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Monday, June 29, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Local officials in Sar-e-Pul province said on Sunday that Taliban insurgents received heavy casualties on Saturday in an airstrike targeting their gathering.
Zabiullah Amani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said that the strike happened in Kata Qala village of Sozma Qala district. Amani said that a number of Taliban insurgents, including their local commanders, were killed in the strike, but he did not give an exact number of casualties.
The Taliban did not comment yet.
The Ministry of Interior said that "at least 14 Taliban insurgents were killed, and 15 others were wounded" in a multi-pronged attack on Saghar district of Ghor province Saturday night when security forces repelled Taliban attacks. The Taliban have not commented on this attack either.

Monday, June 29, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Sunday said efforts were underway to prevent recruitment of underage persons in the police force across the country.
The US Statement Department recently published a report that claimed under 18 years old persons continued to be recruited and such persons were sexually abused.
In a statement, the MoI said a department has been created namely “Inside Security Department” to prevent the appointment of underage people in police ranks and to observer the process as well.
The statement said the MoI had made an application to control underage people’s recruitment in police and so far 80 percent of police personnel have been registered in the system.

Sunday June 28, 2020
Kabul (BNA) As many as 33 armed oppositions were killed and wounded during clashes with Afghan security forces in Baghlan, Zabul and Paktia provinces.
Ministry of interior in a statement reported, the clashes took place while Taliban fighters carried out attacks on Afghan security forces’ checkpoints in Khanjan district, Baghlan, Shah Joy district, Zabul and Ahmadabad district, Paktia province.
The statement added, 15 terrorists including Mullah Faiz, Kamel and Elham three key members of Taliban groups were killed and 18 others were wounded.
Some heavy and light weapons belonged to the terrorists have been discovered during the conflicts, the statement concluded.
M.A.Ansari

 

Sunday June 28, 2020
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Counter-narcotic drug police personnel by conducting military operation succeeded to detain three narcotic drug smugglers in eastern Nangarhar province.
Ministry of interior by releasing a statement reported that 20 kg narcotic drug type of hashish have been seized from the smugglers.
Meanwhile, counter-narcotic drug police personnel have been discovered 5600 kg henbane in Shahr Safa district, Zabul province.
M.A.Ansari

 

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