22 April 2018

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Friday April 20, 2018
Kabul (BNA) At least 5 commuters have died and seven others were injured following road accident in southern Helmand province yesterday.
The incident was happened when a car veered off the road and overturned in Lashkargah city the provincial capital of Helmand province.
Sahib Dad Ghafouri district governor of Doshi told BNA reporter, the incident took place, while a 404 bus smashed with a fuel tanker in Qaramat region, Doshi district of Baghlan province.
Dr. Jawed Sadiqi in Pul-e-Khumri provincial hospital claimed that the health condition of an injured is not critical.
High speed and road narrow are the main reasons behind the incident.
T/M.A.Ansari

 

Friday April 20, 2018
Kabul (BNA) About 8 anti-government militias were killed following air attacks carried out by Afghan air forces in western Ghor province yesterday.
A senior commander of Afghan National Army in the west of the country told BNA reporter, 8 militants were killed and their several hideouts have been destroyed in the raids.
It has been said, there were no damages suffered to civilians following air attacks.
According to another report, Afghan security forces succeeded to discover a weapon storage belonging Taliban militants in Ghor province.
Heavy and light weapons, mines and sticky bombs have been seized from the storage, police official says.
No one was arrested accused of the case.
T/M.A.Ansari 

Friday April 20, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Hundreds acres of lands have been cleared from poppy cultivation in eastern Nangarhar province.
The poppy cultivated farms eradicated in relevant areas of Dara Noor, Bati Koot, Sarkh Roaud, Khogyani and Roaudat districts of the province.
Ataullah Khogyani provincial spokesman for Nangarhar told BNA reporter, within the last 2 days about 1000 jeribs of lands have been clean-up from poppy cultivation.
Local officials from departments of agriculture, irrigation and livestock and counter-narcotic drug are cooperating with Afghan security forces in this campaign.
T/M.A.Ansari

Friday April 20, 2018
Kabul (BNA) More than 18 anti-government militias were killed and 18 others were wounded during joint military operations conducted by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of National Defense press office stated BNA, the operations carried out by support of Afghan air and artillery forces to suppress armed oppositions, ensure security and stability and protect the lives and properties of local residents in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kunar, Kapisa, Logar, Paktia, Urozgan, Zabul, Faryab, Balkh, Herat, Khost, Takhar, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and military equipment belonging the terrorists have been seized by ANDSF during the operations, the source added.
It is mentionable that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are trying to annihilate armed insurgents by launching military operations in different parts of the country.
T/M.A.Ansari

 

Friday April 20, 2018
Kabul (BNA) As many as 30 members of ISIS terrorist group were killed by Afghan Special Forces in vicinity of eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The terrorists have been targeted and killed in various parts of Acheen, Koot, Deh Bala and Door Baba 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 Special Forces in different parts of the mentioned districts, in which 30 ISIS adherents were killed and their hideouts along with some military equipment have been destroyed.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating 3 round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast incidents in Nangarhar province.
Also during this period, a weapon storage 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 weapon storage.
Local officials in the province claimed that ISIS members used the weapon storage in terrorist and destructive activities.
T/M.A.Ansari

Friday April 13, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Taliban militants launched a massive group attack on a security checkpoint in Herat province last night. According to reports, the security checkpoint located in Shindand district, of the province, which 10 Afghan security forces lost their lives following the attack. Jilani Farhad spokesman of Herat governor told BNA reporter, 10 Afghan security forces were martyred, 15 armed oppositions were killed and 22 other rebels were injured in the attack. Now, the security checkpoint is under the control of Afghan security forces. According to another report, a commander of public order police lost his life due to mine explosion in Herat province. T/M.A.Ansari
Friday April 13, 2018 Kabul (BNA) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with Afghan Defence Minister Lt General Tariq Shah Bahramee during which he apprised her about Afghanistan's internal reconciliation process and efforts to combat cross border terrorism. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Bahramee shared his assessment of Afghan government's recent initiatives for internal reconciliation, and efforts to combat terrorism, which receives support from safe havens and sanctuaries beyond Afghanistan, an oblique reference to Pakistan. It said that the Afghan Defense Minister also "highlighted" that the Afghan people and the government would like India to continue to play a "greater role" in the country. Bahramee also talked about efforts being made by Kabul to combat the menace of opium cultivation and drugs trafficking that funds terror against the people of Afghanistan, the ministry said in a statement. "Afghanistan deeply appreciated the positive and constructive support extended by India for economic development and reconstruction in Afghanistan and to the Afghan National Defense and Security forces," the MEA said. Swaraj appreciated the courage with which the Afghan forces were defending their country and making supreme sacrifices, the ministry said. "She conveyed India's support for the efforts of the government and the people of Afghanistan for building a peaceful, secure, stable, united, inclusive and prosperous nation. India remains committed to its New Development Partnership according to the priorities of Afghanistan," the MEA said. India last year had announced that it would implement 116 development projects in Afghanistan under the 'New Development Partnership'. The Afghan Defense Minister is visiting India for the DefEXPO 2018 which is underway near Chennai. Newindianexpress Ansari
Friday April 13, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Three narcotic drug smugglers including two women were arrested by Afghan security personnel in northern Takhar province. The smugglers wanted to transfer 7 kg narcotic drug type of heroin from Badakhashan province to Takhar, which were arrested along with the narcotic drug from relevant areas of Taliqan city the provincial capital of Takhar province. Abdul Khalil Aseer spokesman of police chief in Takhar said BNA correspondent, the smugglers skillfully were placed the narcotic drug in a corolla car. The arrested smugglers in their primary investigation confessed to that they were involved in several cases of narcotic drug trafficking. T/M.A.Ansari
Friday April 13, 2018 Kabul (BNA) More than 35 anti-government militias were killed and 8 wounded during joint military operations conducted by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) within the last 24 hours across the country. Ministry of National Defense press office stated BNA, the operations carried out by support of Afghan air and artillery forces to suppress armed oppositions, ensure security and stability and protect the lives and properties of local residents in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Kunar, Kapisa, Logar, Paktika, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Farah, Faryab, Kunduz and Helmand provinces. Also, 9 hideouts of terrorists have been destroyed and a vehicle belonging the militants annihilated. Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and military equipment belonging the terrorists have been seized by ANDSF during the operations, the source added. It is mentionable that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are trying to annihilate armed insurgents by launching military operations in different parts of the country. T/M.A.Ansari
Friday April 13, 2018 Kabul (BNA) As many as 20 loyalists of Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during latest air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces (ASF) in eastern Nangarhar province. The militants have been targeted and killed in various parts of Haska Mena, Koot and Roudat districts of the province. A commander of Sylab army corps in the east of the country told BNA reporter, 20 ISIS fighters were killed following the raids. Several hideouts of the terrorist groups along with its military equipment have been destroyed during the attacks, the source added. According to another report, Afghan security personnel by discovering and defusing four round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province. At the same time, a weapon storage belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel in Nangarhar province. Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered from the storage. The militants have used the storage in their terrorist and destructive activities, local officials said. T/M.A.Ansari
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