24 June 2018

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Sunday June 24, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) Afghan security forces succeeded to prevent from smuggling of precious stones’ shipment in eastern Nangarhar province.
A truck packed with precious stones loading from Logar and Nangarhar province and smugglers had plan to smuggle it to Pakistan, which Afghan security forces succeeded to discover and seize the shipment in Torkham highway.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, 16 tons precious stones type of chromate have been seized from the shipment.
The precious stones skillfully placed in the truck under watermelon.
A person was arrested by police personnel accused of case.
In primary investigation the arrested person confessed that the precious stones loading from Logar and Nangarhar province and they had plan to transfer the it to Pakistan
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan under 16 national football team to face with Uzbekistan under 16 national football team.
According to BNA report, Afghanistan U-16 national football team to play with Uzbekistan under 16 national football team in Central Asia U-16 Competition to be held in Tashkent city, capital of Uzbekistan.
Based on report of Afghanistan Football Federation Central Asia U-16 Competition will be started from 5 July and Afghanistan U-16 national football team to play with Tajikistan and Kirghizstan U-16 national football teams during the competitions as well.
After the tournament Afghanistan U-16 national football team for participation of Asia Competitions goes to Malaysia.
Afghanistan U-16 national football team to face with Iraq, South Korea and Australia U-16 national football teams in Asia Competitions.
It is mentionable that 16 teams in 4 groups to be competed in U-16 Asian Cup tournament.
M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Herat (BNA) Taliban sustained heavy losses in recent conflicts in Herat province.
At least 20 armed Taliban rebels were killed and injured in the last 24 hours in Herat province.
Eight associates of Mullah Samad commander of Taliban were killed and four others were injured due to clashes among Taliban in Shindand District and other regions of the province.
The clashes continued several hours, two members of Nangeyalai, another commander of Taliban were killed and injured.
According to reports, three civilians including a girl and boy were wounded due to shelling of rocket.
It is said that four other Taliban insurgents were killed and three others have been injured in ambush of security forces in Pashtoon Zarghoon District.
Another report says that heavy blast was prevented in Shindand District, Herat province.
An anti-vehicle mine was planted by Taliban near Shindand district bazaar, discovered and defused by security forces and prevented from a deadly event.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 24 June 2018 11:24

Civilians Wounded In ASF Air Raids

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Maimana (BNA) Four civilians were injured due to Afghan security air raids in Faryab province.
Abdallah Masoomi governor of Khwaja Sabzposh District, Faryab province told BNA, Afghan security forces targeted Taliban strongholds in Shahswar, Khwaja Qeshri and Tapa-e-Qeshlaq regions, of Khwaja Sabzposh District, four members of a family including two children have been injured during the raids.
According to Masoomi, the injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment and the health condition of two children reported critical.
It is mentionable that heavy losses incurred to insurgents in the raids, but the exact figures is not clear yet.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The executive chief of Afghan government considering shortage of drinking water a challenge for world community particularly for developing countries insists on preparing an organized program for management of water.
BNA economic analyst commenting on the issue writes recently Dushanbe city the capital of Tajikistan was the host of an international session on management of water in the world.
At the session the representatives of 118 countries were attended to discuss the effective use of water and to establish a world organization for the purpose.
Dr. Abdullah the executive chief of the country, who attended in the session, pointing the problems Afghanistan, the region and the world as a whole are facings due to shortage of water called it a serious challenge for world  community, added that Afghanistan is a country with the least water reservoirs.
He claimed shortage of water; air pollution and drought have caused climate changes in the country.
This high ranking Afghan official warned that with increase of population the problem of drinking water will further increase unless a world organ to be formed and the international community organizes their efforts for settling the problem.
The statements expressed in a time the warming of earth, climate changes and other related problems have seriously harmed most of the world countries particularly the developing countries.
A long side of global warming that has a role in drought and climate changes, there are other factors among them deforestation, misuses of underground waters, destruction of environment, non- standard expansion of cities and industries are the main factors  that cause shortage of water on the earth. Afghanistan has its own problems in that regard.
Misuse of underground waters, deforestation, lack of raining and good management of waters and destruction of environment are the main challenges the Afghan people suffer the most. Unfortunately the people and even the authorities do not know about the consequences of the problem and have not done effective work for settling it.
Water as a vital substance is the main factor for economic growth and public weal should be valued and properly managed it because as it mentioned earlier, water as vital substance for life plays essential role in safeguarding environment, economic growth and public tranquility.
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Maidan-Wardak (BNA) Two civilians were martyred in radis of Taliban group in Maidan-Wardak province and seven others have been injured.
The event occurred yesterday, while a group of Taliban stormed on bazaar of Maidan-Shaher capital of Maidan-Wardak.
Abdul Rahman Mangal spokesman for Maidan-Wardak told BNA, in the raids, two civilians were martyred and seven others have been injured.
Doctors in a medical center of Maidan-Wardak reported the health status of three injured of the event critical.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Farah (BNA) Two women were shot dead by a group of assailants in Farah province.
The women were targeted by shelling of invaders in Charborjak region and lost their lives on the way to hospital.
A security source of Farah told BNA, the victims of the event are members of a same family.
The reason behind the assassination is not clear yet.
Police started investigation in this regard.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Security and defense forces conducting joint clearing operations on insurgents hideouts in various parts of the country killed 28 armed oppositions and injured 23 others.
National defense ministry spokesman told BNA, the operations were launched with support of national army, air and artillery forces in Nangrhar, Ghazni, Maidan-Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The militants ambushed the vehicles convoy of Paktia governor as he was travelling in the vicinity of Logar province, the officials said.
The incident took place earlier today as the governor was on his way from capital Kabul to Paktia province, the provincial government media office said.
According to an official, a group of armed militants ambushed the convoy of the governor but the Afghan security forces and the security guards of Shamim Khan Katawazi responded effective to suppress the attack.
The statement further added that reports circulating on social media regarding the injuries inflicted on the governor during the attack are baseless and not true.
The provincial government also added that Mr. Katawazi is safe and has returned to his work.
The anti-government armed militants groups including Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.  Logar has been among the relatively calm provinces in central parts of the country but the security situation of the province has started to deteriorate recently.  The Taliban insurgents are active in some remote parts of the districts and often carry out insurgency activities against the Afghan forces and government officials.
 

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Kabul (BNA) General Murad Ali Murad was formally introduced as the new commander of Kabul Garrison Command on Saturday after having been dismissed as deputy interior minister for security last month.
Defense Minister Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami made the announcement at an event in Kabul on Saturday morning.
According to Bahrami, Murad has been appointed as the new commander of Kabul Garrison Command and as deputy defense minister for the security affairs of Kabul.
Murad takes over from acting commander Gen. Afzal Aman, who has led the garrison for the past year.
Aman took over after former Kabul garrison command chief Gul Nabi Ahmadzai was suspended on June 11 over the deteriorating security situation in Kabul more specifically the deadly truck bombing in the diplomatic zone that killed over 150 people.
 

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