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 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 02:18:37 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Taliban Top Commander Gunned Down with His Three Men http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32143-taliban-top-commander-gunned-down-with-his-three-men.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32143-taliban-top-commander-gunned-down-with-his-three-men.html Friday February 23, 2018 Sar-e-Pul City (BNA) A top commander of Taliban terrorist group along with his three men were killed during air attack led by Afghan security forces in northern Sar-e-Pul province. Col. Abdul Qayoum Nooristan in-charge of publication in special operation army told BNA correspondent, the air attack carried out by Afghan air forces in Nema Dan and Shirm villages, Sar-e-Pul city the provincial capital of the province. Four other terrorists were injured following air assault and a ranger vehicle, seven motorcycles, a machine gun, two PKs, a RPG rocket launcher and nine Kalashnikovs belongings the terrorists have been seized by Afghan security forces, the source added. T/M.A.Ansari]]> Security Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:34:50 +0000 70 Armed Insurgents Killed During Separate Military Operations http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32142-70-armed-insurgents-killed-during-separate-military-operations.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32142-70-armed-insurgents-killed-during-separate-military-operations.html Friday February 23, 2018 Kabul (BNA) At least 70 anti-government militias including 2 local commanders of Taliban militants were killed and 9 others were injured during separate military operations conducted by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country. Ministry of National Defense press office stated BNA, the operations have been launched to suppress armed oppositions and ensure peace and stability in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Paktia, Logar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Farah, Badghis, Faryab, Takhar, Balkh, Nimroz and Helmand provinces. Some heavy and light weapons and ammunitions belonging the terrorists have been discovered and seized during the operations as well, the source added. T/M.A.Ansari]]> Security Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:33:39 +0000 Four Terrorists Detain by Commando Forces http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32141-four-terrorists-detain-by-commando-forces.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32141-four-terrorists-detain-by-commando-forces.html Friday February 23, 2018 Mahmoud Raqi City (BNA) Afghan Commando Forces by conducting a military operation succeeded to detain four armed rebels in central Kapisa province last night. Shir Aqa Faqiri spokesman of 201 Sylab army corps told BNA reporter, the operation was launched with support of Afghan air forces in Badarab region, Tagab district of Kapisa province. Five Kalashnikovs and six motorcycles packed with explosive materials have been seized during the operation too, Faqiri added. It is mentionable that the motorcycles packed with explosive materials have been exploded in the area, Faqiri concluded. T/M.A.Ansari]]> Security Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:32:34 +0000 ANDSF Latest Military Movements Leaves 30 ISIS Adherents Dead http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32139-andsf-latest-military-movements-leaves-30-isis-adherents-dead.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32139-andsf-latest-military-movements-leaves-30-isis-adherents-dead.html ANDSF Latest Military Movements Leaves 30 ISIS Adherents Dead

Thursday February 22, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) About 30 loyalists of Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) terrorist group were killed following air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF) in eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The ISIS loyalists targeted and killed in Heska Mena, Ghani Khail, and Rowdat districts of the province.
A commander of Sylab army corps in the east of the country told BNA reporter, 30 ISIS fighters were killed following the raids.
Several hideouts of the terrorist groups along with its military equipment have been destroyed during the attacks, the source added.
Military officials in east of the country said that the terrorists by supporting Pakistan intelligence services entering to Afghanistan via Durand Line and fight against Afghan security forces.
According to another report, Afghan security personnel by discovering and defusing six round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province.
At the same time, three weapon storages belonging terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security personnel in Nangarhar province.
Some heavy and light weapons have been discovered from the storages.
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Security Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:02:47 +0000
Murderers, Thefts, Drug Smugglers & Human Traffickers Detain http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32138-murderers-thefts-drug-smugglers--human-traffickers-detain.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32138-murderers-thefts-drug-smugglers--human-traffickers-detain.html Murderers, Thefts, Drug Smugglers & Human Traffickers Detain

Thursday February 22, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Following special operations that conducted by Afghan security forces, 16 suspicious accused of criminal cases were arrested in various parts of eastern Nangarhar province within the last 24 hours.
Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal spokesman of Nangarhar police headquarter told BNA reporter, the arrested people are accused in murder, robbery, narcotic drug smuggling and human trafficking.
The people were arrested during special operations and vehicles’ checking from different parts of Nangarhar province, Mashriqiwal added.
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Security Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:59:50 +0000
15 Anti-government Militias Perished, 5 Injured http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32137-15-anti-government-militias-perished-5-injured.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32137-15-anti-government-militias-perished-5-injured.html 15 Anti-government Militias Perished, 5 Injured

Thursday February 22, 2018

Kabul (BNA) At least 15 armed oppositions were killed, 5 wounded and 8 suspicious have been arrested during joint military operations led by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of national defense by releasing a statement issued BNA, the operations were conducted with support of Afghan air and artillery forces to ensure peace and stability and annihilate terrorists in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Herat, Ghor, Faryba, Takhar, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
Some heavy and light weapons and ammunitions have been discovered and seized during the operations too, the source added.
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Security Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:58:38 +0000
Taliban, ISIS Hideouts Target By ANDSF; 30 Rebels Killed http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32135-taliban-isis-hideouts-target-by-andsf-30-rebels-killed.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32135-taliban-isis-hideouts-target-by-andsf-30-rebels-killed.html  Taliban, ISIS Hideouts Target By ANDSF; 30 Rebels Killed

Wednesday February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) About 30 Taliban militants and loyalists of Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) terrorist group were killed and 14 others were injured following air and ground attacks carried out by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The ISIS and Taliban loyalists were organizing a series of bloodiest incidents in insecure parts of Nangarhar, which targeted and killed by ANDSF.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, 30 Taliban and ISIS fighters were killed following the operation and 14 others wounded.
It said there were no damages suffered to civilians following the assaults.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and defusing four round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent series of blasts in crowded areas of Nangarhar province.
At the same time, two weapon storages belonging to terrorist groups have been discovered and seized by Afghan security personnel in Ghanikhil and Dor Baba district of the province.
Some heavy and light weapons have been grabbed from the storages.
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Security Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:29:50 +0000
50 Taliban Insurgents Killed, Injured During Recent Month In Herat http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32133-50-taliban-insurgents-killed-injured-during-recent-month-in-herat.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32133-50-taliban-insurgents-killed-injured-during-recent-month-in-herat.html 50 Taliban Insurgents Killed, Injured During Recent Month In Herat

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Herat (BNA) During a recent month, nearly 50 armed Taliban were killed and injured in clashes by security forces in Herat province.
Local officials also reported from killing of more than ten civilians in planting mines and armed clashes in that province.
Jelani Farhad spokesman of Herat security command told BNA, during a month of current year, 37 armed insurgents were killed and 13 others have been injured in clashes by security forces.
According to Farhad, 8 terrorist attacks and mine blasts were also prevented in Herat province.
He added, during the last month, 14 heavy and light weapons were also seized by security forces.
It is mentionable that two security officials were martyred and four others have been wounded during clashes.
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Security Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:04:19 +0000
72 Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32120-72-armed-oppositions-killed-across-the-country.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32120-72-armed-oppositions-killed-across-the-country.html 72 Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Security and defense forces conducting several clearing operations in various parts of the country killed 75 armed oppositions, wounded 18 others.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations conducted with support of air and artillery forces in Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Faryab, Takhar, Badghis, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
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Security Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:38:46 +0000
Taliban Bomb Blast Took The Lives of Three Civilians http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32119-taliban-bomb-blast-took-the-lives-of-three-civilians.html http://www.bakhtarnews.com.af/eng/security/item/32119-taliban-bomb-blast-took-the-lives-of-three-civilians.html Taliban Bomb Blast Took The Lives of Three Civilians

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Jalalabad (BNA) Three civilians were martyred and three others have been injured in a bomb blast of Taliban in Nangarhar province.
The event occurred in Jalalabad city yesterday.
According to reports, the bomb was placed in a Hotel and exploded among huge civilians.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, three civilians were lost their lives and three others have been wounded in the bomb blast.
So far no individual or group has committed responsibility of the event but some sources blamed Taliban for the incident.
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Security Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:37:05 +0000