22 August 2019

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Wednesday August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a meeting with the country’s security and defense forces, said that further efforts should be made for tightening security of the capital Kabul, BNA reported. At the meeting which was held at the Police Deployment and Management Center (DMC), the President after hearing reports from the minister of interior and other police authorities, said that all those police officers with small mistakes have been imprisoned, would be absolved and released except those have violated people rights. The President thanked the entire police personnel of the country for their struggle to tighten security of Afghanistan 100th Independence Day which was marked at the center and provinces of the country. “Peace is a need of the country, but peace restoration will not change our treaties with our international partners,” said the President adding that after peace agreement, financing, equipment, training and supporting the country’s police personnel would continue. The President said: “The country’s security and defense forces will continue fighting any threats with all power until peace is restored.” “Daesh and all terrorism affiliated terrorist networks should be suppressed and eliminated, anywhere found, with the help of the people,” said the President. The President asked the entire police personnel for ensuring security of the Presidential Election as they are successful in the battlefield.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah in a meeting with the Norwegian special representative for Afghanistan discussed the latest development on intra-afghan peace expected to be hosted by Norway, his office said Tuesday.
At the meeting which was attended by the country’s acting minister of foreign affairs, representatives from the US and Germany embassies, the Norwegian special envoy spoke about his country’s preparation for hosting the intra-Afghan dialogue and said facilitation have been provided for the talks, according to the statement.
He said his country would spare no effort to help restore a lasting peace in Afghanistan, according to the statement.
The CE welcomed the Norwegian special envoy for his country’s preparations to host an intra-Afghan peace dialogue and reiterated the stance of the people and government of Afghanistan toward a fair and lasting peace in the country.
Both sides also exchanged views about the upcoming presidential election, the statement said.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The National Security Council says there is a need for international consensus against Daesh.
The National Security Council (NSC in a statement on Tuesday said Daesh poses a threat to Afghanistan and the world and that it needs an international consensus to be suppressed.
The group claimed a deadly track in Kabul on Saturday evening which left more than 60 civilians dead.
“Daesh is behind dozens of deadly attacks against Afghan civilians and has posed a serious threat.  This also threatens Afghanistan, the region and the world and it needs a national, regional and international consensus,” said Kabir Haqmal, a spokesman of the National Security Council.
Previously, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani had vowed to eliminate all safe havens of the Daesh as the country marked 100th Independence Day after a horrific wedding attack claimed by the militant group that killed 63 people all civilians.
President Ghani laid a wreath at the Azadi Memorial minaret on Independence Day.
He said the main celebration of the centenary of Independence Day was postponed to honor the victims of the deadly attack but added that “we will take the revenge of our people”.
“We will eliminate Daesh hideouts all around the country.  The fight against Daesh will be intensified,” the president said.
It is worth mentioning that at least 63 people were killed, and more than 180 others were wounded in the attack which happened inside the wedding hall where 1,200 guests were attending.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 06:22

Narcotic Drug Seller Detains in Nangarhar

Wednesday August 21, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) A person along with dozens packages of narcotic drug was arrested by Afghan police personnel in eastern Nangarhar province.
The narcotic drug seller along with 37 packages of drug was arrested in Bazar Darounta, Kabul-Jalalabad highway.
Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA reporter, the arrested person in his primary investigation confessed to that he was busying on selling narcotic drug in various parts of Nangarhar province.
According to another report, 23 people were arrested accused of different criminal cases in Nangarhar province.
The suspicious were arrested during military operations and vehicles’ searching in different parts of Nangarhar province.
The arrested perpetrators are accused in robbery, people harassment, narcotic drug smuggling and forging documents.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 06:21

Three Civilians Abducted by Taliban

Wednesday August 21, 2019
FIROZ KOH CITY (BNA) At least three civilians have been abducted by Taliban fighters in Ghor province.
According to reports, the Taliban fighters first abducted to civilians in Kabul-Ghor highway, then stormed on a tribal elder’s house in Dawlatyar district of the province and took him with them as well.
Abdul Hai Khatibi spokesman of Ghor governor in a telephonic contact with BNA reporter confirmed the kidnapping of three civilians by Taliban members.
Tribal elders and influential figures by mediation are trying to release the civilians from clutch of abductors, Khatibi added.

Wednesday August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) A girls’ school building have torched by Taliban fighters in north of Kabul province yesterday.
Based on reports, Taliban fighters stormed on Boyazar girls’ school building located in Shakar Dara district, Kabul province and by exploded bomb destroy the school’s building.
Local official in Shakar Dara district told BNA correspondent, most parts of the school building including classroom with tables and chairs and students’ documents have been set on fire.
Hundreds students were deprived from education, until the school building reconstruction, the source added.

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 05:55

Taliban Local Commander Killed in Takhar Clash

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Taliqan (BNA) Two Taliban rebels with their local commander were killed in a conflict by Afghan security forces in Takhar province last night.
Hashmatullah Muslim police chief of Takhar told BNA correspondent, the two insurgents were killed in Darqad District.
Two weapons, a motorbike of the insurgents were also seized in the clash, he added.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Drinking water provided for 539 families in Kunduz province.
Feraidon Azhand rural development ministry spokesman told BNA correspondent, these families have access to drinking water by digging  eleven drinking water wells in Haji Hafiz region, Aliabad District and Turkmanan region, Kunduz province.
The wells was drilled at the cost of 3 million Afghanis through national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kozkunar District of that province.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Seventeen Taliban Rebels were killed in Kapisa province last night.
Abdul Ghafar Nooristani press in charge of Khas operation army corps told BNA, the insurgents were killed by commando forces operation in outskirt of Nejrab District, Kapisa province.
A weapons cache of the insurgents has been destroyed in the raid, said Nooristani.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kunduz (BNA) A key commander of Taliban terrorist group was killed in commando forces raid in Kunduz province yesterday.
The insurgents were suppressed in Khanabad-Kunduz highway.
ANA senior commander in Pamir army corps told BNA, a key commander of Taliban was killed and his bodyguard has been injured.
The commander was involved in most of the recent deadly attacks in Kunduz province.
T. Yarzada

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