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Sunday, 16 September 2018 06:15

War-Damaged Families Receive Assistance

Sunday September 16, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Hundreds displaced families have received foodstuffs and cash in northern Takhar province yesterday.
Spokesman of Takhar governor told BNA correspondent, 483 families that displaced due to war have received foodstuffs and cash in Taliqan city the provincial capital of Takhar province.
The families have been displaced due to war from Baharak, Yangi Qala, Khawaja Ghar and Dasht Qala districts of the province, the source added.
Each family from 93 families have received 16,000 Afghanis, while each family from 390 families have received 10,000 Afghanis.
ACTED office have distributed two sacks of flour, two cans of cooking oil and 8 kg pea and also World Food Organization have been distributed 16 items for the mentioned families.
It has been said, the families expressed their pleasure while receiving the aids.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday September 15, 2018

Aibak City (BNA) About seven local police officers including a policeman were martyred following Taliban night-time attack in northern Samangan province.
Baba a commander of local police in Samangan told BNA reporter, the militants launched attack on security shells in Dara Suf Payeen district of the province, in which seven local police personnel including a policeman were martyred.
During clashes 17 other local police personnel including a policeman were injured and a security checkpoint captured by Taliban, the source added.
Meanwhile, uprising forces succeeded to thwart Taliban attack and the terrorists sustained heavy losses, the source further added.
Abdul Yaqeen Ahmadi district governor of Dar Suf Payeen told, 14 Taliban militants were killed and countless others were wounded during the attack.
Ahmadi asked from government to conduct military operations for suppressing terrorists, otherwise the district will be fall to Taliban.
M.A.Ansari 
 

Saturday, 15 September 2018 11:27

ASF Kill 25 Taliban Militants in Farah

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Farah (BNA) 25 Taliban militants were killed in the last three days during military operation by Afghan Security Forces (ASF) in Farah province.
Colonel Fazel Ahmad Shirzad police chief of Farah told BNA correspondent, 25 armed Taliban were killed in military operation in Sor village, Farah province and 15 others have been injured.
He added, numerous of heavy and light weapons were also seized by Afghan Security Forces as well.
According to another report, the security officials of Farah province discovered and neutralized six roadside mines.
Colonel Fazel Ahmad Shirzad police chief of Farah told BNA correspondent, armed Taliban planted six mine for killing of civilians on Sor village road, discovered and neutralized by security officials of that province.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Charikar (BNA) An explosion targeted the National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Parwan province, leaving at least eight of them dead or wounded.
According to reports, in the incident, at least four personnel of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) lost their lives in the explosion.
The report says the incident took place earlier today in vicinity of Khalazai area of the province and as a result four NDS personnel also sustained injuries.
The explosion was triggered by an improvised explosive device planted on a roadside.
No individual or group has committed the responsibility behind the incident, but security sources of Parwan blamed Taliban for the incident.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Kabul (BNA) A number of women can economically play effective role in the society, as recently, Afghan women have obtained successes and achievements in term of handicrafts.
Head of Khaharan handicrafts and carpet weaving company Bibi Shirin Haidari told The Kabul Times that she is working in different sections of handicrafts for 17 years.
“I have started my work from zero, when we were in Pakistan and my children were not able to work. Thus, I decided to work to ensure livelihood of my children and send them to school. At first, I started carpet weaving and then I learned handicrafts,” she further said.
“When we returned to Afghanistan, I got 20,000 afg microloan and I could finally be the head of Khaharan Handicrafts Company. As many as 60 people are working in my company and if we get a project, over 100 women would cooperate with us,” she added.
She said I mostly worked on Afghan clothing, hand-made jewelries, etc. which enjoy good market in and abroad.
She said as I have suffered too much in this respect, I make effort to train those women who have financial problems so they become self-sufficient.
She said her company has been registered in ministries of women affairs, commerce and women entrepreneurs’ federation.
She added holding exhibitions are effective whether they are in or abroad.
She said I have traveled to many countries such India, Tajikistan, Moscow, Dobai and Iran where I have displayed our handicrafts and earned good money.
She said annually, we hold a 14-day handicrafts fair in India.
At the end, she said my message to women was to never give up, they should make effort to grow what they have been learnt. They should become self-reliance in order to improve Afghani handicrafts on one hand and earn good money on the other.
This is while the women in cooperation with the government and non-government organizations have made considerable achievements in different fields over the last 15 years.  
  Karima Malikzada
 

Saturday September 15, 2018

Farah City (BNA) Up to eight anti-government militias were killed during three separate attacks led by Afghan security forces in western Farah province last night.
The terrorists have been targeted in their hideouts in relevant areas of Bala Balock district and Farah city.
Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the west of the country told BNA reporter, eight armed oppositions were killed and others 6 were wounded during the raids.
According to reports, the militants were busy on organizing a series of terrorist and destructive activities that targeted and killed by Afghan security forces.
It has been said, several hideouts belonged to Taliban terrorist group along with all military equipment have been demolished during the attacks.
M.A.Ansari 

Saturday, 15 September 2018 07:47

Civilians Wound Due to Roadside Mine Blast

Saturday September 15, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) At least five civilians were injured following road side mine blast in eastern Nangarhar province.
The blast occurred in Bazzar Kohna region, Khogyani district of Nangarhar province.
Five civilians were wounded following the mine blast, Ataullah Khogyani spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA correspondent.
Meanwhile, doctors in health center called critical the health conditions of two injured of the incident.
No individual or group has commented regarding the blast so far.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday September 15, 2018

Jalalabad City (BNA) As many as 23 supporters of ISIS terrorist group killed during latest attacks carried out by Afghan Special Forces in vicinity of eastern Nangarhar province last night.
The terrorists have been targeted and killed in various parts of Khogyani, Bati Koot, Naziyan and Acheen districts of the province.
Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA correspondent, air and ground raids carried out by Afghan Special Forces in different parts of the mentioned districts, in which 23 ISIS adherents were killed and their several hideouts along with some military equipment have been destroyed too.
According to another report, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating four round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast in Nangarhar province.
Also during this period, three weapon storages belonged to terrorist group have been seized by Afghan security troops in relevant areas of Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province.
Several heavy and light weapons have been seized from the storages.
Local officials in the province claimed that ISIS members used the weapon storages in their terrorist and destructive activities.
M.A.Ansari
 

Saturday, 15 September 2018 07:45

5 Dead As Army Helicopter Crashes in Farah

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Farah (BNA) Five people lost their lives while a helicopter belonging to Afghan armed forces crashed in western Farah province.
According to reports, the incident took place last night while the helicopter was transporting security personnel.
ANA senior commander said, the helicopter has crashed due technical problem in Ranj region, Khak-e-Safeed District.
He further added that five people including security personnel and the pilot of the helicopter lost their lives in the incident.
He said that investigation is underway regarding the cause of the crash, but Taliban claimed that they had fallen the helicopter in Farah province, the claim that has been strongly rejected by national defense ministry officials.
T. Yarzada
 

Saturday, 15 September 2018 07:41

Regions Clean Up From Insurgents in Laghman

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mehtarlam (BNA) In continuing anti-terrorist operation in Laghman province, several regions have been cleared from insurgents.
The operation have been launched aimed to clean regions from insurgents and to restore peace to the citizens of Laghman.
In the operation, hundreds of army, police and national security were attended.
Senior commander of ANA in east of the country told BNA, from the begging of this operation a month ago, tens regions of Alinegar district and highways of Mehtarlam center of Laghman province have been cleared from insurgents.
Alinegar is one of the districts which located in north-east of Laghman province.
The district is sometimes evidence of the presence of armed Taliban, that invaders are targeting the bigger road of Mehtarlam.
T. Yarzada
 

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