The investigation into US bombings at several drug-making facilities in western Afghanistan, found that 30 people died and four were wounded in the May 5 strikes, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said.
The young Afghan environmentalist was selected as one of 100 ‘green ticket’ winners by the UN. But he couldn’t attend the summit as the US denied his entry saying he was ineligible for a nonimmigrant visa.
At least 35 people were killed and 27 others wounded in western Afghanistan when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials say, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking" levels in the war-torn country.
Officials say Wednesday's three assaults on Afghanistan's security forces left another 23 local law-enforcement personnel wounded.
The two near-simultaneous attacks in western Badghis province came just a day after a suicide attack on a Kabul voter registration centre that killed over 50 people.
Officials say the Afghan Taliban fighters attacked security forces right after a roadside bomb attack in Herat's Shindand district, wounding many and escaping with their weapons.
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