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Thursday, 09 July 2020 03:12

Taliban Skilled Miners Killed in Faryab

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Maimana (BNA) One of the Taliban's skilled miners was killed in explosion of a mine in Faryab yesterday.
Mohammad Hanef Rezaee Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, Ismael a Taliban skilled miners has been killed in a landmine explosion which was transfer from Ghormach district to Qaisar.
Rezaei added that two of his companions were also injured in the blast.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Eight Taliban terrorist group were killed by Afghan security forces air strike in Khogyani District, Nangarhar.
National defense ministry press office told BNA, the Afghan air forces targeted hideouts of the terrorist in Ibrahimkhail village, of the mentioned district.
Eight insurgents were killed and two others have been wounded in the strike.
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Thursday, 09 July 2020 03:04

Taliban Insurgents Killed in Khost Clash

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Khost (BNA) Three Taliban insurgents were killed by security forces clash in Khost yesterday.
Amal Momand acting spokesman of Thunder 203 army corps press office told BNA, the insurgents were killed in a clash by security forces in outskirt of Mosikhail District.
In the event six other insurgents have been injured, Momand added.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
KABUL(BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani traveled to central Kapisa province yesterday morning and reviewed the provincial security situation as well as addressed a gathering in Mahmood Raqi, the provincial capital, a statement from the presidential press office said.
The president was accompanied by first Vice President Amrullah Saleh, National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib, IDLG head and a number of government officials, the statement added. Chairing a security meeting, the president reviewed the provincial security situation and instructed the officials to do more for improving the security in the province.
Meanwhile addressing a gathering attended by provincial representative and residents, the president said: “Attracting the Taliban to the system is our duty because peace should not be a reason for increase of violence and conflict.” Regarding security situation of the country, the president directed his first deputy, Amrullah Saleh, to device a security plan. Under the security plan, Saleh would work with security officials in 34 provinces to develop a clear and practical vision for improving security situation in two weeks, elaborated president Ghani. President Ghani stressed the need for women’s empowerment
. He said Saleh and other representatives and influential figures of the province should take decisions for reforms. Addressing the gathering, Saleh said he, the president and the government would fulfill all promises they had had made during election campaigns with people of Kapisa. He added they would start implementation of the promises from building hospital in Kapisa.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported 210 new positive cases in the past 24 hours out of 591 tests.
The ministry also reported 17 deaths due to COVID-19 over the last 24 hours while 549 others have recovered. With this, the total known COVID-19 cases in the country reached 33,594, the total deaths reached 937 and the total number of recoveries is at 20,700. Meanwhile, the number of known active cases of COVID-19 in the country is 11,957 and, so far, 77,501 samples have been tested, according to data by the Ministry. Kabul was on the top of the list with 141 new cases followed by Takhar with 14 cases and Paktia with 12.
The recoveries were reported in Kandahar (4), Balkh (10), Nangarhar (1), Baghlan (2), Logar (2), Kunduz (9), Nimruz (3), Badakhshan (7), Parwan (2), Kunar (1), Panjshir (1) and Kapisa (1). The deaths were reported in Kabul (16) and Herat (1).
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has received a new contribution of US$ 49 million from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance towards programs that help meet the food and nutrition needs of vulnerable communities in the country.
“Providing food assistance to the most vulnerable families during these uncertain times is important,” said Peter Natiello, Mission Director for USAID Afghanistan. “
USAID is pleased to partner with WFP to help communities become more resilient to the current needs.” With this new contribution, WFP will provide assistance – through food distribution and cash-based transfers - to nearly 1 million people, including communities affected by conflict and natural hazards, as well as malnourished children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, and people participating in risk reduction activities.
“This contribution comes at a critical time when an estimated 4 million people are facing severe food shortage across the country,” said Robert Kasca, WFP Afghanistan Deputy Country Director and Officer-in-Charge.
“We are grateful for this funding and the steadfast support the United States Government has provided to us over the years.
The lives of hundreds of thousands of people will be protected thanks to the generosity and solidarity of the American people.”
Part of the contribution will go towards strengthening WFP’s fleet capacity to deliver food to remote areas, and the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) operated by WFP on behalf of the international community in Afghanistan. Before COVID-19, WFP’s plan was to reach 7.2 million people through our country operations; but now, an additional 3 million people are in need of our support as a result of the pandemic.
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Thursday, July 9, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MoRRD) on Wednesday announced launching construction work on 259 projects worth more than 723 million Afghanis in 29 provinces.
In a statement, the MoRRD said contracts of the projects have been signed between Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister Mujib Rahman Karimi with relevant development councils yesterday. According to the statement, the projects would be implemented in Uruzgan, Badakhshan, Bamyan, Baghlan, Balk, Parwan, Paktia, Paktika, Takhar, Jawzjan, Khost, Daikundi, Zabul, Samangan, Sar-i-Pul, Ghazni, Ghor, Faryab, Kabul, Kapisa, Kunar, Kandahar, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Nangarhar, Nuristan, Herat and Helmand provinces. According to Karimi, the projects included 148 water supply schemes, 127 wells, nearly 100 water dam, seven healthcare facilities and 4.250 meters’ canal.
He added the projects would benefit 374,000 individuals.
The minister said some projects were being implemented from the national budget and some with the aid of the United Nations International Children Fund (UNECEF).
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Kabul (BNA)  The construction work of an irrigational canal and a protective wall was completed by national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Sar-e-Pul province.
Feraidon Azhand spokesman of rural rehabilitation and development told BNA correspondent, the construction of a protective wall and an irrigation canal, 606 meters long, was completed in the village of Dimeh Gheshlaq in the center of Sar-e-Pul.
One million eight hundred thousand Afghanis have been spent on the construction of these two projects, and one hundred and eighty-eight of the family have benefited from it, and the irrigation field of five hundred acres of agricultural land has also been eroded Azhand added.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Several development projects were put into exploitation in Nangarhar.
These projects include the construction, bitumen and concreting of side roads, solar power plants and classrooms for a number of schools.
Nangarhar's media office said in a statement that it had implemented the projects at a cost of tens of millions of Afghanis in the Citizenship Pact program in parts of Jalalabad and a number of districts.
Using these projects, thousands of Nangarhar citizens have achieved greater social welfare.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA)   A police officer of Nangarhar with two of his guards were lost his life in explosion of a bomb in Kozkunar District, Nangarhar yesterday.
A convey of police officer was targeted a bomb blast in the mentioned district.
Police official of Nangarhar told BNA , a police officer with his two guards were lost their lives and five others have been injured in the blast.
Two militaries were also among the injured.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the bombing.
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