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Sunday January 13, 2019

Kabul (Xinhua) The death toll in a coal mine roof collapse in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has risen to 21, as rescuers found another two trapped miners dead Sunday morning.
The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lijiagou coal mine of the Baiji Mining Co. Ltd. in the city of Shenmu.
At that time, 87 people were working underground. Sixty-six of them were lifted to safety after the accident. An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
 

Sunday January 13, 2019

Kabul (Xinhua) At least six people, including an assailant, were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked a police station in Herat city, capital of western Afghan province of Herat overnight, provincial government spokesman said Sunday.
The incident occurred late Saturday night after at least three gunmen stormed the main police station in Pul-e-Rangina locality of Police District 6 of the city, spokesman Jailani Farhad told Xinhua.
Those among the killed were three police officers, two civilians, including a child and one of the attackers, he added.
Three police personnel responding to the attack were also wounded and Special Operations Forces also defused a car bomb left beyond by the attackers.
Two attackers fled the scene as they failed to enter the building's perimeter, he said.
The Taliban militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Over the past a few months, Afghanistan has witnessed waves of terror attacks by the Islamic State (IS) outfit and Taliban insurgents.
On Dec. 24, 47 government employees and visitors were killed and 27 others wounded after five gunmen attacked two government offices in Afghan capital city of Kabul.
 

Sunday January 13, 2019

Kabul (Xinhua) Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel arrested three suspected terrorists and destroyed a huge cache of weapons in eastern province of Logar, the country's Defense Ministry said Sunday.
"An ANA's Special Operations Forces' unit supported by Afghan Air Force launched an operation in Azra district of Logar province. As a result, three suspected terrorists were arrested and a huge cache of weapons was safely destroyed," the ministry said in a statement, without disclosing the time of the operation.
The army personnel have established a cordon to keep secure the scenes where the weapons cache was located.
Among huge quantity of arms and ammunition destroyed were 50,000 kg of ammonium nitrate which has been used in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs, one artillery gun, two heavy machine guns, 13 boxes of heavy machine gun bullets, 10 rounds of artillery gun shells.
Two vehicles and 53,000 kg of hashish were also destroyed following the raid.
The national army remains committed to secure communities and works diligently to provide security for Afghans across the country, the ministry noted.
 

Sunday January 13, 2019

Kabul (BNA) A senior commander of Taliban terrorist group along with his 20 men were killed during a military operation in northern Faryab province last night.
Karim Yurush spokesman of police headquarters in Faryab told BNA correspondent, the military operation has launched by support of Coalition Forces to annihilate armed oppositions in vicinity of Khawaja Sabs Posh district of the province, in which Qari Tajuddin a top commander of Taliban along with his 20 men were killed, 14 rebels injured and seven others were arrested.
Also, a hideout belonged the terrorists had been destroyed and 20 motorcycles and some weapons have been demolished during the military operation, the source added.
M.A.Ansari

Sunday, 13 January 2019 11:48

Insurgents Killed By ASF Operation

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Farah (BNA) Eight armed insurgents were killed in an Afghan Security Forces operation in Farah province last night.
Security source of Farah told BNA correspondent, a number of Taliban commanders had gathered for terrorist conspiracy in Shewan village, Balabalok district, Farah province, targeted by Afghan security forces.
Numerous of heavy and light weapons were also seized in the operation.
According to another report, four roadside mines were discovered and neutralized in Balabalok district, Farah province.
Likewise, narcotic production factory with 500 kg of narcotic drug have been demolished in the operation.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 13 January 2019 11:46

ISIS and Taliban Associated Groups Killed

Sunday, January 13, 2019
Jalalabad (BNA) 14 ISIS and Taliban associated groups were killed in Nangarhar province last night.
The fighters were targeted in parts of Achen, Dehbala and Ghanikhail districts.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, the fighters were suppressed by security forces while terrorist and destructive activities.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Aibak (BNA) Three men were lost their lives in Traffic accident in Samangan province.
Mohammad Ibrahim Yazdan Parast an official of Samangan security command told BNA, the event occurred in Samangan-Balkh highway while a vehicle crash with a truck in Kotal-e-Delakhki region, which caused martyred of three men.
A traffic official called the reason behind the incident more speed of drivers.
The truck driver has escaped and police are pursuing him.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 13 January 2019 05:45

Taliban Killed in ASF Raid

Sunday, January 13, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Seven armed Taliban were killed in Kandahar province last night.
Zeya Dorani spokesman for Kandahar security directorate told BNA, the insurgents were killed while they stormed on police checkpoint in Robat area, Spenboldak district.
He added, six insurgents were also injured in the raid.
Five policemen were martyred and two others have been hurt in the event.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 13 January 2019 05:44

Suspects Detained in Logar

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Pul-e-Alam (BNA) Five suspects have been detained in Logar province last night.
Shahpor Ahmadzai spokesman for Logar security command told BNA, the suspects were detained in a clearing operation of national police and national security forces from Ibrahimkhail village, Pul-e-Alalm city.
Ahmadzai added two vehicles a Kalashnikov have been seized from the detainees.
T. Yarzada
 

Sunday, 13 January 2019 05:42

Taliban Rebels Killed in Jawzjan Battle

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Sheberghan (BNA) Ten armed Taliban were killed in a conflict by police forces in Jawzjan province last night.
Security source of Jawzjan told BNA, the conflict occurred while a group of Taliban stormed on police checkpoints, which were faced with sever resistance of security forces, in which 10 armed rebels were killed and eight others have been hurt.
The source added, six local policemen were also martyred in the conflict.
It is mentionable that other rebels were fled the site, numerous of their hand weapons with a motorbike were also seized by police forces.
T. Yarzada
 

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