Two other attacks occurred elsewhere in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

Nicholson also noted that the Taliban has stepped up their attacks with an announced spring offensive, but violence is still about ten percent under levels seen past year.

In Kabul, the gunmen who attacked the Interior Ministry were either shot dead by police or died when they detonated their explosives, Danesh said.

The Taliban claimed the attack.

In the meantime, a police official said on condition of anonymity "that three policemen including PD1 police chief and three traffic police were killed in the attack and five civilians were wounded".


Police also said they had found a auto stuffed with explosives and guns at Kabul's worldwide airport near the interior ministry on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Taliban fighters overran the center of Chora district in the southern province of Uruzgan.

"He is a very thoughtful guy [and] a very analytical person", Mr. Sedney said of Gen. Miller, with whom he worked closely during the two-star general's stint as head of all US special operations forces in Afghanistan in 2013.

There have also been numerous attacks on government buildings and at police checkpoints.


Related news:

Share this:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up
May 31, 2018 - 20:59
The journalist said his home address was published online and the threats he received were made by phone, email and social media. He was discovered in a pool of blood and died in an ambulance on the way to a local hospital, authorities said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Spain's Carvajal fit for World Cup
May 31, 2018 - 20:48
Egypt still looks like they will bring along Salah for the campaign, but whether he plays a game or not still remains in question. The Egyptian national football team have since tweeted that Salah will undergo a scan on his shoulder.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Roseanne Barr blames the sleeping pill Ambien for her racist tweet
May 30, 2018 - 19:13
One message she re-tweeted on Wednesday falsely accused the Hungary-born Jewish billionaire of collaborating with the Nazis. The actress had said she was going to quit Twitter after apologizing to Valerie, but she didn't stay silent for long.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Oil prices could jump to $100 regardless of Russia & Saudi Arabia
May 30, 2018 - 18:39
The global sulfur limit on fuel oil will be set at 0.5% m/m (mass/mass) in 2020 down from the 3.5% m/m current global limits. Since then the black stuff has lost more than another dollar in electronic trading to trade at $66.69 Monday morning.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mega Man 11 gameplay trailer reveals October release date
May 30, 2018 - 18:37
To celebrate the news of a release date, Capcom has released a brand new trailer for Mega Man 11 , which you can check out below. Mega Man 11 will be getting a physical and digital release on October 2nd, though the Switch arguably has the best deal of all.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Soggy Alberto churns inland, spreading rain widely - 5/29/2018 10:23:19 PM
May 30, 2018 - 18:34
Alberto was more of a rainstorm than a wind threat, but the National Weather Service said at least one tornado had been confirmed. Alabama Power Co. said about 20,000 homes and businesses were without electricity Tuesday, most in the Birmingham area.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top IOS 11.4 arrives with AirPlay 2, Messages in iCloud
May 30, 2018 - 18:20
Specifically for HomePod users, the iOS 11.4 update brings support for setting up HomePod stereo pair using your iPhone or iPad. The update brings features promised by Apple during the first announcement of iOS 11 at WWDC 2017.

Man Utd hoping to sign €20m Dalot from Porto this week
May 30, 2018 - 18:01
The 19-year-old broke into Porto's first-team last season and has only made a handful of appearances for the Portuguese champions. Dalot can also play in midfield and at left-back, the position he has operated in primarily for Sérgio Conceição's side.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Service dog set to board plane goes into labour at airport
May 29, 2018 - 15:28
The puppies' father, a yellow lab named Nugget who is also a service dog, was also at the airport at the time of the birth. Van Atter said Rigby was still training as a service dog to help her with mobility and pain issues.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Solo: A Star Wars Story Tops The Box Office
May 29, 2018 - 15:24
Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at US and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. With its second-place finish, Deadpool 2 brought its two-week total up to $207.4 million.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Hawaii officials order more residents to flee from fast-moving lava
May 29, 2018 - 14:06
Vog - or volcanic smog - is a haze created when sulfur dioxide gas and other volcanic pollutants settle with moisture and dust. The Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said all the wells remained "stable and secure" in a statement released Sunday night.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains
May 28, 2018 - 15:26
News outlets on Sunday showed photos and video of brown water rushing down Main Street in Ellicott City, just outside Baltimore . Storm Team4's Somara Theodore said that Ellicott City is positioned in a valley between two major streams in the Patapsco River.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Shane Watson masterclass seals third IPL title for Super Kings
May 28, 2018 - 15:26
Raina chipped in with 32 off 24 balls. ( Ambati) Rayudu for example is 33, he's someone who is fit, covers a lot of ground. Soon, the Australian slammed his second century of the season off just 51 deliveries through a single off Rashid Khan.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Subtropical Storm Alberto will bring downpours to Middle TN
May 28, 2018 - 15:15
Forecasters expected Alberto to intensify to a tropical storm Saturday morning, but do not anticipate it to become a hurricane. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties on Saturday in preparation for Subtropical Storm Alberto .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Italy's PM-designate Giuseppe Conte fails to form populist government
May 28, 2018 - 14:16
On Sunday, Mr Savona had tried to allay concerns about his views in his first public statement on the matter. In an interview with Radio Capital on Monday, Salvini wondered aloud who would vote for him.