Islamic State attacks intelligence training centre in Kabul; militants engaged in gun battle with Afghan Police

Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of complex attack at an intelligence training center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.
An Afghan official says an attack is underway in the country's capital where gunmen have raided and occupied a partially constructed building near the intelligence training center in western Kabul.  (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Kabul : Militants stormed an intelligence agency training centre in Kabul on Monday in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, triggering an intense gun battle with Afghan police. Security forces battled the militants, besieged in a construction site at the National Directorate of Security (NDS), for hours before killing at least two attackers. “They were well hidden in

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20 killed in Islamic State suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul Shia mosque

20 killed in Islamic State suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul Shia mosque

Gunmen stormed Imam Zaman mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul while worshippers were at Friday prayers. Kabul : A suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shia mosque in Kabul killed 20 people and wounded scores more Friday, officials said, the latest assault to highlight deteriorating security in Afghanistan. Gunshots and explosions could be

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Suspected woman recruit says 40 attended IS ‘terror classes’ in Kerala

Yasmin Ahmad

Thiruvananthapuram : An arrested Kabul-bound woman’s disclosure has prompted police surveillance on some 19 people in Kerala and neighbouring Karnataka, after she alleged they attended “jihadi classes” by a suspected Islamic State terrorist group recruiter. Yasmin Ahmad, a 28-year-old schoolteacher in Kerala, told investigators that Abdul Rashid, a fugitive IS recruiter from Kerala who is now operating from Afghanistan, indoctrinated

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