Fighting continues around the city of
Fighting continued around Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Saturday, a day after Taliban fighters stormed the city in a stark show of force, with at least 25 police and one journalist killed, officials said.
A large-scale military offensive is launched by the Taliban in a bid to overrun the southeastern city of Ghazni, a provincial capital on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway. They manage to take control of a part of the city. 2018-08-10 (Context: Ghazni, War in Afghanistan, ongoing offensive in Ghazni)
More than 100 Afghan soldiers and police, 13 civilians and hundreds of Taliban are killed during the ongoing offensive in Ghazni. 2018-08-13 (Context: War in Afghanistan, ongoing offensive in Ghazni)
Afghan officials say that the Taliban destroyed highway bridges in Maidan Wardak Province, cutting off road traffic between the capital Kabul and the provinces of Ghazni, Zabul and Kandahar. Electricity was cut off in four provinces, and fighting was reported in Ghazni Province. At least ten Afghan police officers were killed. Parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in two weeks. 2018-10-7 (Context: War in Afghanistan)
Dozens of people are killed in four separate attacks by the Taliban. An army base is destroyed in Baghlan Province. 2018-09-9 (Context: War in Afghanistan)
Eight children playing near a police station in the northern Faryab province are killed by a landmine explosion. Six other children are also wounded. 2018-09-22 (Context: War in Afghanistan)