23 March 2018

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Friday March 16, 2018
Jalalabad City (BNA) At least 30 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 in eastern Nangarhar province.
The ISIS loyalists targeted and killed in Koot, Acheen, Heska Mena and Roudat districts of the province.
A commander of Sylab army corps in the east of the country told BNA reporter, 30 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 three round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province.
The mines had been planted by terrorists in crowded areas of the province to target Afghan security forces and innocent civilians.
No one was arrested accused of the mines planting so far.
At the same time, two weapon storages belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel in Koot and Hesa Mena districts, Nangarhar province.
Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered from the storages.
The militants have used the storages in their terrorist and destructive activities, local officials said.

Friday March 16, 2018
Jalalabad City (BNA) Two smugglers along with a shipment of narcotic drug were arrested by Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province.
The smugglers wanted to smuggle 23 kg narcotic drug type of opium to Marko Bazar of Jalalabad-Torkham highway, which were arrested in relevant areas of Koz Kunar district of Nangarhar province.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor said BNA reporter, 23 kg narcotic drug type of opium have been discovered from the shipment.
The smugglers skillfully have placed the narcotic drug in a car and wanted to smuggle it to Marko Bazar, Khogyani added.

Friday March 9, 2018
Kabul (BNA) At least 9 people lost their lives and 18 others were injured following suicide attack occurred in Kabul city today.
According to BNA report, the incident took place at 11:10 am today close to Mossalai Abdul Ali Mazari, 6th precinct of Kabul city.
The explosion was happened when numerous governmental officials and a huge people were gathered for observing 23rd years death anniversary of Abdul Ali Mazari, a leader of the Shi'ite Hazara minority.
Gen. Mohammad Dawoud Amin acting police chief of Kabul says, the suicide attacker had plan to target people who gathering in the ceremony, but Afghan security forces identified him in first security belt, where the suicide attacker blown-up himself.
Nasrat Rahimi deputy spokesman for ministry of interior said that nine people including policemen were martyred and 18 others were injured.
The injured of the event have been shifted to Isteqlal hospital, according to reports the health conditions of two injuries are not satisfactory.
Within the last one week it was the second suicide attack took place in Kabul city, a person was martyred and several others were wounded due to a suicide attack occurred on last Friday in Qabulbay region, 9th precinct of Kabul city.


Friday March 9, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Salahuddin Rabbani minister of foreign affairs of Afghanistan met Denmark defense minister in Kabul the other day.
According to information of spokesman office of the ministry of foreign affairs to BNA, Rabbani appreciated sacrificed of Danish soldiers toward counter-terrorisms in Afghanistan, adding Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) bravely fighting against terrorisms and they will be succeeded in battlefields.
At the same time Danish defense minister expressed that his country is committed to fulfil their commitments regarding Afghanistan.

Friday March 9, 2018
Kandahar City (BNA) As many as 164 suspicious accused of criminal cases were arrested by Afghan security forces in various parts of southern Kandahar province within the last one week.
A police official in the south of the country told BNA reporter, the arrested people are accused in murders, robberies, narcotic drug smugglings and human trafficking.
The people were arrested during special operations and vehicles’ checking from different parts of Nangarhar province, Mashriqiwal added.


Friday March 9, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan accepted the credentials of the new non-resident ambassador of Switzerland to Afghanistan Thomas Kolly on Wednesday afternoon.
Based on information of Presidential Palace press office to BNA, Ambassador Kolly passed greetings of the Swiss government leadership to the President, affirming strengthening mutual cooperation between the two countries.
President Ghani congratulated Ambassador Kolly on his new posting and thanked the Government of Switzerland for its cooperation in various arenas to Afghanistan, particularly pledged in Brussels and Warsaw Conferences.
Highlighting that Switzerland possesses useful experiences in terms of vocational education, President said that Afghanistan is interested in benefiting from those experiences as the Afghan vocational education system is modeled on the Swiss pattern. President Ghani wished ambassador Kolly success in his new mission.
On behalf of the Government and people of Switzerland, Ambassador Kolly reaffirmed the commitment that Switzerland continues to support the people and Government of Afghanistan. He said that Switzerland stands ready to provide cooperation to the Afghan Government on technical vocation.

Friday, 09 March 2018 20:20

Unknown Gunmen Gunned Down Two Prayers

Friday March 9, 2018
Ghazni City (BNA) Two prayers have died by unidentified gunmen in central Ghazni province yesterday.
According to BNA local correspondent report, unknown gunmen entered in a mosque in Sayed Wali village, Qara Bagh district of the province and pull out two prayers from the mosque, then shooting them publically.
Security organs and local officials said nothing about the incident so far.

Friday March 9, 2018
Taliqan City (BNA) At least 10 local police personnel and 7 Afghan National Army soldiers were martyred and several others were injured following Taliban ambush in northern Takhar province last night.
Abdul Khalil Aseer spokesman of police headquarters in Takhar told BNA reporter, the incident took place, while the security personnel were faced with ambush of Taliban militants in Pul Momin region located between Khawaja Ghar and Durqad districts of Takhar province.
Local police officers were going to the area for repulsing Taliban group attack on Afghan National Army’s checkpoint, which were faced with Taliban ambush.

Friday March 2, 2018
Jalalabad City (BNA) Afghan National Army troops have been discovered and seized 40000 bullets of heavy and light weapons from eastern Nangarhar province.
Shir Aqa Faqiri spokesman of 201 Sylab army corps told BNA reporter, a person wanted to transfer a truck packed with bullets from Ghani Khail district of Nangarhar province to unknown area.
The truck have been discovered from Farsh Aab region, Ghani Khail district of the province.


Friday March 2, 2018
Shaberghan City (BNA) At least 27 ISIS supporters including several foreign citizens were killed following suicide vests explosions in northern Jawzjan province.
Amanullah acting police chief of Darzab district of Jawzjan told BNA correspondent, the ISIS adherents were killed due to suicide vests explosions in vicinity of Darzab district, Jawzjan province.
10 Uzbekistani rebels, 6 Tajikistani militants and 2 Frances insurgents were among the dead, Amanullah added.
The ISIS fighters were gathered to carry out suicide attacks in different parts of Jawzjan province, Amanullah concluded.

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