22 January 2017

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Monday January 16, 2017

Kabul (BNA) IS loyalists abducted 13 religious scholars from a religious school in Haski Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, said Attaullah Khogiani, spokesman for the provincial government.
“A group of Ulama were busy in taking test from students of a Medresa (religious school) in Shapoli area of Haski Mina district yesterday morning when IS rebels attacked and took 13 religious scholars to unknown location,” Khogiani told reporters here.
Efforts are underway to ensure the safe release of the abductees, the official said. He said more than 200 boys are busy in getting religious subjects there in the religious school. The IS outfit has yet to make comment on the subject.

Sunday January 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Up to 29 anti-government militias including their 4 local commanders were killed and 18 others were wounded during joint military operations within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of National Defense press office stated BNA, the joint operations were conducted by Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF) to suppress armed oppositions and ensure peace and stability in different parts of the country.

Sunday, January 15, 2017
Tarinkot City (BNA) Following Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) clearing operation, 12 armed insurgents were killed in southwest Urozgan province.
Atal 205 national army press office stated BNA, the operation was carried out in Baghak-Kariz and outskirts of Trinkot city the provincial capital of the province, in which 12 armed insurgents were killed and 7 others were wounded.
According to the source, in the operation different kinds of ammunitions were seized too.

Sunday January 15, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Over 16 anti-government militias were killed and seven others were wounded during mopping-up operations in northern Faryab and Badakhshan provinces.
Press office of 209 Shaheen army corps issued BNA, the operations under the code name of “Kokcha 8” were launched to annihilate armed rebels and protect the lives and properties of people in restive areas of Yaftal district, Badakhshan and Ghormach district of Faryab province.
Several villages have been cleared from existence of Taliban militants in Yaftal district of Badakhshan province and a round of mine had been discovered and defused in Zamborak region of Ghormach district of Faryab during the operations.

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