15 November 2019

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Thursday, November 7, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Aziz Ahmad Panjshiri, a professor at Kabul University was martyred by Taliban militants in Baghlan-Kunduz highway, Baghlan police official said on Wednesday.
According to provincial police spokesman Ahmad Jawed Basharat, Panjshiri’s body has been transferred to a local hospital in Baghlan Markazi district.  Meanwhile, Khalil Narmgoi chief surgeon at Baghlan Markazi Hospital told media that their investigations show that Panjshiri was almost 70 years old and killed by gun shot.
National Unity Government leaders condemned assassination of Kabul University lecturer, Professor Aziz Ahmad Panjshiri in Baghlan-Kunduz highway, saying Taliban terrorists cannot prevent expert and penmen’s determination for glorifying of culture and education in the country.
“President Ghani was saddened by martyrdom of Prof. Panjshiri, who have spent 70 years of his life for serving culture and education affairs of the country.  He has trained many students and many academic researches and works left from him.” The presidential statement quoted the president as saying.
President Ghani extended his condolences to family, friends, academic and cultural societies of the country, adding Taliban could not prevent people and penmen’s will for glorifying of the culture and education in the country the statement added.
Meanwhile Chef Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah sympathized assassination of Prof. Panjshiri, calling him as one of the prominent cultural and academic figures of the country.
“Prof. Panjshiri’s martyrdom would be a great loss to the country and the terrorists once against showed their enmity with education and culture,” Dr. Abdullah was quoted in a statement released by his press office yesterday.
Dr. Abdullah also extended his condolences to the family and friends of Shaheed Panjshiri and prayed for the departed soul.
The leading body of the Ministry of Information and Culture also condoled death of Aziz Ahmad Panjshiri, saying his martyrdom did not mean end to his life and works.
“Historic Geography of Ghor, silk road, landscape of the cities in Naser Khesraw Balkhi logbook, Panjshiri the land of heroes and chronology of Kabul incidents are the popular works of Aziz Ahmad Panjshiri,” the ministry said in a statement.  The ministry went on saying that Panjshiri was the member of the commission and was working hard for promotion and preservation of culture in the country.
Panjshiri retired from teaching at Kabul University almost four years ago and was currently working with Kabul Municipality and Ministry of Information and Culture.

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah chaired the displaced and returnees’ executive meeting here at the Sapidar Palace on Tuesday, a statement said.
Addressing the session, minister of refugees and repatriates Sayed Hussain Alemy Balkhi said his led ministry could register around 95 thousand of displaced families, where 52 thousand of which being supported by the international donor agencies and 12 others by the Afghan government. “We are trying to attract more support for remaining 31 thousand displaced families,” the statement from Chief Executive Press Office said.
The representatives of the ministry of refugees and repatriates and UN high commissioner for refugees briefed the session on upcoming international meeting of migration which would be held in Geneva from 17 to 18 December, calling the meeting a good opportunity for attracting more support to the displaced and returnees, according to the statement.
Thanking the ministry of refugees and repatriates as well as the UN high commissioner for refugees’ efforts, Dr. Abdullah instructed them to speed up their winter support programs for the returnees and displaced families.
The Chief Executive said a technical committee should be established to specify those in need and prioritize their works accordingly before the arrival of winter session, the statement added.

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Information and Culture, Hasina Safi, in a meeting with Commissioner of the Independent Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan said that the Ministry continued to raise awareness on human rights values, BNA reported,.
Shukrullah Mashkoor, commissioner of the independent human rights commission asked Ministry of Information and Culture’s cooperation with commission, adding their meeting was aimed to seek ministry’s cooperation in raising awareness on human rights values through media in the country, the agency quoted him as saying.
Expressing support to the commission’s programs, Minister Safi said her led ministry was ready to help raise awareness on human rights values.
Both sides agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint cooperation between the two organs, the agency added.

Thursday, 07 November 2019 05:04

Taliban Weapons Depots Discover in Helmand

Thursday November 7, 2019
LASHKARGAH CITY (BNA) Two weapons depots belonged to Taliban fighters have been discovered by Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province the night before last.
The weapons depots have kept in GarmSair district of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan national army in Helmand told BNA correspondent, some heavy and light weapons and amount of explosive materials have been seized from the weapons depots.
There were no Taliban fighters at the area during discovering the weapons depots, the source added.
M.A.Ansari

Thursday November 7, 2019
JALALABAD CITY (BNA) Foodstuffs have been distributed to hundreds poor and destitute families in eastern Nangarhar province.
The families have forced to leave their houses due to presence of Taliban fighters and recent flash floods.
The aids include rice, flour, cooking ghee, bean, tea and salt.
Nangarhar’s press office by releasing a statement issued that the assistances after launching survey have been distributed to 400 poor families.
Process of aids distribution ongoing by internal and external charity organizations to destitute families in Nangarhar province, the statement added.
M.A.Ansari

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Pul-e-Khomri (BNA) One of Taliban local commanders was killed in Jelga of Baghlan province yesterday.
Fazluddin Moradi governor of Jelga district told BNA local correspondent, Amra a local commander of Taliban terrorist group was killed in a clash by Yousof militias another irresponsible commander in the mentioned district.
The mentioned commander harassed the elders and people in the district, he added.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 07 November 2019 04:58

Explosives Discovered in Logar

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Pul-e-Alam (BNA) Police of Logar province discovered 28kgs of explosives yesterday.
Police spokesman of Logar told BNA, the police forces discovered the explosives in a clearing operation from Zakerkhail village, Mohammad Agha District from a house.
Taliban used the explosives in making of mines, the source said.
No one has been arrested in connection of the case, but police say that they are trying to arrest the perpetrators.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 07 November 2019 04:56

Mine Blast Took The Lives of Six Policemen

Thursday, November 07, 2019
Qala-e-Naw (BNA) Six policemen were martyred in explosion of a mine in Moqor district, Badghis province yesterday.
Badghis police commandment told BNA, the policemen were martyred while their vehicle hit a roadside mine planted by Taliban in Qarqesh region, Moqor District, of that province.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Neli (BNA) Three policemen were martyred and another has been injured in Daikundi province last night.
Naqibullah Molistan head of Daikundi security directorate told BNA local correspondent, Taliban stormed on a police checkpoint of Kojran district, and killed three policemen and wounded another.
Taliban sustained casualties in the event, but exact figures is not clear yet.
T. Yarzada

Thursday, 07 November 2019 04:51

ASF Air Raid Kills Taliban Terrorist in Ghazni

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Ghazni (BNA) Eight Taliban terrorist group were killed in Ghazni province last night.
Emal Momand acting spokesman for Thunder 203 army corps press office told BNA, the Taliban were killed in air raid of Afghan security forces in Ander District, Ghazni province.
Another report says, a group of Thunder 203 army corps mine planters discovered and confiscated five mines from Nani region, Ander District, Ghazni province.
T. Yarzada

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