Tag: afghanistan

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US friendly fire strike kills five Afghan troops and destroys base

US friendly fire strike kills five Afghan troops and destroys base

A joint operation had been underway at the time of the clash, the Afghan defence ministry said. "Because of a lack of proper coordination of the a ...
Taliban release pictures of Mullah Omar's 'hideout in Afghanistan'

Taliban release pictures of Mullah Omar's 'hideout in Afghanistan'

The Taliban have released photos they claim show a hideout where their fugitive leader spent his final years, after a new report contended he live ...
SAS hero’s grieving widow whose stepson also died serving in Afghanistan killed herself after watching Remembrance Day service on TV

SAS hero’s grieving widow whose stepson also died serving in Afghanistan killed herself after watching Remembrance Day service on TV

THE grieving widow of an SAS hero killed herself after watching the Remembrance Day service on TV, an inquest heard yesterday. Joanna McAleese, 49, ...
Three dead after mortar attack on high-profile political gathering in Kabul

Three dead after mortar attack on high-profile political gathering in Kabul

"The main suspect behind the attack has been arrested by the police and some others who were behind the attack were identified ... and will be det ...
UK troops overseas could get £66million worth of new drones and robots by the end of the year

UK troops overseas could get £66million worth of new drones and robots by the end of the year

TROOPS deployed overseas are set to get £66m worth of “game changing” drones by the end of the year, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson yesterday a ...
Former Royal Marine reaches agreement with MoD after suing for hearing loss

Former Royal Marine reaches agreement with MoD after suing for hearing loss

A Former Royal Marine has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) after suing for hearing loss, in a case that could cost the gove ...
Ex-rifleman, 25, who was shot in head by an Afghanistan sniper is broke and living in his car

Ex-rifleman, 25, who was shot in head by an Afghanistan sniper is broke and living in his car

AN Army veteran who was shot in the head in Afghanistan is now broke and forced to live in his car. Jack Lamb, 25, underwent a 13-hour operation to ...
Samsung phone ‘explodes in hand’ of Brit solider bombed in Afghanistan

Samsung phone ‘explodes in hand’ of Brit solider bombed in Afghanistan

AN ex-solider who was blown up serving in Afghanistan claims his Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone caught fire in the palm of his hand. Dr Jacob Cohen, ...
Flash floods DEVASTATE Afghanistan killing 20 and destroying 2,000 homes

Flash floods DEVASTATE Afghanistan killing 20 and destroying 2,000 homes

The United Nations (UN) released an official report into the deviation caused by flooding in southern Afghanistan yesterday, which saw adults and c ...
Samsung Galaxy S6 ‘explodes in hand’ of hero Brit solider – who had foot amputated after being bombed in Afghanistan

Samsung Galaxy S6 ‘explodes in hand’ of hero Brit solider – who had foot amputated after being bombed in Afghanistan

AN ex-solider who was blown up serving in Afghanistan claims his Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone caught fire in the palm of his hand. Dr Jacob Cohen, ...
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