October 4, 2015, MSF: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience.
October 3, 2015, BBC News: The medical charity MSF says at least nine of its staff were killed in the Afghan city of Kunduz after a clinic was hit by an air strike on Saturday. US forces were carrying out air strikes at the time. The Nato alliance has admitted the clinic may have been hit. MSF says 37 people were seriously wounded in the attack, 19 of whom are its staff.
October 2, 2015, TOLOnews.com: The unemployment rate has peaked to 40 percent in Afghanistan, showing a 15 percent increase as compared to the same time last year, officials said Friday. According to Central Statistics Organization (CSO), the unemployment figure for 2015 was only 25 percent. Insecurity, lack of jobs in government and the private sector organizations and a downturn of industries are the main factors behind growing unemployment, CSO officials said.
October 1, 2015, Amnesty International: Mass murder, gang rapes and house-to-house searches by Taliban death squads are just some of the harrowing civilian testimonies emerging from Kunduz as Afghan forces today claimed to have regained control of key areas of the northern city, Amnesty International said. The organization has spoken to numerous people, the majority of them women, who have fled Kunduz since Monday, when the Taliban launched a sudden assault on the city.
September 27, 2015, Khaama Press: At least nine people were feared dead and nearly 51 others were wounded in a suicide attack in eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan. The incident took place in a playground in Khairkot district where scores of people had gathered late on Sunday evening, local officials said. No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.