25 September 2020

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Sunday September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 125 new positive cases of COVID-19 from 398 samples tested in Afghanistan within the last 24 hours.
According to BNA report, four patients have died due to coronavirus, while no patient recovered within the last 24 hours in the country.
With this, the total cases are now 39,044, the total reported deaths are 1,441 and total recoveries are 32,576 in Afghanistan.
Officials in Ministry of Public Health reported that 5,027 active cases of COVID-19 among patients at under their care as Sunday morning in Afghanistan.
It is mentionable that until now 108,591 samples of coronavirus has been tested in laboratories of the ministry across the country, the officials added.

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Qala-e-Naw (BNA) With the construction of an irrigation canal in Badghis, the water requirement for hundreds of acres of fields supplied.
The canal is located at the bottom of two mountains in Qadis district and transfers water from these mountains to the farmlands.
An official from Badghis Department of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock told BNA that with the construction of this irrigation canal, the required water supply has been provided to nearly three hundred acres of farmlands.
The peasants welcomed the construction of the canal, calling it a boost to their business.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 20 September 2020 07:24

Blasts Prevented in Kandahar

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Kandahar (BNA) The Taliban's plan to stage dozens of bombings in Kandahar failed.
The security forces discovered and defused forty-six mines from busy roads in Kandahar this morning.
It is said that the villagers were also cooperated in discovery of a number of these mines.
Atal Army Corps in south of the country said in a statement that with discovery of the mines prevented a series of explosions in Kandahar.
The military says the Taliban wanted to use the landmines to create bloody incidents for civilians.
Taliban mostly planted bombs and mines on busy roads of the province, which victimized innocent civilians.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Police discovered a weapons and magnetic mines cache in a part of Kabul last night.
Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian told BNA reporter that the Interior Ministry's anti-crime police officers, during an operation in Kabul section, seized a storehouse of weapons and magnetic from a house.
With discovery of the weapons cache, terrorist incidents prevented in Kabul.
T. Yarzada

Sunday September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Afghan National Army (ANA) succeeded to discover and confiscate 4776 round of different type of mines within the last six months in Afghanistan.
Ministry of Defense (MoD) by releasing a statement report, the mines have been planted by Taliban fighters to target innocent civilians and Afghan security forces in crowded areas, public roads and residential areas, but fortunately the mines have been discovered and neutralized by Afghan National Army.
By discovering and confiscating the mines, thousands bloodiest incidents have been prevented and also the lives of thousands innocent people have rescued, the statement added.
Meanwhile, Afghan National Army by discovering and neutralizing the mines succeeded to prevent from devastation of hundreds km roads, hundreds bridges and culverts across the country, the statement underlined.

Sunday, 20 September 2020 05:26

President Ghani Arrives in Bamiyan

Sunday September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan leading a high level government delegation has arrived in Bamiyan province this morning.
Sediq Sediqqi spokesperson of President tweeted, President Ghani will have meetings with the local officials, elders and the people of Bamyan province during his visit.
He will chair a senior security officials meeting and will also visit some historic sites during the day, Seddiqi added.

Sunday September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Ashraf Ghani President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in a virtual discussion with Narendra Singru, the Asian Development Bank’s Country Director for Afghanistan talked over continued assistance of ADB to Afghanistan in energy and transport sectors, particularly infrastructural and development areas.
According to BNA report, President Ghani stressed that the government of Afghanistan could adopt proper approaches amidst spread of the coronavirus, enabling it to implement economic programs to improve the living condition of the people.
The president also articulated different aspects of cooperation between Afghanistan and the Central Asian countries, especially in the areas of energy.
The country director of ADB referred to the Afghan government’s plans and efforts on containing corona and assistance delivery to people, said the government had been able to maintain market stability and was capable to work jointly with the international community to cope with spread of the pandemic.
He added the government of Afghanistan could meet the required criteria including well-devised strategies and plans for dealing with corona and preventing its negative effects, providing timely health services, building coherence with international partners, and assistance delivery to vulnerable groups of the Afghan society, which enabled it to receive further aids from ADB and other donor agencies.

Sunday, 20 September 2020 04:29

Blast Wounds Two Civilians in Balkh

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Mazar-e-Sharif (BNA) An explosion took place yesterday evening in Mazar-e-Sharif city central Balkh.
Balkh police spokesman Adel Shah Adel said, two civilians were injured in the blast.
The bomber struck in front of a stadium in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, he said.
The Balkh Public Health Department says five people injured in the blast, including a woman, have been taken to hospital.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 20 September 2020 04:27

Failed Taliban Bombing on Mosque in Nangarhar

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Jalalabad (BNA) Taliban's plan to target worshipers in Nangarhar failed.
A senior Army Corps official in east of the country told BNA that the Taliban tried to target worshipers with the bombing, but not succeeded to their evil goals.
The security troops discovered the bomb in collaboration with residents of the area.
Taliban mostly planted bombs and mines on busy roads of the province, which victimize civilians.
T. Yarzada

Sunday, 20 September 2020 04:26

Afghanistan Records 22 New COVID-19 Cases

Saturday, September 20, 2020
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Public Health reported that out of 95 samples, 22 cases have turned positive in the last 24 hours.
At least 108,193 samples have so far been tested in the governmental labs, and there still are 4,906 known active cases in the country.
According to the ministry, within 24 hours, there are zero reports of recoveries and deaths.
The new cases recorded in Balkh 22, Nangarhar three, and Kunar two.
The total number of cases in Afghanistan is 38,919 Total deaths are 1,437 and the total recoveries are recorded 32,576.
COVID-19 global toll has increased to 30,504,864 and the dead are reported more than 951,841.

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