Smoke billows into the air following a Tuesday morning attack by a suicide bomber who, according to witnesses, drove a Toyota into a convoy entering a gate of the Kabul Airport.
Initial reports indicate at least two Afghan civilians were killed, and six wounded, (editor's note, we believe two internatoional contractors died but dont' have confirmed. Will folllow)
An Italian NATO convoy on Thursday was struck by a powerful suicide car bomb on a major roadway in the heart of town. The bomb destroyed vehicles and sent shrapnel flying for blocks. Details of casualties, as of Thursday afternoon, were not available from NATO. Afghan officials reported at least 3 civilian deaths and more than 37 injured
A powerful suicide car bomber struck an Italian NATO convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at at least 10 civilians and injuring more than 50, according to Afghan Defense Ministry officials. NATO casualties have not been released of Thursday afternoon.
A car bomb detonated in Kabul Thursday, striking an Italian NATO convoy, and also damaging shops along side a major roadway that runs from Kabul's airport through the heart of downtown.
A young girl crawls around amid the wrecked mud walls of a hut bulit by refugees from fighting in Helmand province.
Refugees here say the walls on their squatter's camp were knocked down by police, who say they must move on. But they don't know where else to go.
Mohammad Khan, age 40, points to the crumbled mud walls beat down by Afghan police who want oust these ware refugees from this squatters camp on the edge of Kabul.
Khan says his family compound in southern Afghanistan was destroyed earlier this year in a NATO aerial attack, which killed two of his 15 children and prompted his family to flee.
A squatter's refugee camp of war refugees has sprung along a Kabul highway. Police want the refugees to move. Here, a 70-year-old refugee says his prayers in a tent stitched together from pieces of cloth.