14 December 2019

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with members of service, production and industrial associations on renewable energy discussed efforts to substitute solar energy systems for fossil fuels, here the other day at the Presidential Palace.
The president said the government put efforts in place to replace alternative energy sources with fuel and coal in order to reduce air pollution.
The president highlighted that the government will consider this concept not only for government institutions, but for townships, private institutions, public baths, airports and factories to be able to deal with air pollution in a sustainable and effective fashion, according to the statement.

Saturday, 14 December 2019 06:15

Khawaf-Herat Railroad Agreement Signed in Kabul

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) An agreement on construction of the fourth phase of the Khawaf-Herat railroad was signed at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Thursday, a statement said.
The agreement was signed between Yama Shams, head of the Afghanistan Railway Authority and Kazakhstan INKON KZ Company in the presence of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the statement from the Presidential Palace said.
The fourth phase of the Khawaf-Herat railway is 43-kilometer-long and passes through Ghorian, Zanjabel and Zendahan districts of Heart province that border Iran. The project would end in 16 months and would cost $5.58 million dollars to be provided by the Afghan government, according to the statement.
The Khawaf-Herat railway track is 225 kilometers long and is constructed on the Afghan and Iranian soil. Two phases of the track which is 76 kilometers long has been already constructed from Iran’s Khawaf to Shamtegh border area and is ready for service. The 62-kilometer track from Shamtegh to the border of Afghanistan has been 95 percent completed.

Saturday, 14 December 2019 06:14

Taliban Militants Killed in Zabul Air Strike

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Thirteen Taliban militants were killed in an air strike conducted by security troops in Zabul province last night.
Abdul Ghafar Nooristani press in charge of Khas operation army corps told BNA, the militants were targeted by air strike of security troops on their rally in Trang and Jeldak District.
The deaths caused a severe blow to the Taliban’s ability to carry out terrorist attacks in that district, he added.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Mehtarlam (BNA) Nine commuters were lost their lives in a traffic incident in Kabul-Jalalabad highway last evening.
Colonel Merajuddin traffic head of Laghman told BNA correspondent, the event occurred as a result of a collision of a passenger car with an oil tanker in Kabul-Jalalabad highway, nine commuters of the passenger car including a child and a woman were lost their lives.
Two other passengers were also wounded and shifted for treatment to hospital, he added.
He cited the car driver’s negligence as the cause of the incident said, further investigation of Laghman provincial traffic department has started.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) A child was lost his life and four others have been injured in explosion of a mine in Nangarhar province yesterday.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman for Nangarhar governor told BNA, the blast occurred in a main road in Khogyani district which caused martyring of a child and wounding of four others, the injured of the even have been shifted to hospital.
Security officials of Nangarhar said that the mine was planted by Taliban and exploded as children passed by.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The organizer of Taliban suicide attack was killed with other Taliban insurgents in three Districts of Faryab province last night.
Abdul Karim Yourish spokesman for Faryab security directorate told BNA, Amanullah organizer of Taliban suicide attack in Doulatabad, Shirintagab and Khwaja Sabzposh districts, Faryab province with other Taliban insurgents killed in security and defense forces operation in outskirt of Doulatabad District.
He added, Amanullah played key role in most terrorist events, murder and violence incidents in three districts of Faryab province.

Saturday, 14 December 2019 06:06

Mine Blast Took The Lives of Ten in Ghazni

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Ghazni (BNA) Ten civilians were martyred in explosion of a mine in Jaghto District, Gahzni province yesterday.
Mohammad Aref Noori spokesman for Ghazni governor told BNA, the explosion was caused by a landmine which was planted in a car carrying passengers.
Ten civilians including four women and a child were martyred and six other civilians including three women have been injured, said Noori.
It is said that the vehicle was travelling from Daikundi to Ghazni provincial capital.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:34

Taliban Sustained Casualties in Kandahar

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Kandahar (BNA) Nine Taliban militants were killed in a clash by security troops in Kandahar province last night.
The militants riding motorcycles were suppressed in Maiwand District. ANA top commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, nine militants were killed in the clash and no harm sustained to civilians.
Another report says, a series of blasts were prevented in Kandahar province.
Police of Kandahar discovered and defused eight mines from main roads of Kandahar and several district of that province and prevented from a series of deadly events.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:32

Taliban Mine Planter Killed in Urozgan Conflict

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Trenkot (BNA) Eight Taliban mine planters were killed by security officials in Urozgan province last night.
The Taliban were targeted in Khas District while planting mine on a main road.
Senior commander of ANA in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, eight Taliban militants were killed in the conflict.
The Taliban wanted to plant a mine on a main road in Khas district, were killed by security forces.
It is said that no harm and casualties sustained to civilians and security troops in the conflict.
Another report says, a weapons cache of Taliban was discovered in Helmand province.
The cache was kept in a hideout of Taliban in Sangeen district.
According to another report, several heavy and light weapons were seized from the insurgents.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday December 11, 2019
CHARIKAR CITY (BNA) Including women and children 47 civilians were wounded following car bomb explosion in Bagram district, central Parwan province this morning.
Mohammad Mahfooz Walizada police chief of Parwan told, suicide attackers exploded a vehicle packed with explosive materials in Jaan Qadam region, close to an entrance gate of Bagram airbase.
The suicide attackers targeted convey of foreign troops while patrolling in the area, Walizada added.
After the explosion gunfire heard inside Bagram airbase as well, Walizada further added.
Meanwhile, Abdul Shakoor Qudusi district governor of Bagram said, 47 civilians including women and children were wounded following the car bomb explosion.
All the injured of the incident have been taken to hospital for treatment, Qudusi added.
Foreign troops stationed in Bagram said nothing about the incident so far.
No individual or group has commented regarding the attack until now.
M.A.Ansari

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