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Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The national police personnel have started measures for arresting of narcotic sellers in Kabul province. 
According to interior ministry press office, a campaign for arresting of addicts persons and narcotic sellers stared in Kabul and still continues. 
According to the source, 31 narcotic sellers have been identified and 2 narcotic sellers were captured, more than 3 Kg of heroin, 2,500 Kg of opium, 50,400 Kg of hashish, 1087 bottle of alcoholic beverages, 13 sets of mobiles, a pistol, and 100 dollars were seized from the suspects. 
It is said that a coordinated program for collection of addicted people have been started and it has plan to make a proper palace for them to be under treatment. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, 20 January 2012 11:46

Blast Kills Head Of NSD In Helmand

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Head of National Security Directorate and member of social council of Nadali district of Helmand province was killed in a bomb blast yesterday. 
This event occurred near the house of Wali Mohammad head of national security directorate of Nadali district. 
According to reports, the bomb was placed near the house of Wali Mohammad head of national security and exploded while he came out from his house with a number of local elders. 
Daud Ahmadi spokesperson for Helmand governor said to this news agency, in this event, at least two of his accomplices were killed and one other has been injured.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, 20 January 2012 11:43

Narcotic Seized In Nimrooz

Friday, January 20, 2012
Zaranj, (BNA) Police of Nimrooz province have seized a quantity of narcotic in that province today. 
Mosa Rasooli, police chief of Nimrooz province said to this news agency, 1500 Kg of opium and 97 Kg of heroin which were placed in two vehicles were seized by police from Khas district of that province. 
According to him, 4 passengers of these vehicles were captured in connection of the case and are under custody. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hamid Karzai President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan severely condemned terrorist attack near Kandahar Airport in which a huge number of our innocent compatriots were killed and injured. 
According to governor office of Kandahar, a suicide bomber in a corolla car full of explosive materials blew himself up near Kandahar International Airport in which 7 innocent compatriots including two children were martyred and 8 others including a woman and two children were injured. 
According to presidential press office to BNA, Hamid Karzai called killing of women and innocent children a barbaric action against Islamic culture and asked Taliban to desist from killing of women and children and other innocent people. 
President Karzai expressed his deep sorrow to the victims of the incident and hoped good health for injured of this event. 
Translated by Suraya-yarzada
 

Friday, 20 January 2012 11:32

40 New Schools Inaugurated In Maidan-Wardak

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Forty new schools have been inaugurated in Maidan-Wardak yesterday.
These schools have been constructed with the assistance of World Bank (WB) and PRT of Turkish at the cost of $ 2 million. 
Fazlulrahman Tariq education head of Maidan-Wardak province said that with construction of these schools, approximately, for 20,000 students educational facilities were provided. 
According to him, each school has 6 to 8 classrooms and other educational facilities. 
In the inaugural ceremony of these schools, Farooq Wardak Minister of Education said with financial cooperation of World Society we try to solve shortages of classroom in the schools. 
He pledged to build 100 new schools in Maidan-Wardak province within next two years.  
Meanwhile, Mohammad Halim Fedai governor of Maidan Wardak called construction of these schools a useful achievement in extension of education in that province and asked education authorities to accelerate construction of new school.   Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Nine Afghan National Army soldiers wounded during operations with the armed insurgents in the provinces of the country. 
National defense ministry press office said to this news agency, these soldiers were wounded during operations with the armed insurgents in Logar, Khost and Helmand provinces. 
In these operations, 2 Kalashnikovs and 8 mines were seized by these forces in Kandahar, Farah and Helmand province. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Hazrat Mir a local commander of armed Taliban with 29 of his followers giving up violence and jointed peace process in Laghman province yesterday. 
Commander Hazrat Mir with his followers had activity against the government in the outskirts of Doulatshah district. 
According to BNA, this commander surrendered 24 of his heavy and light arms to the local officials of that province. 
These armed Taliban in their joining ceremony to peace process said that they will take part in ensuring of peace and reconstruction of country in that province. 
Mohammad Iqbal Azizi governor of Laghman appreciated this action of Taliban and requested their cooperation with the government in ensuring of peace and reconstruction of country.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, 20 January 2012 11:12

Will wait for Pak to reassess ties: US

Friday 20 Junuary

Kabul (BNA)

US special envoy for Afghanistan Pakistan and Marc Grossman said on Friday that the US would wait till Pakistan reassessed and re-evaluated the relationship between the two countries.

Grossman added the US was willing for dialogue at “any time, any point” when Pakistan was ready to reengage.

Grossman met with India Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and speaking to the media afterwards said the US supported the civilian government and democracy in Pakistan.

On the current confrontation in Pakistan, he said the US supports the civilian government and democracy in Pakistan.

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Seven civilians were martyred and 8 others wounded in a suicide attack in Kandahar province yesterday. 
This event occurred yesterday noon near airport of Kandahar city. 
Officials of that province said that a suicide attacker using a car full of explosive materials targeted a caravan of NATO forces which was passing from the area. 
Zalmai Ayoobi spokesperson for Kandahar governor said to BNA, in this event, seven civilians including two children were martyred and 8 others including two children and a woman were wounded. 
According to Ayoobi, NATO forces had no casualties in this event. 
According to the reports, in this event, six vehicles of NATO forces have been destroyed. 
Some Medias reported killing and injuring of a number of Afghan forces in this event as well.  Translated by Suraya-Yarzada

Friday, January 20, 2012
Kabul (BNA) 10 civilians and three policemen were martyred and at least 20 others were wounded in a suicide attack in Helmand province yesterday. 
This even occurred in Naw bazaar, Kajaki district.
According to reports, a suicide bomber in a motorbike blew himself up in a crowded bazaar. 
Daud Ahmadi spokesperson for Helmand governor said to BNA, in this event, 13 civilians including 3 policemen were martyred and 20 others were wounded. 
According to Daud Ahmadi, among the injured persons a number of policemen are included. 
Doctors of the central hospital of Helmand province called health condition of five civilians critical. 
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada