Tag: <span>Afghan</span>

Afghan children drown as asylum boat capsizes off Turkey

Posted December 09, 2015 06:30:45 At least six Afghan children have drowned following a rubber dinghy carrying asylum seekers sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast. Turkey’s coastguard recovered the bodies of the kids but was nonetheless seeking for two other men and women reported missing, the country’s official state news agency mentioned. The asylum seekers were…


Afghan army launches rescue bid after helicopter reported shot down

Posted November 26, 2015 09:03:57 The Afghan army has launched an operation to rescue 18 hostages captured by the Taliban right after their helicopter crash-landed in the north, as the private firm operating the aircraft stated it was shot down. The Taliban killed 3 of these on board — two Afghans and a foreigner —…