23 September 2018

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Friday September 7, 2018 Asadabad City (BNA) Clashes between ISIS and Taliban loyalists ongoing in eastern Kunar province. Dozens loyalists of ISIS and Taliban terrorist groups were killed and several others were arrested during the conflicts until now. According to reports, the clashes started from Chapa Dara district and spreading in different parts of Kunar province. A senior commander of Afghan National Army in east of the country told BNA reporter, three members of Taliban and four loyalists of ISIS terrorist group were killed during recent clashes. It is mentionable that, clashes have been occurred between ISIS and Taliban fighters in east and north of the country that the two groups sustained heavy losses. M.A.Ansari
Friday September 7, 2018 Firoz Koh City (BNA) A group of Taliban militants stormed on Tolak district’s building of western Ghor province last night. According to BNA report, hundreds Taliban fighters carried out attack on Tolak district’s building and government installations located in the district. Senior commander of Afghan National Army in the west of the country told BNA reporter, Afghan security forces by cooperation of reinforcement troops succeeded to repulse Taliban attack after 2 hours clashes. The senior commander confirmed the martyrdom of two policemen during the clashes. Taliban militants sustained heavy casualties, but the exact number is not clear yet, the source concluded. M.A.Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) A senior commander of Taliban terrorist group along with his 10 men were killed during suddenly attack in eastern Nangarhar province. The attack launched by National Directorate Security (NDS) personnel in Khogyani district of the province. According to reports, Mullah Rafiullah the commander along with his men were busy on organizing a series of terrorist activities that targeted by NDS personnel. Spokesman of Nangarhar governor told BNA correspondent, Mullah Rafiullah along with his 10 men were killed and 10 terrorists were arrested during the attack. There were no damage on part of Afghan security forces at the end of the assault, the source added. M.A.Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) The construction work of 55 public utility projects has been started in eastern Nangarhar province. The projects include supplying of drinking water, rural road reconstruction, road asphalting, power supply and handicrafts. Press office of Nangarhar’s office by releasing a statement reported that, the projects will be cost over 550 million Afghanis that will be paid by internal and external organizations. The projects would be implemented in 20 districts and central of the province. Local officials said, by implementing of the projects hundreds families will be benefited. M.A.Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan plans to send the first cargo to Europe via Azerbaijan in the near future. As noted, the goods will be sent through the Lapis Lazuli route, which runs through Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and passes on to Europe. The goods will be delivered by road, rail, and maritime transport. Afghanistan plans to supply carpets, saffron, medicinal plants and other goods. Abdul Qadir Bahman, CEO of Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce, said that trade via Lapis Lazuli is safer and cheaper in comparison with alternative routes. According to the Lapis Lazuli project, railways and highways will connect the city of Torghundi in the Afghan province of Herat with Turkmenistan's Ashgabat, and further with the Caspian port of Turkmenbashi. The corridor will extend to Baku, going further through Tbilisi to Ankara with branches leading to Poti and Batumi in Georgia, and go ahead from Ankara to Istanbul. The budget of the project is estimated at $2 billion. This large-scale project is aimed at increasing the economic integration of countries in the region and increasing trade. Trend Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) In-charge of police in Farah airport was martyred by unidentified gunmen late yesterday. The incident was happened in Farah city the provincial capital of Farah province. A security source in Farah reported BNA, the attackers after shooting on police in-charge fled from the area and police has started searching to identify and capture them. No individual or group has taken the responsibility of the assassination so far. Meanwhile, residents of Farah province asking from government to ensure security situation in the province. M.A.Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) India has assured Afghanistan of continued financial assistance for the treatment of Afghan children suffering from congenital heart disease as part of its massive humanitarian assistance to the war-torn country, it learnt. India has been providing annual financial assistance of one million dollars since 2015-16 to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS). The third instalment of USD 1 million was disbursed to ARCS in August 2017. With this assistance, from August 2017 to July 2018, a total of 467 Afghan children, covering age group from as young as four months to 18 years have been treated at Artemis, Fortis, Max Hospital and other hospitals. Kabul is hopeful that many more needy Afghan children and their families would benefit from this assistance. India takes pride in being able to contribute towards the good health and well-being of Afghan children and people of the embattled country. India has played a major role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban regime and has invested over $2 billion in various reconstruction and infrastructure projects. The construction of the major Salma Dam, the new Afghan parliament building, Zaranj-Delaram highway, and some other projects are among the key investments India has done so far in the country. India pledged a fresh aid package of $1 billion to support the reconstruction projects in Afghanistan during a visit by Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to New Delhi in late 2016. Thestatesman Ansari

Friday, 31 August 2018 16:02

Man Kills his Wife and Daughter

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) A mother along with her daughter were killed by her husband in eastern Nangahar province last night. The incident took place in Baladeh region, Jalalabad city the provincial capital of the province. Neighbors of the families said, the man after beating his wife and 9-year-old-daughter killed them and succeeded to flee from the province. Spokesman of Nangarhar governor, Ataullah Khogyani in a telephonic contact with BNA correspondent confirmed the event said, efforts has started to identify and capture the culprit of the case. The main reason behind the incident is not clear yet. M.A.Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson promised Britain’s continued support for Afghan security forces a statement from the National Security Adviser’s Office said on Friday. Williamson made the promise in a meeting with Afghanistan’s newly-appointed national security adviser, Hamdullah Mohib in the capital Kabul, according to the statement. The British minister was quoted by the statement as saying that until his country can ensure security on the streets of Afghanistan, people won’t feel security back in Britain. Mohib said Afghanistan would seize any opportunity to improve security in the country, so that future generations could be spared the current bloodshed, as the country battles a Taliban insurgency and the rising threat of Islamic State terrorism. Britain has agreed to send an additional 440 soldiers to Afghanistan to train security forces. Half are set to arrive in August and the remainder in February 2019, according to British media reports. With the additional troops, the overall number of Britain’s boots on the ground in Afghanistan will rise to around 1,100. Thenation Ansari

Friday August 31, 2018 Kabul (BNA) At least 43 armed oppositions were killed and 19 others were wounded during joint military operations led by Afghan security forces within the last 24 hours across the country. Ministry of Defense (MoD) press office stated BNA, the operations have been conducted to suppress terrorists, protect the lives and properties of people and ensure peace and stability in insecure areas of Nangarhar, Ghazni, Paktia, Kandahar, Urozgan, Faryab, Kunduz, Baghlan and Helmand provinces. Three suspicious were arrested, 10 motorcycles and a hideout belonging the terrorists have been destroyed by Afghan security troops during the operations, the source added. M.A.Ansari
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