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Tuesday, 23 October 2012 06:56

15 armed militants killed in Kandahar

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Personnel of the national army had killed 15 armed militants and destroyed their three weapon caches yesterday, the press office of defense ministry said.  According to the source, three weapon caches containing variety of weaponry including explosive materials and suicide vests were discovered in Panjwai district of Kandahar province.  The source also added that 15 militants had been killed during cleanup operations of the national army soldiers in Daichopan district of ZXabul province and Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province.  According to another report, four personnel of the national army were injured in Balkh, Logar and Maidan-Wardak provinces.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 06:54

Kunar again comes under rocket attacks

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Pakistani artillery once again fired rocket on the eastern Kunar province as 77 rockets hit the bordering Dangam district Sunday night but caused no casualty, an official with the interior ministry said yesterday.  The attack took place amid Afghanistan government’s reaction and criticism over the violation.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 06:53

Blast prevented in Zaranj

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Zaranj (BNA) the national security police of Nimrooz province said that they prevented from explosion in Zaranj city center of that province.  According to reports, armed Taliban with planting of 2 mines in two crowded areas of Zaranj city wanted to target caravan of national security police.  This mine was placed near to municipality building of that province.  Feda Mohamad Barekzai in charge of the national security of Mimrooz province said to BNA, the security police officials of that province discovered and naturalized these mines before explosion. 

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 06:49

Senate commissions hold session

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Some of the commissions of senate held  sessions yesterday, public relation office of the senate said.  The commission of defense and national security with Haji Mohammad Daud Asas on the chair had strongly condemned the killing six civilians by international troops and police in Zabul province.  Some of the senators discussed the demand of Senator Ali Akbar Jamshidi of Daikundi province in which he called for financing and equipping local police in Kajran district and it was decided to summon the general president of local police by the commission.  The commission of disabled and martyrs bereaved families with Sayed Mohammad Sadat Nasiri discussed the role of women particularly the disabled ones.  They also lauded the efforts of Mrs.  Amina Azimi for winning the peace prize and presented her the appreciation letter.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 06:48

Gandumi works exhibition opens

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  The exhibition of tableaus and paintings of famous artist Amanullah Gandumi was opened by Dr. Abdullah Abdullah the leader of National Coalition in Serena hotel here yesterday.  In his remarks Gandumi said that he had learned the art from his father Azizullah Gandumi and began working with wheat 18 years ago.  His first works exhibition was held in 1389 and since then has presented 220 tableaus and paintings to the art lovers.  The exhibition remains open for the visitors till 25th Qaus.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA)  Mubariz Rashidi the deputy to information and culture ministry after attending the Asia-pacific annual assembly held in Seoul recently and returning home, said that several countries and international agencies would provide training facilities to Afghan journalists
In the assembly, beside participation of 60 nations the representatives of big media outlets had also attended.  At the sideline of the forum, Rashidi also met with his counterparts from Pakistan and India and exchanged views on matters of mutual interests.
He also urged his Pakistani counterpart to void using vicious term in Pakistani media on Afghan soldiers martyred, and the Pakistani dignitary promised to cooperate Afghanistan in this field.
It was also decided in meeting with the deputy of the Asia-Pacific publication department that the entity would train some of Afghan journalists.  Rashidi also met with the chief of the copy right organization (ABLIO) and in it was agreed to train the modalities of implementing copy right.
The managing director of national radio and television, Zarin anzor and Abdul Rahman Panjshiri also accompanied Rashidi in the journey to Seoul where he also met with Philippines delegation and exchanged views on bilateral relations.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The presidential office assigned a delegation led by Noor Mohammad Qarqeen Afghan ambassador to Turkmenistan to convey the sympathies of the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the families of martyred and wounded that had caused due to hitting of the bus on the planted street mine in Dawlatabad district of Balkh province.
The incident left behind 19 martyred and 16 wounded.
The delegation led by Qarqeen kand representatives of the administration affairs and the independent local organs will convey the sympathies of the president to the martyred families and the wounded and deliver cash donations of the Afghan government to them.
The order of the president wishes peace for the souls of the martyrs and patience for the bereaved families.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Alam Izedyar first secretary of the Senate met with Abdul Basir Salangi Governor, commander of police, head of the national security department and chairman of the province, discussed the incident of Jawza of this year at the Sayed Khail district and added that in connection with this two groups of suspicions have been indentified and efforts are going to arrest the perpetrators of that incident.  It should be mentioned that two families some time had attended a marriage ceremony in Panjshir who after their return from that province were attacked by the unidentified people near Sayed Khail district as a result of which 14 civilians including the children and women were martyred and wounded.  The first secretary of the senate praised the work of the in charges and asked them to adopt necessary measures for arrest of the individuals behind that incident.

Monday, 22 October 2012 13:02

Hundreds kg of narcotic discovered in Herat

Monday, October 22, 2012
Herat (BNA) the security police of Herat have seized 1500 kg of opium which were smuggle to Farah city.  Colonel Noor Khan Nikzad,  press in charge of Herat security commandment said to BNA, this narcotic was discovered by personnel of anti-narcotic dept in the Robat Sangi district.  This narcotic were purchased from Badghis and north districts of Herat city and wanted to smuggle it’s to Farah province.  The driver of this car has been arrested in the connection of this case.  T. Suraya-Yarzada

Monday, October 22, 2012
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) the nominated governor and military commander of Taliban for Chek district of Maidan-Wardak province was killed in clash of Afghan forces last night.  These two militias were killed when they attacked on state foundations in this district.  It is being said that in this event 4 armed Taliban were killed as well.  Spokesman police of Maidan-Wardak in a contact said to BNA, in this clash, Ghulam Ali nominated governor and military commander of Taliban for Chek district with their 4 colleagues were killed.  According to reports, in this event, several arms of Taliban were seized by these forces.  Meanwhile, the spokesman police of Maidan-Wardak said with killing of these commanders of Taliban, the security of peace will better in Chek district. T. Suraya-Yarzada