19 October 2020

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Monday, 19 October 2020 10:55

ISIS Suicide Bomber Arrested in Nangarhar

Monday, October 19, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) ISIS suicide bomber arrested in Nangarhar during military operation.
Mullah Mohammad Nabi, known as Ayoubi, was attacked by national security forces late last night in Jalalabad and arrested.
Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, contacting to BNA, confirmed the arrest of responsible for ISIS suicide attacks in the province.
He also said that during the operation, Amin shadow judge of Taliban for Nangarhar resisted and tried to flee, but was shot dead by security forces.
The ISIS group has not yet said anything about this.
He was reportedly busy recruiting and preparing for new terrorist attacks on civilian and military installations in Jalalabad.
T. Yarzada

Monday, October 19, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Three armed Taliban insurgents were killed on the Kabul-Samangan highway after blackmailing passengers.
According to national defense ministry press office, three other Taliban members were detained during the operation, some ammunition and some weapons were destroyed.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 19 October 2020 08:56

Fig Yields Increased in Faryab

Monday, October 19, 2020
Maimana (BNA) Faryab’s director of agriculture and irrigation said gardeners had harvested 378 tons of figs this year, up 5% from last year.
Kabir Farzam, Faryab's director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, told BNA that 378 tons of figs had been harvested from more than 5 hectares of orchards.
Farzam said, in addition to figs, Faryab grapes, especially Qaisar, Almar, Khaja Sabzpoosh and Shirin Takab grapes from that province also have a good reputation and are sold at reasonable prices in Kabul.
He pointed out that figs, apples, berries, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, pistachios and chamomile have a good reputation in Faryab.
T. Yarzada

Monday, October 19, 2020
Kandahar (BNA) Maiwand district of Kandahar witnessed the heaviest clashes between the security forces and the armed Taliban last night.
The clashes intensified last night following a widespread Taliban attack on military bases and continued until this morning.
From three days now, two military checkpoints at two points in Maiwand have been under siege by the armed Taliban.
A senior Atal Corps official in south of the country told BNA that there had been casualties on both sides in the recent clashes, but the exact extent was unclear.
He said that the supporting forces will soon rush to the local soldiers with the help of the country's air force.
T. Yarzada

Monday, October 19, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Several urban development projects in Nangarhar were completed and put into exploitation.
These projects include the construction and concreting of a road with a length of more than six hundred meters on both sides of the reputation, one kilometer of citation wall, dozens of bridges in Jalalabad city.
Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, told BNA that the projects were built with the aim of developing Jalalabad city at a cost of 25 million Afghanis from the Citizenship Covenant program.
With the opening of these projects, along with urban development, some of the social problems of the citizens of Jalalabad will be solved.
T. Yarzada


Monday, October 19, 2020
Lashkargah (BNA) Twenty-three people were arrested in Helmand on suspicion of involvement in criminal offenses.
These individuals are accused of theft, robbery, murder, drug trafficking and having illegal weapons.
Helmand police say in a newsletter that the men were arrested during a recent day in Lashkargah and a number of districts.
T. Yarzada

Monday, October 19, 2020
Lashkargah (BNA) Four Taliban mine planters were killed in a landmine explosion.
The Taliban blew themselves up as they were trying to lay a mine on the Lashkargah highway, killing them.
Helmand police official in a contact to BNA confirmed the incident.
He said the Taliban wanted to set up a deadly incident on civilians by planting mines, but not succeeded to their evil goals.
The Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 19 October 2020 04:37

Taliban Destroyed Bridge in Nangarhar

Monday, October 19, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Taliban destroyed a bridge in Nangarhar with several bombs.
The bridge completely destroyed, making hard for thousands of villagers and caravans to travel.
Atallah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar governor, told BNA that the Ministry of Public Works would soon overhaul the bridge.
Nangarhar police also say, efforts have begun to identify and arrest the perpetrators of the bridge demolition.
Religious scholars call Taliban attack on public facilities and people contrary to the teachings of Islam.
T. Yarzada

Monday, October 19, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said on Sunday 59 more individuals had tested positive for Covid-19 in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours.
In a statement, the ministry said 476 individuals underwent tests and 59 of them were diagnosed with the virus, where the total reached 40,200.
At least 31 new cases were recorded in Herat, six in Takhar, five each in Balkh, Baghlan and Parwan provinces, three in Farah, two in Kabul and one each in Kandahar and Zabul provinces.
About 53 people recovered from the pandemic during the period, pushing up the number of recoveries to 33,614, the statement added.
Four people lost their lives to the pandemic in the past 24 hours, taking the number of deaths to 1,492, the statement added.

Monday, October 19, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif received the visiting chairman of High Council for National Reconciliation, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday.
“Negotiations between Dr. Zarif and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah have started at Iran’s Foreign Ministry building. Iran has always sought a prosperous, independent and developed Afghanistan with peace and stability. We do everything we can to assist genuine inter-Afghan dialogue,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh announced in a tweet.
The meeting focused on the latest developments in peace talks in Afghanistan.
Heading a delegation, Dr. Abdullah arrived in Tehran yesterday to discuss the peace process in Afghanistan as well as bilateral issues.
During the three-day visit, he will also meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf and other senior officials.

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