made a speech marking the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday.
21 Aug 2018 3:17 PM
The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.
20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM
'Clashes are ongoing and the area is cordoned off by the Afghan security forces,' said Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.
16 Aug 2018 1:32 PM
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came after several weeks of relative calm in Kabul.
15 Aug 2018 6:32 PM
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack.
15 Aug 2018 2:05 PM