06 July 2020

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Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 239 new positive cases of the coronavirus from 668 samples tested in the last 24 hours.
According to BNA report, the ministry also reported 34 new deaths from COVID-19 and 737 recoveries within the last 24 hours.
With this, the total cases are now 33,190 the total reported deaths are 898, and total recoveries are 20,103 in Afghanistan.
M.A.Ansari



 

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) As many as 11 anti-government militias were killed and 11 more were wounded during separate clashes with Afghan security forces in Kandahar and Ghazni provinces.
Security officials reported that, six terrorists were killed and three more were wounded during conflicts with Afghan security forces in relevant areas of Muqar, Deh Yak districts and Ghazni city.
Meanwhile, five armed oppositions were killed and 8 others were injured following clashes with Afghan security forces in Marouf district of Kandahar province.
M.A.Ansari

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) A member of Logar provincial council was injured after unidentified gunmen stormed on her vehicle in Pul-e-Alam city the provincial capital of the province this morning.
Dedar Lawang spokesman of Logar governor told BNA reported, unknown gunmen carried out attack on vehicle of Nafisa Hejran member of provincial council of Logar today, as a result Nafisa Hejran and her driver were injured.
Now the member of provincial council and her driver are under treating and their health conditions not critical, Lawang added.
M.A.Ansari

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Afghan security forces succeeded to push back a terrorist attack carried out on their security checkpoint in Mir Bacha Koot district of Kabul province last night.
Ministry of interior in a statement reported that, two terrorists stormed on a security shell in Pul-e-Sofyan region, Mir Bacha Koot district of Kabul, that their attack successfully rebelled by Afghan security forces.
A terrorist was killed and another was arrested along with some heavy and light weapons, the statement added.
M.A.Ansari
 

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) As many as 19 anti-government militias were killed and 12 more were wounded during clashes with Afghan security forces in Zabul province.
Ministry of interior by releasing a statement issued that the conflicts took place, while a group of Taliban fighters stormed on Afghan security forces’ checkpoints in relevant areas of Shahr Safa district and Qalat city the provincial capital of the province.
19 armed oppositions were killed and 12 others were wounded during the clashes, the statement added.
Some heavy and light weapons and several vehicles belonged to the insurgents have been seized during the assaults, the statement further added.
It is mentionable that after the clashes, Afghan security forces succeeded to discover and conflict 18 round of different type of mines in crowded areas of the mentioned regions.
M.A.Ansari

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen said that all parties in Afghanistan need to focus their attention on peace efforts, amid the recent surge in violence, in Afghanistan.
He deplored all acts of violence and urged all parties to exercise maximum restraint, to achieve a sustainable ceasefire and realize the long awaited peace by the people of Afghanistan.
Noting, on the other hand, the positive developments towards dialogue, the Secretary General called on all Afghans to redouble their efforts exerted, to achieve long lasting peace and reconciliation, in the country.
By reiterating the firm commitment of the OIC to stand by the people of Afghanistan, Al-Othaimeen concluded his statement.
Spa
Ansari

Monday July 6, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Foodstuffs have been distributed to 350 poor and needy families in eastern Nangarhar province.
Press office of Nangarhar’s governor by releasing a statement reported, the aids have been provided by World Food Program (WFP) and distributed to the families, those affected during COVID-19 outbreak.
The distribution assistances include, flour, cooking ghee, pea, sugar and salt, the statement added.
M.A.Ansari

Saturday, July 4, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar held a telephone conversation with British Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ms Alison Blake CMG.
At the onset, both sides exchanged views on the global experience of the COVID-19 pandemic and deliberated the impacts it has had on Afghanistan and the United Kingdom.
The main topic of discussion was the Afghan peace process. Both sides also exchanged views on the latest developments in the peace process such as concerns on the increase in the level of violence, the mechanisms needed for monitoring a reduction of violence, release of prisoners by the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban, and the importance of beginning Intra-Afghan negotiation.
Minister Atmar and Ambassador Blake also deliberated the importance of regional and international engagement and the need for consensus on the Afghan peace process.
The British Ambassador reiterated the support of the British government for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.
M.A.Ansari

Saturday, July 4, 2020
Herat (BNA) The first raisin processing factory was opened in Herat.
The factory is capable of processing and packing up to two hundred tons of raisins a day.
Jelani Farhad spokesman for Herat governor told BNA, the opening of the factory, along with job creation for 200 workers, will increase the amount of raisin processing in Herat to 3,000 tons.
The construction of the factory has cost five hundred thousand dollars for Ministry of Agriculture.
However, the construction of the factory has raised hopes of increasing raisin exports to world markets.
T. Yarzada

Saturday, July 4, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Executive director of Sorkhrud District, Nangarhar, was lost his life in a magnetic mine blast.
Abdul Wasy Antezar executive director of Surkhrud district was lost his life in a magnetic mine blast placed in his vehicle in first district of Jalalabad city.
It is said that so far no individual or group has claimed the responsibility of the mine blast.
T. Yarzada

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