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Sunday, 24 March 2019 06:38

ISIS Underground Tunnel Discovered

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Jalalabad (BNA) An underground tunnel of ISIS was discovered in Nangarhar province.
Media’s office of Nangarhar with releasing a statement said, the ISIS used this tunnel to defeat the military and target them.
According to the statement, several heavy and light weapons, quantity of explosives were also seized from the tunnel.
It is said that, during the military strike, the ISIS fighters was not present.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 24 March 2019 06:36

49kgs of Drug Confiscated in Nimroz

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Zaranj (BNA) Police of Nimroz province discovered and defused 49kgs of drug in that province.
Abdul Rahimzai head of security command Dept. in Nimroz province told BNA, the officials of anti-narcotic of Nimroz commandment discovered and defused 49kgs of narcotic drug which wanted to smuggle it to Iran.
He added, police arrested two suspects in connection of the case, numerous of weapons were also seized from the detainees.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sharan (BNA) Twenty-four armed Taliban were killed in Paktika province last night.
Fazel Khoda Ibrahimkhail Thunder 203 army corps spokesman told BNA, the insurgents were killed in joint clearing operation of security forces with support of coalition forces in outskirt of Shahmardan, Neka and Barmal districts of that province.
He added, three other insurgents have been arrested, five motorbikes and numerous of weapons were demolished in the operation.
Another report says, the national army forces in the last 24 hours conducting joint clearing operations in various parts of the country killed 23 armed oppositions, wound 15 others.
The operations were launched in Kunar, Badghis, Farah, Balkh, Baghlan, Kunduz, Faryab and Helmand provinces
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Kandahar (BNA) Former member of the Parliament Obaidullah Barekzai was assassinated by unknown gunmen in Kandahar province yesterday.
The attackers fired on him in Kandahar province and ultimately managed to escape.
A security source of Kandahar province in a contact to BNA confirmed the assassination of the former member of PM said, efforts to recruit and arrest the perpetrators of this assassination are ongoing.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Kabul (BNA) The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for twin explosions in Lashkargah city, the provincial capital of Helmand province.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid issued a statement claiming that several high level government officials including deputy provincial governor, provincial intelligence chief, border forces commander, director of information and culture, director of agriculture and irrigation, and director of economy of Helmand were killed or wounded.
Mujahid went on to claim that the civilians were not hurt in the two explosions.
The Ministry of Interior officials have said at least 3 people have died and more than 30 others have sustained injuries in the explosions.
Provincial governor’s spokesman Omar Zwak said at least two peole have died and 21 others have sustained injuries in today’s twin explosions.
In the meantime, provincial public health officials are saying that two people including a civilian and a provincial official have died in the explosions.
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Deputy Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman met with a number of Afghan Migrants at the sideline of the Annual Meeting of Counter Narcotics Committee.
This meeting took place in a banquet held by the Afghan Embassy in Vienna.
Idrees Zaman talked about Afghanistan’s achievements in relation to counter narcotics and added, “Challenges on the way towards counter narcotics require regional and international efforts.”
Moreover, Idrees Zaman talked about negotiations with the Taliban, the Third Kabul Process Meeting, and holding of the Consultative Loya Jirga. He expressed his assurance that during the peace talks with the Taliban the achievements gained with the blood of Afghan martyrs over the past 18 years would not be compromised.
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in separate messages have condoled the martyrdom of former representative of Uruzgan people in parliament Obaidullah Barakzai, who was martyred in a terrorist attack in Kandahar.
“As a national and home-loving Afghan, Martyred Obaidullah Barakzai loved the country’s development, security and stability and besides representing his people in parliament, he always defended and supported rule of law and national interests. Unfortunately, Afghanistan lost one of its committed son,” the statements said.
In their messages, the country’s President and chief executive extended their deep condolence and sympathy to martyred Obaidullah Barakzai’s family, the people of Uruzgan, representatives of people in parliament and wished him paradise.
 

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in separate statements condemned terrorist attack on a ceremony marking Farmer Day in Helmand, extended condolence and sympathy to the victim families and instructed relevant officials for aid to martyrs families and treatment of those wounded in the incident.
“Terrorists, who are the enemies of the country’s bright future and development, are always attacking on civil installations, ceremonies, occasions and public sites to spread fear and terror, and to conceal their defeat in the battlefield,” the statements said.
The statements added that terrorists by attacking on the festival of farmer in Lashkargah, provincial capital of Helmand, martyred and wounded a number of our countrymen.
 

Saturday, 23 March 2019 08:56

Twin Blasts Jolted Lashkargah City Today

Saturday March 23, 2019

Lashkargah City (BNA) Twin blasts heard inside a ceremony held to celebrate farmers in Lashkargah city the provincial capital of Helmand province this morning.
The blast took place in Hamid Karzai’ sport stadium where former ceremony held.
Security source in Helmand told BNA correspondent, the blast have casualties, but the exact number is not clear yet.
Governor and several local officials of the province were present in the ceremony.
But, according to reports 3 people were killed and 30 others were injured following the twin blasts.
It has been said, Mohammad Khan Nasrat director of economy department of Helmand was among the dead and several local officials were among the injured of the blasts.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday March 23, 2019

Kabul (BNA) At least 58 anti-government militias were killed during joint military operation conducted by Afghan and coalition forces in northern Kunduz province.
Col. Mohammad Haneef Rezayee spokesman of 209 Shaheen army corps told BNA correspondent, the joint military operation have launched to annihilate armed oppositions and ensure peace and stability in insecure areas of Kunduz city and Gul Tepa district of the province, in which 58 terrorists including Pakistani and Tajikistani nationals were killed.
Several senior commanders of Taliban group were among the dead, Rezayee added.
Dozens villages have been cleared from being of Taliban fighters and the military operation ongoing in the mentioned areas.
Four Afghan national army soldiers were martyred and five others were wounded during the military operation, Rezayee concluded.
M.A.Ansari
 

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