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Monday September 14, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 56 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Afghanistan in the last 24 hours.
According to BNA report, five patients have died due to coronavirus, while 435 patients has been recovered within the last 24 hours.
With this, the total cases are now 38,772 the total reported deaths are 1,425 and total recoveries are 32,073 in Afghanistan.
Officials in Ministry of Public Health reported that 5,274 active cases of COVID-19 among patients at under their care as Saturday morning in Afghanistan.
It is mentionable that until now 107,167 samples of coronavirus has been tested in laboratories of the ministry across the country, the officials added.

Monday, September 14, 2020
Kabul (BNA) As Taliban attacks increased in parts of the country, the Ministry of Defense responded to recent Taliban movements with four air missions.
According to BNA, the Ministry of Defense announced today that the air force has carried out four air missions in four provinces in the past 24 hours, inflicting heavy casualties on Taliban.
The Ministry of Defense says the operation was carried out in Kandahar, Balkh, Helmand and Nangarhar, killing or wounding more than 70 militants, but did not specify how many were killed or wounded.
Meanwhile, Assadullah Khaled acting minister of National Defense Ministry said yesterday: "As the talks in Doha began, the Taliban increased their attacks in order to gain points at the negotiating table."
Khalid emphasizes that the Taliban will not gain anything with their adventures.
T. Yarzada

Monday, September 14, 2020
Kandahar (BNA) Hundreds of needy families received humanitarian assistance in Kandahar.
These families have been severely affected by wars, floods and spread of the Coronavirus and need help.
The Kandahar Media Office said in a newsletter said that food was distributed to more than 400 families during this period.
These ingredients included flour, oil, rice, bean and tea.
However, the officials of the province announced that the process of helping the needy families will continue.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 14 September 2020 06:53

Suicide Bombers Killed in Kunar Air Strike

Monday, September 14, 2020
Asadabad (BNA) Six suicide bombers were killed in an air strike in Kunar.
The terrorists were reportedly targeted by airstrike of security troops last night while organizing a series of terrorist attacks in Kunar at their hideout in Suki district.
A source of Selab Army Corps in east of country told BNA, six suicide bombers were killed in the strike.
He said two of the killed attackers were probably Pakistani nationals.
It is not clear which terrorist group these terrorists belonged to.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 14 September 2020 06:52

Men Detained on Suspicion of Criminal Offenses

Monday, September 14, 2020
Herat (BNA) Ten men were arrested in Herat on suspicion of involvement in criminal offenses.
They are accused of theft, murder, drug trafficking and embezzlement.
The Herat police press office said in a statement that the men were arrested overnight during operations and during search of vehicles in the city and a number of districts in Herat.
Meanwhile, the citizens of Herat have always expressed concern about the increase in criminal offenses.
T. Yarzada

Monday, 14 September 2020 06:50

Series of Blasts Prevented in South of Country

Monday, September 14, 2020
Kandahar (BNA) A series of explosions were prevented in south of the country today.
Security and defense forces discovered and defused 38 mines planted by Taliban on busy roads in Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan and Zabul.
A senior official of Atal Army Corps in south told BNA that the Taliban intended to target military and civilians by setting off a series of bombings and causing panic in the community.
No one has been arrested in connection with the bombings.
T. Yarzada

Monday, September 14, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) A man allegedly responsible for transporting ISIS suicide bombers to Nangarhar has been arrested.
Mullah Mohammad Zaman, with another ISIS member, was arrested Sunday night during a special operation by national security forces from Kama district.
Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, told BNA that Mullah Mohammad Zaman was responsible for transferring ISIS suicide bombers to Nangarhar.
According to Khogyani, the ISIS member was involved in dozens terrorist incidents in Nangarhar.
Mullah Zaman in first investigation admitted to transferring dozens suicide bombers to Nangarhar in recent years; the invaders who shaped the deadly events, especially the civilians.
T. Yarzada

Monday September 14, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Dr. Karima Hamed Faryabi has been appointed as acting and nominate minister for Ministry of Economy (MoE).
BNA quoting Administrative Office of the President reported, based on President Ghani’s order, Karima Hamed Faryabi appointed as acting and nominate minister for Ministry of Economy.
It is supposed that Mrs. Faryabi will introduce by State Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs to Lower House (Parliament) for confidence vote, source reported.  

Monday September 14, 2020
KANDAHAR CITY (BNA) Afghan national defense and security forces succeeded to discover and confiscate 38 round of different type of mines in southern Kandahar province within the last 24 hours.
Ministry of National Defense by releasing a statement reported, the mines have been planted by Taliban fighters to target innocent civilians and Afghan security troops in relevant areas of Shah Wali Koot district of the province.
By discovering and neutralizing the mines, dozens bloodiest incidents have been prevented in the mentioned district, the statement added.

Monday, 14 September 2020 04:43

Polio Vaccination Campaign Started in Farah

Monday, September 14, 2020
Farah (BNA) The polio vaccination campaign for nearly 2, 000 children began in Farah yesterday.
Mahtabuddin Noorzai, head of Farah's public health department, said at the start of the campaign that polio cases were threatening Afghanistan and Pakistan and that there were 44 polio cases in Afghanistan.
He added that the program is being implemented in Bakwa, Bala Block, Khak-e-Safid and Golestan districts of the province, which is at high risk of polio.
He also said that the program will last for three days and that nearly 200,000 children under five will be vaccinated.
T. Yarzada

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