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Wednesday, 16 May 2018 06:17

Commander of Local Police Martyred

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) A commander of local police was martyred following sticky mine blast in central Logar province.
Shah Poor Ahmadzai spokesman of police chief in Logar told BNA correspondent, Zabihullah a commander of local police was martyred, when a sticky mine that already placed on his car exploded in Chawk Traffic, Pul-e-Alam city the provincial capital of the province.
A bodyguard of Zabihullah was injured during the blast too, Ahmadzai added.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) At least 20 armed oppositions were killed during a military operation led by foreign troops in Urozgan province.
The militants have been targeted and killed in relevant areas of Khas Urozgan district of the province yesterday.
Commander of Atal army corps in the south of the country told BNA reporter, 20 terrorists were killed and their several hideouts have been destroyed during the military operation.
Local residents say, Taliban militants targeted via air and ground during the operation.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and defusing 8 round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent a series of deadly incidents in Urozgan province.
No individual or group has commented regarding the mine planting so far, but local officials claimed that Taliban militants are responsible for the mine planting.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Over 23 supporters of ISIS terrorist group killed during latest attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in vicinity of eastern Nangarhar province.
The terrorists have been targeted and killed in various parts of Deh Bala, Roudat, Heska Mena and Koot districts of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA correspondent, air and ground raids carried out by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in different parts of the mentioned districts, in which 23 ISIS adherents were killed and their several hideouts along with some military equipment have been destroyed too.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating 5 round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast in Nangarhar province.
Also during this period, a weapon storages belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security troops in relevant areas of Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province.
Several heavy and light weapons have been seized from the storage.
Local officials in the province claimed that ISIS members used the weapon storage in their terrorist and destructive activities.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) the national army forces conducting clearing operations in Faryab, Baghlan, Ghazni and Kunar provinces.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, in the operations 79 insurgents were killed and number of others have been injured and numerous of heavy and light weapons were also seized.
Likewise, quantity of weapons and ammunition were seized and several regions have been cleared from insurgents in some districts of the provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Maimana (BNA) 23 armed Taliban rebels were killed in Khwaja Sabzposh District, Faryab province last night.
Mohammad Hanif Rezaee spokesman of Shaheen 209 army corps told BNA, the insurgents have been killed in a conflict by security forces in the mentioned district.
Rezaee added, 18 other insurgents have been wounded in the clash as well.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Maimana (BNA) Police of Faryab province rescued a person from grip of kidnappers last night.
According to BNA report, Colonel Nabi Jan Mullakhail police chief of Faryab in a press conference said that a person who was abducted by kidnappers last night, was released as efforts of police forces from first zone police of Maimana city.
According to police chief of Faryab, two persons have been detained in connection of the case.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Acting minister of foreign affairs Salahuddin Rabbani met yesterday with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) newly-appointed chief for Afghanistan.
In the meeting, acting minister of foreign affairs while praising the ICRC for its humanitarian aids to the people of Afghanistan in past four decades promised MoFA relevant section would spare no cooperation with the committee in providing facilities to the committee’s programs in Afghanistan.
Afterwards, the ICRC newly-appointed chief to Afghanistan considered relations and cooperation of the Afghan government’s institutions with ICRC as unprecedented and appreciable and assured of the committee’s continued humanitarian aids to the people of Afghanistan.
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in the conference of water management called the role of women very effective in water management and said Afghanistan is feared to face shortage of water in the next 10 years, said a statement from his office Tuesday.  The CE praised the role of women too effective in building different parts of the society and they should be given more opportunity, particularly in the water resources management.
“Afghanistan would face critical shortage of water in ten years and the water should be reserved and needed cooperation should made in this field,” said the CE. Meanwhile Sayeda Muzhgan Mustafavi, the deputy minister of information and culture in administrative and financial affairs spoke about the issue in the conference as saying that underground waters have dried by 20 meters and is critically polluted. She said a plan should be provided by the university lecturers on how women, who are mostly consuming water, could take the water resources management, as well as the ministry of rural rehabilitation could play its role in this field and provide awareness for women in the villages’ local areas.
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with a number of the country’s ulema who recently visited Indonesia, said that Indonesia is a great Islamic country and the eastern country could play key role in Afghanistan peace talks, a statement said Tuesday.
Discussing the issue of Afghan peace talks with the Afghan ulema delegation recently visited Indonesia, Mawlavi Qeyamuddin Kashaf and Mawlavi Attaullah Lodin spoke about the achievements of their journey and called it successful for the country’ peace efforts, said the statement from The Presidential Palace. They thanked the president for his support to and preparation of the ground for the visit that had focused on discussion of the peace issue with the Indonesian religious scholars, according to the statement. “The meeting [Peace Conference with Indonesian religious scholars] is the start of a series of conferences, which should be continued at the high level with the world and regional Islamic countries,” said the president as quoted by the statement. The president said the possession and initiation of peace in this field was owned by the Afghans, the statement added. He said the his government main goal was restoration of peace in the country, and would never withdraw from it and added that with the trilateral meeting of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia ulema, the process was going on to a positive way and the process should be continued in the future.
 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has accepted credentials of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s ambassador and envoy to Afghanistan in a ceremony at Arg.
After the ceremony held yesterday, both sides discussed and exchanged views related to supports of OIC from Afghanistan in particular peace process, religious ulema’s conference in Indonesia and other mutual interested issues.  The country’s President considered the position and role of OIC as valuable among the Islamic countries and peace process led by the Afghan government and stressed on expansion of Afghanistan relations and OIC.
 

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