22 July 2018

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Friday June 29, 2018 Kabul (BNA) At least 20 armed oppositions have killed, 19 injured and 5 others along with their hand weapons were arrested during joint military operations led by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in different parts of the country. Ministry of national defense press office stated BNA, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces by observing ceasefire launched the joint military operations to defend the lives and properties of people in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Ghazni, Badghis, Faryab, Kunduz, Takhar and Helmand provinces. Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered and sized during the operations as well, the source added. M.A.Ansari

Friday June 29, 2018 Charikar City (BNA) As many as 5 anti-government militias were killed during clashes with Afghan security forces in central Parwan province late yesterday. The Taliban fighters were killed, while they carried out attack on Afghan security forces’ checkpoint in Siahgard district, Parwan province. A security source in Parwan told BNA reporter, five Taliban militants were killed during the attack. The militants have been targeted and killed when they stormed on security shell in relevant areas of Siahgard district of the province. Civilians and Afghan security forces didn’t damaged following the attacks. M.A.Ansari

Friday June 29, 2018 Paroon City (BNA) At least 9 foreign ISIS fighters were during following air raid in eastern Nooristan province last night. The militants have been targeted and killed in their hideouts in Want Waigal district of the province. A senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country said BNA correspondent, nine foreign ISIS loyalist were killed and several others were wounded during the air attack. The ISIS militants were involved on organizing a series of terrorist activities, which targeted and killed, the source added. It has been said, there were no damages on civilians parts following the attack. M.A.Ansari

Friday June 29, 2018 Jalalabad City (BNA) Recently clashes have been erupted between Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) and Taliban terrorist groups in eastern Nangarhar province yesterday. The clashes took place between the two terrorist groups in vicinity of Chapa Dara district of the province. Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, during the clashes 8 ISIS loyalists and Taliban militants have been killed and 14 others were wounded. During the last year, deadly incidents occurred between the ISIS and Taliban terrorist groups in various parts of the country, in which hundreds terrorists from both sides were killed and wounded. According to reports, the militants stormed on each other houses and set on fire the houses. M.A.Ansari

Friday June 29, 2018 Jalalabad City (BNA) A Pakistani Taliban commander along with his 5 men were killed during conflicts with Afghan border forces in eastern Nangarhar province. The militants have been targeted and killed when they stormed on Afghan border forces’ checkpoint in Momand Dara district of the province. Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA correspondent, a top Pakistani Taliban commander along with his 5 men were killed during the attack. Four other Pakistani militants were wounded during the clashes as well, Khogyani added. According to report, the terrorists attacked on Afghan border forces’ checkpoint beyond Durand Line and also transferred their injuries on the other side of Durand Line. It has been said, civilians and Afghan border forces didn’t harmed during the conflicts. M.A.Ansari

Friday June 29, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Meeting of International Contact Group for Afghanistan was held by participation of representatives from 52 countries and international organizations in Baku city, Azerbaijan. Deputy political minister of foreign affairs, Hekmat Khalil Karzai leading a high-ranking government delegation participated and presided the joint meeting. ICG members commended the Government of Afghanistan under the leadership of President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah for its courageous initiative of a temporary ceasefire with the Taliban on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and the offer to extend the duration of this ceasefire. They were encouraged by the cessation of hostilities for three days, which has created an historic opportunity for peace. This cessation of hostilities during the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday has shown that the overwhelming majority of the Afghan people want peace and that violence can be effectively stopped. ICG members condemned the terrorist attacks in Nangarhar province, attributed to ISKP, and the resurgence of violence after Eid-ul-Fitr. They reaffirmed the necessity to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and their support in this regard. ICG members urged the Afghan Taliban to respond to the call for peace from the Afghan people and to extend their previously announced partial ceasefire, reciprocating the Government’s ceasefire in full. They also urged the Afghan Taliban to engage in direct peace talks with the Government of Afghanistan without any delay, preconditions and without the threat of violence. Such talks by necessity would include a discussion of all contested issues, including the future role of international actors and forces. ICG members reiterated the importance of an inclusive Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process for the long-term prosperity and stability of Afghanistan. They reaffirmed their commitment to support and respect any peace agreement that ends violence, cuts ties to transnational terrorism, and protects the universal human rights of all Afghan citizens especially women. ICG members also expressed hope and full support to the conduct of timely, transparent, free and fair parliamentary and district council elections as a foundation of stability and peace in Afghanistan. Ansari
Thursday, 21 June 2018 13:33

Governor: Seven Taliban Fighters Killed

Thursday June 21, 2018 Sar-e-Pul City (BNA) About seven Taliban militants were killed during clashes with Afghan security forces in northern Sar-e-Pul province. Mohammad Zaher Wahdat governor of Sar-e-Pul told BNA correspondent, the clashes took place, while Taliban members stormed Toupkhana village, Sancharak district of the province. Over 12 Taliban fighters were wounded during the conflicts too, Mr. Wahdat added. All Taliban militants fled from the area and some heavy and light weapons belong them have been seized by Afghan security forces, Mr. Wahdat further added. It has been said, there were no damages suffered to Afghan security forces at the end of the clashes. M.A.Ansari

Thursday, 21 June 2018 13:32

Weapons Smuggler Detains in N. Jawzjan

Thursday June 21, 2018 Shaberghan City (BNA) A weapons smuggler was arrested by counter-terrorism police personnel in northern Jawzjan province. Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashi security director in Jawzjan told BNA reporter, counter-terrorism police personnel succeeded to detain the weapons smuggler from Shaberghan-Andkhoy highway, when he wanted to smuggle 5 weapons and some ammunitions to Balkh province. The weapons include a Dahshaka, two rocket launchers and two Kalashnikovs. The arrested smuggler was accused in several criminal cases such as robbery, weapons smuggling and selling and buying ammunitions, Khashi added. M.A.Ansari

Thursday June 21, 2018 Ghazni City (BNA) Two policemen were arrested accused of cooperation with Taliban militants in Ghazni province. Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman of Ghazni governor told BNA reporter, for long time the arrested policemen were under control of intelligence management of Ghazni’ police chief. The arrested policemen had link with Taliban militants and they shared all information about military operation and other military activities with Taliban, Noori added. Two policemen also have been arrested accused of cooperation with Taliban militants in relevant areas of Andar district, Ghazni province. M.A.Ansari

Thursday June 21, 2018 Jalalabad City (BNA) At least five ISIS fighters were arrested during separate operation carried out by Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province. According to BNA report, security officials of Nangarhar in a press conference said, the military operations were conducted in various parts of Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province, in which 5 ISIS loyalists were arrested. The arrested ISIS members were involved in dozens terrorist activities, such as preparing, transferring and planting mines and assassinating governmental employees in Nangarhar province, particularly in Jalalabad city. M.A.Ansari

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