08 August 2020

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Thursday August 6, 2020
LASHKARGAH CITY (BNA) At least eight armed oppositions were killed during clashes with Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province.
Senior commander in Attal army corps in the south of the country told BNA correspondent, the insurgents have been targeted, while they wanted to launch attack on Afghan security forces’ convey in Sangeen district of Helmand province.
Eight militants were killed and several others were wounded during the conflicts, the source added.
Taliban said nothing about the incident so far.

Thursday August 6, 2020
PUL-E-KHUMRI CITY (BNA) Nine people lost their lives following mine blast in northern Baghlan province yesterday.
According to BNA report, 9 people close to Mahbubullah Ghafari, a former member of the provincial council of Baghlan were killed, while their convey hit on a roadside mine planted by Taliban fighters in Chashma Shir region, Baghlan-Samangan highway.
Mahbubullah Ghafari was moving toward Samangan province from Baghlan, Ghafari was unhurt in the blast.
Abdullah Malang spokesman of public health department of Baghlan told BNA correspondent, nine bodies have been transferred to provincial hospital of the province.
Neither ISIS nor Taliban has commented regarding the incident so far.

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 08:03

Governor of Nuristan Survived an Armed Attack

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Asadabad (BNA) Governor of Nuristan survived an armed attack this morning.
A spokesman for Kunar security commandment told the media that a car carrying Abdul Ghafoor Malekzai, governor of Nuristan, was targeted in an armed attack in the Chapa Dara District on Nuristan-Kunar highway.
In the incident, two guards of Malikzai were injured, but no harm and casualties sustained to Malikzai.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 08:02

Men Arrested on suspicion of Criminal Offenses

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Herat (BNA) In several separate incidents, Herat police arrested seven men suspected of criminal offenses in that province yesterday with weapons.
Abdul Ahad Walizada spokesman of Herat security directorate told BNA, Officials at the commandment arrested the men on suspicion of carrying and possessing illegal weapons and smuggling and selling drugs from Guzara district and Herat city.
He added that a pistol, more than seven kilograms of hashish, a quantity of opium, ten liters of alcohol, 30 liters of fermented raisins, a hand grenade and equipment used to make alcohol were seized from the detainees.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 08:01

Robbers Arrested in Takhar

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Taliqan (BNA) Takhar police arrested two robbers in the province yesterday.
Abdul Khalil Aseer spokesman of Takhar security commandment told BNA, the officials of the commandment arrested two men with a pistol, a bicycle and a mobile phone from Chal district of the province.
He added that the rubbers also injured a resident of the district and stole a motorcycle and a mobile phone.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Charikar (BNA) Two hundred soldiers have received cash assistance in Parwan.
Parwan Chamber of Commerce official told BNA that they praised the soldiers for their Eid and valuable services by donating bouquets and cash.
Parwan Chamber of Commerce officials also plan to help flood victims in Parwan soon, he said.
Fazluddin Ayar, Governor of Parwan, appreciated the attention of the head of the Chamber of Commerce of the province and asked them to appreciate more people.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 05:14

Armed Oppositions Killed in Nooristan Conflict

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Paroon (BNA) Five armed oppositions were killed in a clash by security troops in Nooristan yesterday.
The insurgents were targeted near Durand Line by security troops in Kamdish district while wanted to attack on a convoy of security troops.
Senior border police in east of country told BNA, five insurgents were killed in the conflict.
Taliban have not commented in this regard yet.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 05:13

Explosion Occurred at a Wedding Party in Kunar

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Asadabad (BNA) An explosion occurred in a wedding party in Kunar.
Preliminary reports say two women and a child were martyred and five others were injured in the blast.
According to report, the bomb struck shortly yesterday in front of a wedding party in the village of Halal Zoi in Shigal district.
Kunar police official told BNA that two women and a child were martyred and five others were injured in the blast.
But witnesses to the incident told our local correspondent that the death toll from the incident is higher than the figures announced.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 05 August 2020 05:05

Afghanistan Registers 36 New COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Kabul (BNA) 36 new Covid-19 cases have been registered in different part of the country during the last 24 hours, according to health ministry, taking the nation’s overall tally to 36,782.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said in a statement on Tuesday that 187 individuals underwent tests during the period and 36 of them were diagnosed with the coronavirus. Herat recorded 21 new cases while Kabul saw 15 more infections.
At least five fresh cases were registered in Balkh, the ministry said. Neither any death occurred nor any recovery from the pandemic reported during the period, according to the MoPH statement.
According to MoPH, the number of deaths stands at 1,288. As many as 25,556 people have recovered from the disease so far.
The ministry called on the people to follow medical instructions and guidelines to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Tuesday that Afghanistan would host two events to strengthen regional and global consensus on the peace process.
According to Gran Hewad, spokesman for the MoFA, representatives from a number of countries would take part in the two conferences.
He said the peace process, a Consultative Loya Jirga and the release of the remaining Taliban prisoners would be discussed during the meetings.
A grand assembly of tribal elders, government officials and public representatives will convene to decide the fate of the 400 Taliban prisoners on August 7.
Under the Feb. 29 peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban, Kabul has to free 5,000 Taliban inmates and in return, the militant movement has already released 1,000 government soldiers. According to the National Security Council (NSC), the government has released 317 more Taliban militants in the past three days, taking the total number to 4,914.

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