Security Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets. http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:15:51 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Commando Forces Destroy an Important Taliban Hideout in Kunduz http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41921-commando-forces-destroy-an-important-taliban-hideout-in-kunduz.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41921-commando-forces-destroy-an-important-taliban-hideout-in-kunduz.html Commando Forces Destroy an Important Taliban Hideout in Kunduz

Monday, January 20, 2020
Kunduz (BNA) An important hideout of Taliban was destroyed in a clearing operation by commando forces in Kunduz last night.
Anamuddin Rahmani spokesman for Kunduz security commandment told BNA, clearing operation carried out by commando forces in Yatem village, Charseda district, Kunduz, in which an important Taliban hideout has been destroyed.
During the operation, Taliban weapons were destroyed.
Two nights ago in an operation of defense and security forces, two armed Taliban insurgents have been arrested in the mentioned district, and several hideouts of them were destroyed.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:36:07 +0000
Two Taliban Key Commanders with Four Colleagues Killed http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41920-two-taliban-key-commanders-with-four-colleagues-killed.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41920-two-taliban-key-commanders-with-four-colleagues-killed.html Two Taliban Key Commanders with Four Colleagues Killed

Monday, January 20, 2020
Lashkargah (BNA) Two Taliban senior commanders were killed with his four colleagues in Afghan security forces raid in Helmand last night.
The Taliban were suppressed on their strongholds in suburb of Garmsir district bazaar.
Taliban military in charge in Helmand Sader Ibrahim and Hayatullah known Haji leader of Taliban restraint network were among the dead.
Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement told BNA in the raid, the security forces also destroyed a hideout of Taliban with all war equipment.
These militias blamed for dozens of deadly terror attacks on civilians in this province.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:34:27 +0000
ISIS Commander Surrenders to Government in Kunar http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41914-isis-commander-surrenders-to-governors-in-kunar.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41914-isis-commander-surrenders-to-governors-in-kunar.html ISIS Commander Surrenders to Government in Kunar

Monday, January 20, 2020
Asadabad (BNA) A commander of ISIS terrorist group given up violence and joined peace process.
Mullah Qader Jan had previously been engaged in terrorist activities in parts of Dara-e-Pech District.
While surrendering to government, the commander said, he would than contribute to rebuilding and secreting in his land.
Selab army corps in east of the country with releasing a statement said, with surrendering of the commander, will reduce violence in parts of Kunar.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:15:25 +0000
People Detained with Consignment of Narcotic Drug http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41913-people-detained-with-consignment-of-narcotic-drug.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41913-people-detained-with-consignment-of-narcotic-drug.html People Detained with Consignment of Narcotic Drug

Monday, January 20, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Three people have been detained with consignment of narcotic drug by police officials in Nangarhar.
According to police, the people wanted to smuggle 12kg of hashish to unknown place.
According to reports, the detainees skillfully placed the packages of drugs to a car.
Police official of the province told BNA, the consignment of narcotic drug have been discovered and seized from outskirt of Khogyani district.
The detainees confessed to several drug trafficking cases in Nangarhar.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:13:07 +0000
Taliban Failed Attack on Convoy of ANA Soldiers http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41912-taliban-failed-attack-on-convoy-of-ana-soldiers.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41912-taliban-failed-attack-on-convoy-of-ana-soldiers.html Taliban Failed Attack on Convoy of ANA Soldiers

Monday, January 20, 2020
Trenkot (BNA) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and two others have been injured in a clash by Afghan Security Forces in Urozgan late yesterday.
The conflict occurred in suburb of Khas district bazaar, while a group of Taliban stormed on a convoy of ANA soldiers.
According to reports, the ANA soldiers were moving equipment to a military base, targeted by the attackers.
According to another report, police of Urozgan with discovering of ten mines from busy roads of the province prevented from a series of blasts.
Security troops blamed Taliban for the planting mines.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:12:01 +0000
Taliban Militants Killed in Kandahar Air Raid http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41911-taliban-militants-killed-in-kandahar-air-raid.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41911-taliban-militants-killed-in-kandahar-air-raid.html Taliban Militants Killed in Kandahar Air Raid

Monday, January 20, 2020
Kandahar (BNA) Eight Taliban militants were killed in an air raid in Kandahar province last night.
The militants were suppressed on their hideout in Khakriz district.
Atal army corps in south of the country with releasing a statement told BNA, the attack carried out by Afghan air forces.
Another report says, police of Kandahar discovered and defused 11 mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from a series of explosions.
Security officials blamed Taliban for mine planting.
T. Yarzada

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Security Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:11:20 +0000
NATO Drone Raid Kills Taliban Insurgents http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41909-nato-drone-raid-kills-taliban-insurgents.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41909-nato-drone-raid-kills-taliban-insurgents.html NATO Drone Raid Kills Taliban Insurgents

Monday, January 20,2020
Nimroz (BNA) Five Taliban insurgents were killed by NATO drone raids in Nimroz last night.
In charge of Zafar army corps press office told BNA correspondent, the Taliban were targeted by NATO drone raid in Khashrodd district and four others were also injured.
Three other Taliban insurgents were also killed in the mentioned district three days ago.
T. Yarzada

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Security Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:15:34 +0000
Taliban Shot Dead Six Members of a Family http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41908-taliban-shot-dead-six-members-of-a-family.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41908-taliban-shot-dead-six-members-of-a-family.html Taliban Shot Dead Six Members of a Family

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Maimana (BNA) Armed Taliban shot dead six members of a family in Faryab last night.
Shaheen 209 army corps spokesman told BNA, Taliban entered in a residential house in Khaneqa village, Andkhou district, Faryab, and shot dead six members of a family including men, women and children.
In the event, a woman and a child was injured, said the source.
The cause of the killing of the family members is still unclear, said Shaheen army corps spokesman.
T. Yarzada

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Security Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:13:28 +0000
Taliban Sustained Casualties in Air and Artillery Strikes of ASF http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41906-taliban-sustained-casualties-in-air-and-artillery-strikes-of-asf.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41906-taliban-sustained-casualties-in-air-and-artillery-strikes-of-asf.html Taliban Sustained Casualties in Air and Artillery Strikes of ASF

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Herat (BNA) At least 20 Taliban insurgents were killed and number of others have been injured in air and artillery strikes of Afghan Security Forces in Chesht Sharif and Kohzor districts, Herat.
Jelani Farhad spokesman for Herat governor told BNA, one of the raid took place in Kohzor district, in which Fazel Ahmad known Gorg a senior commander of Taliban with 15 colleagues was killed.
Likewise, second strikes occurred in Chasht Sharef District, five colleagues of Mullah Abdul Rahman Maldar were killed.
Heavy casualties sustained to Taliban in the strikes.
T. Yarzada

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Security Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:10:58 +0000
Mine Blast Wounds Police Officers in Ghor http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41899-mine-blast-wounds-police-officers-in-ghor.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/41899-mine-blast-wounds-police-officers-in-ghor.html Mine Blast Wounds Police Officers in Ghor

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Ferozkoh (BNA) Two police officers have been injured in explosion of a mine in Dara-e-Takht region, Ghor-Herat highway yesterday.
Abdul Hai Khatebi spokesman for Ghor governor told BNA correspondent, the police officers were moving to clear the mine in Ghor-Herat highway, their vehicle hit a mine.
Two police officers were injured in the blast, he added.
T. Yarzada

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Security Sun, 19 Jan 2020 09:09:49 +0000