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Afghanistan

30 April 2018

The 29-year-old BBC reporter was killed in a separate attack in Eastern Khost province, near the border with Pakistan. Ahmad Shah was on his way when armed men on a motorbike opened fire and shot him dead. ...

30 April 2018

Nine journalists, including a female journalist, were killed in Kabul, Afghanistan in back-to-back suicide attacks, the second of which targeted the journalists who had gathered on the site of the first blast near the Afghan Intelligence service ...

25 April 2018

The Kabul News TV journalist was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen shot dead at Yarana Market on the outskirts of Kandahar city, Afghanistan. ...

28 December 2017

According to Afghan media reports, the journalist who worked for Jomhor News Agency was among people killed in the multiple blasts at a Shia cultural centre in the Afghan capital Kabul. ...

17 November 2017

The cameraman for Rah-e-Farda TV was critically wounded in the suicide attack at a political gathering in Kabul on November 16 and succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on November 17. ...

07 November 2017

The security guard of Shamshad Television was killed when gunmen stormed the TV station's offices in Kaboul. Naqibullah was killed as he patrolled the front gates to the building.

31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Naween, Press TV reporter Habibullah Hassanzada , Mohammad Omer Uruzgani who worked for National Radio Television and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazir were among victims of the explosion in the Zan ...

17 May 2017

The four media workers for the Afghan Public Radio and Television (RTA) in the city of Jalalabad, Nangrahar province, were killed in the suicide attack on the RTA. 17 others staff members were injured in the attack. ...

07 May 2017

The report for Peshkeswat newspaper was killed by unknown gunmen in a targeted attack in Pul-u-Khumri in Baghlan province.

16 December 2016

The 53-year-old station manager and senior program organiser for Mili Payam (National Message) Afghan radio station in MuhammedAgha District of Logar Province in southern Kabul, was gunned down by two unidentified gun men as he was leaving his wo ...