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 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:04:13 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Taliban Kidnapped ANA and Police Personnel http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34868-taliban-kidnapped-ana-and-police-personnel.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34868-taliban-kidnapped-ana-and-police-personnel.html Taliban Kidnapped ANA and Police Personnel

Thursday September 20, 2018

Zaraj City (BNA) Three Afghan security forces have been abducted by Taliban militants in southwestern Nimroz province.
NDS source reported BNA, two Afghan national policemen and an Afghan National Army were kidnapped by Taliban militants in highway of Delaram-Khash district.
There is no information about their fate, but police started searching regarding the incident.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:51:09 +0000
Coalition Forces Target Terrorists’ Hideouts in Khost http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34865-coalition-forces-target-terrorists’-hideouts-in-khost.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34865-coalition-forces-target-terrorists’-hideouts-in-khost.html Coalition Forces Target Terrorists’ Hideouts in Khost

Thursday September 20, 2018

Matoon City (BNA) Four anti-government militias were killed during air attack led by coalition forces in eastern Khost province.
The armed oppositions targeted by coalition forces when they were riding a car in vicinity of Nader Shahkoot district of the province, Col. Fazul Khuda Ibrahimkhail spokesman of 203 Tandar army corps told BNA reporter.
The car of the terrorists have been destroyed during the raid as well, Ibrahimkhail added.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:48:51 +0000
30 Armed Oppositions Perished during Air and Ground Operations http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34864-30-armed-oppositions-perished-during-air-and-ground-operations.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34864-30-armed-oppositions-perished-during-air-and-ground-operations.html 30 Armed Oppositions Perished during Air and Ground Operations

Thursday September 20, 2018

Maidan Shahr City (BNA) at least 30 insurgents were killed during air and ground operations led by Afghan security forces in Maidan/Wardak province the other day.
Col. Fazul Khuda Ibrahimkhail spokesman of 203 Tandar army corps told BNA correspondent, the air and ground operations conducted to suppress armed rebels in Kohna Dara, Khumar and Salman Farsi villages, Jalriz district of the province.
Eight Taliban fighters were wounded and some heavy and light weapons have been discovered during the operations, the source added.
Also, three round of different type of mines have been discovered and confiscated by Afghan army forces in relevant areas of Sayed Aabad district, Maidan/Wardak province.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:48:20 +0000
Chaplain Martyred by Unidentified Gunmen http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34861-chaplain-martyred-by-unidentified-gunmen.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34861-chaplain-martyred-by-unidentified-gunmen.html Chaplain Martyred by Unidentified Gunmen

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Pul-e-Khumri City (BNA) A clergy was martyred by unknown gunmen in northern Baghlan province yesterday.
Col. Aqa Mir director of police in Shahr Kohna told BNA reporter, Mawlavi Ghawsuddin imam of a mosque in Haji Bazar region, Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the province was martyred by unidentified gunmen while moving from his home toward mosque.
The attackers succeeded to flee from the areas, but security forces started searching to identify and capture them.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:17:44 +0000
Afghan Security Forces Decimate Over 90 Terrorists http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34860-afghan-security-forces-decimate-over-90-terrorists.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34860-afghan-security-forces-decimate-over-90-terrorists.html Afghan Security Forces Decimate Over 90 Terrorists

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Kabul (BNA) More than 90 anti-government militias were killed by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country.
During this time, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched 18 clearing operations and Afghan Special Forces carried out 115 operations in different parts of the country, while Afghan Air Forces conducted 124 flights for supporting Afghan National Army and carried 9 airstrikes on enemies’ positions.
Ministry of national defense press office stated BNA, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces shelled and bombed terrorists’ hideouts in Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktia, Kandahar, Zabul, Badghis, Herat, Faryab, Baghlan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul and Helmand provinces.
During these operations 36 other terrorists were wounded and 7 arrested, the source added.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:17:11 +0000
Taliban and ISIS Loyalists Decimate Each Other http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34858-taliban-and-isis-loyalists-decimate-each-other.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34858-taliban-and-isis-loyalists-decimate-each-other.html Taliban and ISIS Loyalists Decimate Each Other

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Recently clashes have been erupting between Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) and Taliban terrorist groups in eastern Kunar province.
The clashes took place between the two terrorist groups in vicinity of Chapa Dara district of the province, in which several ISIS and Taliban members were killed.
A senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, during the clashes 6 ISIS loyalists and Taliban militants have been killed and several others were wounded.
During the last years, deadly incidents occurred between the ISIS and Taliban terrorist groups in various parts of the country, in which hundreds terrorists from both sides have been killed and wounded.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:16:05 +0000
23 Loyal of ISIS Group Annihilated Last Night http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34857-23-loyal-of-isis-group-annihilated-last-night.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34857-23-loyal-of-isis-group-annihilated-last-night.html 23 Loyal of ISIS Group Annihilated Last Night

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kabul (BNA) As many as 23 supporters of ISIS terrorist group killed during latest attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in vicinity of eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The terrorists have been targeted and killed in various parts of Khogyani, Koot, Naziyan and Deh Bala districts of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA correspondent, air and ground raids carried out by Afghan Special Forces in different parts of the mentioned districts, in which 23 ISIS adherents were killed and their several hideouts along with some military equipment have been destroyed too.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating five round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast in Nangarhar province.
Also during this period, a weapon storage belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security troops in relevant areas of Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province.
Several heavy and light weapons have been seized from the storage.
Local officials in the province claimed that ISIS members used the weapon storage in their terrorist and destructive activities.
M.A.Ansari
 

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Security Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:15:45 +0000
Armed Oppositions Killed in Maidan-Wardak Conflict http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34849-armed-oppositions-killed-in-maidan-wardak-conflict.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34849-armed-oppositions-killed-in-maidan-wardak-conflict.html Armed Oppositions Killed in Maidan-Wardak Conflict

Tuesday, September 17, 2018

Maidan-Shaher (BNA) Nine armed oppositions were killed in Maidan-Wardak province last night.
Lt. Fazel Khoda Ibrahimkhail Thunder 203 army corps spokesman told BNA, the insurgents were killed in a clash by officials of that army corps in outskirt of Sayeedabad District, of that province.
He added, six other insurgents were also injured and six mines which were planted by armed oppositions in the mentioned district, discovered and defused by the officials.
Another report says, four armed insurgents were killed in Paktia and Paktika provinces.
Thunder 203 army corps spokesman said, the insurgents were killed in coalition forces air raid in vicinity of Zorman and Matakhan Districts of Paktia and Paktika provinces.
Two motorbikes of the insurgents were also demolished.
T. Yarzada
 

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Security Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:45:42 +0000
22 Taliban Rebels Killed in Badghis Raid http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34847-22-taliban-rebels-killed-in-badghis-raid.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34847-22-taliban-rebels-killed-in-badghis-raid.html 22 Taliban Rebels Killed in Badghis Raid

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Qala-e-Naw (BNA) Local officials of Badghis reported from killing of 22 armed Taliban rebels in Band Sabz region, Qads District of that province yesterday.
Naqibullah Amini police spokesman of Badghis told BNA correspondent, the rebels have been killed after they stormed on police checkpoints in Qarchaqi region, of the mentioned district.
He added the attack of Taliban was faced with sever resistance of police forces, in which 22 Taliban rebels were killed and 16 others have been injured.
Five police including Adul Hakim Khan Mododi commander of police contingent was martyred and four other policemen have been injured in the event.
T. Yarzada
 

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Security Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:42:47 +0000
Narcotics Producing Factory Destroyed in Nimroz http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34846-narcotics-producing-factory-destroyed-in-nimroz.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/34846-narcotics-producing-factory-destroyed-in-nimroz.html Narcotics Producing Factory Destroyed in Nimroz

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Zarang (BNA) Narcotics producing factory discovered and destroyed in Nimroz BNA reported yesterday.
Wali Ahmad Sarey police headquarters spokesman of Nimroz said to the agency, following Zarang’s counter-narcotics directorship forces clearing operations from drug dealers and drugs, a laboratory of producing drugs has been discovered and destroyed in Malldar village of province.
From the factory 38 kg opium, 56kg chemicals which were used for making heroin and equipment of the factory have been seized, as well a worker of the factory was also detained, he added.
According to another report, in another operation of the counter-narcotics forces of Zarang a men accused of distributing and selling drugs was arrested.
 

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Security Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:42:08 +0000