Mattis signals ongoing commitment to the Afghan war
Mattis signals ongoing commitment to the Afghan war
11 children killed in Afghan suicide attack on foreign convoy
04 May, 2018, 10:24
Relatives and friends of AFP photographer Shah Marai carry his coffin at his burial outside Kabul.
Media outlets condemned the government's failure to provide security for journalists, particularly at the scene of attacks where secondary blasts are a constant concern.
Special Inspector General John Sopko's quarterly report to Congress also said insurgents have made gains in the amount of territory they controlled in 2017.
The research also suggested that the Islamic State (IS) militant group is more active in Afghanistan than ever before, although it remains far less powerful than the Taliban.
"It was a tough time (yesterday)".
About 14.5 percent of the country's total districts "were under insurgent control or influence - the highest level recorded since SIGAR began receiving district control data", according to the report.
The U.S. government's watchdog on Afghanistan says the number of Afghan security forces has decreased by almost 11 percent during the past year as security in the country has deteriorated.
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RSF said among the journalists badly wounded were Naser Hashemi of broadcaster Al-Jazeera, Omar Soltani of Reuters, Ahmadshah Azimi of media organization Nedai Aghah, Ayar Amar of the weekly Vahdat Mili and Davod Ghisanai of the privately-owned TV channel Mivand.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news conference that the Trump administration "strongly condemns" the attacks that rocked the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing several members of the media.
The newspaper published a black front page with photos of the nine journalists killed in Kabul. "Who are mainly composed of young and educated people and they think they have a social responsibility to work and keep going", Kawa added. "The deliberate targetting of journalists in the attack highlights once again the risks media professionals face in carrying out their essential work", he said.
The journalists targeted in Kabul were Afghans working for media organizations from various countries.
"Last night my wife was crying when I came home, she was telling me "you are not safe with this job", he told AFP.
"I dont know thats been the message from this building, I would not subscribe to that", he said in response to a question.
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