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Saturday, 09 September 2017 12:41

MoD: Joint Clearing Operations Kill 58 Insurgents

Saturday September 9, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Over 58 anti-government militias including their senior local commander were killed and 10 others were wounded during joint military operations led by Afghan National Security and Defense Forces within the last 24 hours across the country.
Ministry of National Defense press office issued BNA, the operations were conducted with support of Afghan air and artillery forces to suppress armed oppositions and protect the lives and properties of people in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Urozgan, Farah, Badghis, Balkh, Faryab, Kunduz and Helmand provinces.
In addition, 34 armed oppositions were wounded during the clearing operations as well.
Some heavy and light weapons, ammunitions and war equipment have been seized by (ANDSF) during the operations, the source added.
T/M.A.Ansari

 

Saturday September 9, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Foodstuffs and cash have been distributed to 300 returned and needy families in eastern Nangarhar province.
Most of the families recently returned from Pakistan and each families have received 6,700 Afs and foodstuffs in this round.
A source from Refugees and repatriation department of Nangarhar reported BNA, the assistances provided from charity organizations.
Process of helping to destitute and returned families continuing in the province, the source added.
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Saturday September 9, 2017
Kabul (BNA) With discovering and defusing six rounds of mines, Afghan security forces succeeded to prevent a series of bloodiest explosions in eastern Nangarhar province.
Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal spokesman of Nangarhar police told BNA reporter, the mines had been planted by Taliban and ISIS terrorist groups to carry out bloodiest incidents on innocent civilians in highways of the province.
No one was detained accused of the fail mine plantings and security forces started searching to capture the perpetrators of the events and bring them to the court for further judgment, Mashriqiwal added.
Anti-government militias by planting roadside mines in crowded areas and highways of Afghanistan claimed the lives of innocent civilians including women and children.
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Saturday September 9, 2017
Kabul (BNA) At least 9 armed rebels were killed due to latest air attack in southwestern Zabul province the night before last.
The militants targeted and killed, while they were busy on organizing a series of terrorist attacks in their hideout.
Ghulam Jilani Farahi security director of Zabul told BNA reporter, 9 anti-government militias were killed following the attacks.
The raids carried out by Afghan Air forces, Farahi added.
It has been said, a hideout of Taliban militants along with all military equipment had been destroyed due to the attacks.
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Saturday September 9, 2017
BEIJING (BNA) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday that there will be the first meeting between the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan by the end of this year. Addressing a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif who arrived here early this morning, the Chinese foreign minister said that before the end of this year, there will be the first China, Pakistan and Afghanistan foreign ministers’ meeting to be held in China. “We have identified three priority areas which are strategic communication, security dialogue and practical cooperation. And on that basis we will work on the tri-lateral cooperation starting from the easier matters, and with a goal of establishing a new platform for regional cooperation”, he added.
Wang Yi, said his country will continue to support Pakistan in the war against terrorism, adding that peace in Afghanistan remains in the interest of both countries, adding, China wants improved relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Khawaja Muhammad Asif said the relations between China and Pakistan are exemplary and that Pakistan deeply values China’s support for the country’s territorial integrity. He said there is no military solution to the Afghan conflict and that the Kabul-Islamabad tensions should end through political talks. “The solution to the Afghan problem is fundamentally a political and not a military one,” he added.
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Saturday September 9, 2017
Washington (BNA) India has legitimate security interests in Afghanistan, like Pakistan, and the US is open to having international partners for constructive investments to stabilise the war-torn country, a top American diplomat has said. “Just as Pakistan has very real and legitimate security interests in Afghanistan, so does India. And we would like to see and appreciate constructive economic investments in Afghanistan’s stability and institutional stability,” Alice Wells, the acting assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asian Affairs, told a Congressional Subcommittee. Wells was responding to a question from Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera on India’s role in Afghanistan.
Bera said the more India is involved in Afghanistan, the more Pakistan seems concerned, and asked Wells how would she negotiate in that situation to bring stability to Afghanistan. “If you look at India, by 2020, they’ve (Indians) pledged to spend $3 billion. Some of the projects they’re already funded include the parliament house; an important dam; training in India for experts and in agriculture... very vital programs that Afghanistan is going to need,” Wells replied. “And in that instance, I think, the more international partners we can bring to bear who do constructive investments, again, in the economic sphere and in the development sphere - we are very supportive of,” she said.
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Friday September 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) A top commander of Taliban terrorist group along with his three men lost their lives following drone attack in central Maidan/Wardak province the night before last.
Naqibullah Amini spokesman of police chief in Maidan/Wardak said BNA correspondent, the militants targeted and killed by unmanned airplane in Markhana region, Narkh district of the province.
Mawlavi Farid local commander of Taliban militants also among the dead.
Three armed oppositions were wounded following the raid, Amini added.
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Friday September 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghan security forces by launching a joint military operation succeeded to discover and seize 35 kg explosive materials in central Parwan province.
Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai police chief of Parwan told BNA reporter, the joint military operation was conducted by Afghan security personnel in Nasro village, Bagram district of the province, which 35 kg explosive materials discovered from Abdullah’s house.
It was supposed that the explosive materials to be used in terrorist and destructive activities and making roadside mines, Mamozai added.
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Friday September 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) The construction work of terminal for Mimana City’s airport has started the other day.
The foundation stone of the terminal put down at the presence of Mohammad Hamayoun Fawozi governor of Faryab, Mohammad Hashim representative of Faryab’s people in Wolesi Jirga and other local officials of the province.
Mir Nasir representative of Airport terminals of the country told, the terminal has designed with international standards and will be constructed at the cost of over 6,000,000 Afs from development budget of government within the next 12 months.
The mentioned terminal has capacity of 600 passengers in a time and to be built on 800 squad meters of land, Nasir added.
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Friday September 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Translator of coalition forces was killed and 10 others including six foreign troops were wounded following suicide attack in central Parwan province the night before last.
Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai police chief of Parwan told BNA correspondent, the suicide attacker who riding motorcycle targeted foreign forces’ convey in 3rd gate of Bagram Airport, where the security personnel are stationing in Parwan province.
Meanwhile, eyewitnesses say eight civilians were injured and several foreign personnel were killed in the incident.
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