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Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:20

Five Armed Oppositions Injured

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Five armed oppositions were injured in a clash with Afghan National Army.
National Defense Ministry press office reported to BNA, the Afghan national army launched a special operation for arresting of rebels and terrorists in the surrounding areas of Laghman province and Grish district of Helmand province as a result, five armed oppositions injured.
According to another report, in another operation in the relevant areas of Barmal district of Paktia province a mine, military equipment, ammunitions, weapons and a motorcycle of enemies seized by Afghan national army.
Meanwhile, defense ministry confirmed that three national army soldiers injured by mine explosions during three different incidents in the relevant areas of Ghormach, and Qaysar districts of Faryab province and Marjea district of Helmand province.
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:18

9 Armed Oppositions Arrested

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Nine armed oppositions were arrested in an operation by Afghan security forces. 
Interior ministry press office said BNA the security forces in the last 24 hours conducted 9 operations in which arrested 9 armed oppositions and killed two others. 
It is being said, 5 Kalashnikovs, 2 Dahshak machine guns, 25 anti-vehicle mines, 100 explosive devices, 492 kg of narcotic, and quantity of military equipment were seized by these forces. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:15

Taliban Commander Arrested In Shindand

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) A commander of Taliban with huge quantity of explosive devices was arrested in Shindand district. 
A security official of Herat said BNA reporter, Mullah Abdul Ghani  was arrested on charges of  terrorist and armed attacks in Gosha village of Shindand district and hundreds kg of explosive devices were seized from him. 
Meanwhile, the security officials of Shindand district discovered a quantity of explosive devices from Azizabad area part of Shindand-Herat. 
Explosion of the devices can to inflect more casualties. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:13

12 Projects Completed In Baghlan

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Pol-e-Khomri (BNA) With completion of 12 projects via national solidarity program in Baghlan province, necessary facilities have been provided for 2837 families in the Baghlan Markazi and Farang district. 
Engineer Shafiq Ahmad Alamyar head of rural rehabilitation and development department of Baghlan said to BNA, the projects consists of digging 52 deep wells, gaveling of 8 km road, construction of a social center, installation of an electric plant with the capacity of 14.7 kw power and construction of 19 bridges which were completed and came underutilization in the mentioned district at the total cost of more than 19300,000 Afghanis. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:08

Commentary / Taliban Lose The Ground

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) In recent days, terrorist attacks, including suicide attacks and roadside bomb explosions have increased in the country. By committing   such inhumane crimes and subversive activities in the wake of current developments, Taliban want to introduce themselves as a power to get more privileges.
BNA political commentator writes:
During the last two weeks, parts of the country including the capital have seen several terrorist incidents. Terrorist attack on National Directorate office in Kabul, attack on traffic police department, carrying suicide attacks in Kapisa and Ghazni provinces and finally, organizing roadside bomb explosions in Kandahar and Farrah provinces are indications of increasing terrorist activities in the country. As a result of these terrorist attacks, civilians, security forces especially police sustained heavy casualties.
Political experts believe, increase in such attacks is not accidental because, as we are witness, the terrorist in their barbaric terrorist attacks mostly targeted security forces especially police. The reason is that security forces including police have gotten security responsibilities in most parts of the country and getting ready for the fourth round of the process. So far police forces have the responsibility of ensuring peace and security in most parts of the country and contrary to insurgents expectations, Afghan security forces among them police are carrying their patriotic duties successfully.
The widespread presence of policemen in battle fields and driving back the armed oppositions to the margin, without doubt have caused the weakening of the moral of their militants and reaction. This hard situation has left no way for them but to cowardly carry out suicide and roadside bomb attacks
The interior ministry spokesman accepts that police had the highest figure of casualties in recent terrorist incidents. He argues that police forces by impacting fatal blows on insurgents in villages and rural areas have made them to leave the area and hide on mountains. Due to the awareness of security forces in recent years, especially the last two years the process of handing over security responsibilities from NATO led forces to Afghan security forces is underway, armed oppositions have never succeeded to occupy a single administrative unit, but became  more isolated and driven out from areas, previously were under their control.
The high spirit and qualification of Afghan security forces among them police and new political developments have weakened armed rebels and harassed their leaders and foreign supporters.
Therefore, they have accelerated explosions and suicide attacks in order to introduce themselves as a power in the process of political developments and use it as a means of propagation to achieve their evil goals. In brief, what the armed opposition is doing in present situation is their last effort for continuation of their political life.
What mentioned above proves that, Taliban designing such evil actions which cause casualties among policemen just want to introduce themselves as power.  
They should know that the new developments are not in to their interests. Now the people believe in peace efforts made by Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Taliban and other armed oppositions will be driven further to isolation and margin.
So it is for Taliban if consider themselves  as Afghans, should think wisely about the destiny of their people and country and stop the killing of people and destruction of the country and join the peace process, other way they will remain behind the peace caravan and their political death will be inevitable.      
 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The fourth round of entry test for universities and higher educational institutions was held in Kabul yesterday with the participation of graduates from 45 Kabul schools.
In the entry test, according to Bari Sediq the deputy to the ministry for higher education, 10,900 volunteers including 4700 girls attended.
The 5th and last round of university entry test of Kabul schools will be held next week and the result will be released by the end of Dalw or early Hoot this year.
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 07:05

Female Suicide Bomber Arrested In Ghazni

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Ghazni (BNA) Police have arrested a female suicide bomber in Ghzani province, a tribal elder Shir Khan Yusufzai of Andeer district said yesterday.
The suicide bomber, according to Yusufzai was attempting to target security forces had been arrested by police.
Meantime, a police officer Sayed Ali confirmed the arrest but did not furnish details.
A suicide bombing left several people dead and injured in Ghazni’s provincial capital of Ghazni city a couple of days ago.
 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The security forces carried a joint one-day security exercise in the Kabul city.
This joint security exercise of the security forces was implemented in order to adopt necessary preparedness of the security forces in combating the probable terrorist attacks, coordination among the security forces international forces, and improvement in operations during implementing their activities against terrorist attacks.
The exercise was carried under the supervision of Abdul Rehman Rehman senior deputy minister for security of interior ministry, Mohammad Ayub Salangi commander of 101 Asmayee zone of Kabul, in different parts of Kabul city.
The police forces 101 zone of Asmayee of Kabul, 111 division of the national army stationed in Kabul, the Special Forces unit of interior affairs ministry, police forces of public order, ISAF, air forces of defense ministry, and the special operational force units participated at the exercise.
The deputy minister of interior described the exercise as successful and said that the security forces as before showed their combat preparedness in thwarting the terrorist attacks.
He emphasized that the security forces of Afghanistan are getting better with each passing day for ensuring the security in the country and they are getting access to improved possibilities.
 

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 06:56

Iran To Assist Urban Development Ministry

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The minister for urban development Dr. Hasan Abdullahi in meeting with Iranian minister for water and power Majid Namju here yesterday sought Iran’s support in developing water network and solving the problem of sewerage system in Kabul.
The Iranian dignitary besides emphasizing for continuing cooperation with the ministry for urban development promised to invite concerned officials from the ministry to visit Iran and share the necessary experiences.
He also proposed formation of joint water distributing venture and solution of sewerage system in Kabul.
Minister Abdullahi stated that unplanned development of Kabul city and misusing underground water would cause serious problem which needs taking immediate step.
 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Indian ambassador to Afghanistan has said his country wants to see a strong and stable Afghanistan.
According to the press office of the interior ministry, in meeting with interior minister General Ghulam Mujtaba Patang here yesterday, the ambassador assured that India would use all facilities to make Afghanistan strong in the region.
For his part, General Patang expressed gratitude over Indian contribution to Afghanistan over the past years.