Afghan security personnel investigate the site after a powerful truck bomb targeting a hotel used by foreign contractors exploded on the outskirts of Kabul on August 1st, 2016. Photograph: Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a truck bomb attack on a military and logistics services compound, mainly used by foreigners, in Kabul early o(...)

A crowd looks at a minibus being taken away following a suicide attack in Kabul on June 20th, 2016. Photograph: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images

More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carry(...)

Independent Afghan civil society activist women carry the coffin of Farkhunda on   March 22nd,  2015. Photograph: Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images

Farkhunda had one chance to escape the mob that wanted to kill her. Two Afghan police officers pulled her onto the roof of a low shed, above the angry(...)

A crane is used to move destroyed vehicles after a major suicide blast in  Kabul, Afghanistan, April 19th, 2016. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

A Taliban suicide bomb and gun assault on a government security building during Tuesday morning rush hour in central Kabul killed at least 28 people o(...)

Afghan policemen and firefighters inspect the wreckage of a bus  hit by a suicide bomb attack in an area near the Russian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, January 20th, 2016. Photograph: Omar Sobhani/Reuters

A suicide car bomber targeted a van carrying journalists working for a private Afghan television channel on Wednesday, killing seven people during eve(...)

An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the site of a car bomb blast at the entrance gate to Kabul airport, Afghanistan. Photograph: Muhammad Ismail/Reuters.

A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 16. The explosion came days after a(...)

Men sit amid the debris of their properties at the site a truck bomb blast in Kabul on Friday. The blast killed at least 15 people and wounded another 248, police and government officials said. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters.

A suicide bomber killed dozens of cadets at a Kabul police academy on Friday and blasts hit an area near the airport in a wave of attacks that began w(...)

A vehicle is seen on fire after a blast near the Afghan parliament in Kabul, on Monday. A Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament, shattering windows and forcing lawmakers to flee. Photograph: Reuters

A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday as politicians met to consider a new defence minister. The assault (...)