22 September 2018

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Friday, 21 September 2018 10:10

Afghanistan Dump Bangladesh by 136 Runs

Friday September 21, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team has defeated Bangladesh national cricket team by 136 runs in their last group match of Asia Cup 2018 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi late on Thursday. First, Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bat against Bangladesh, scored 255 for seven. Rashid Khan and Hashmatullah Shahidi smashed 50s. Bangladesh then lost the wickets of Liton Kumar Das, Mominul Haque and Mohammad Mithun in quick-succession. Two veteran Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah tried to repair the early damage. But Rashid Khan removed both of them and put further trouble on the Tigers innings. Bangladesh were eventually bowled out for 119 in 42.1 overs. Shakib was the highest scorer with 37. Rashid, Mujeeb and Naib claimed two wickets each for Afghanistan. Afghanistan 255/7 in 50 overs (Shahidi 58, Rashid 57*, Naib 42*) Bangladesh 119/10 in 42.1 overs (Shakib 32; Rashid 2/13, Mujeeb 2/22, Naib 2/30) Man of the Match: Rashid Khan M.A.Ansari
Friday September 21, 2018 Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team after two back-to-back victories over Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the group stage to face with Pakistan national cricket team today in the second match of Super Four in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. Pakistani After winning their first Group clash against Hong Kong by eight wickets thrashed by India by 8 wickets on Tuesday. Squads for Pakistan vs Afghanistan clash: Pakistan Squad: Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Usman Khan, Shan Masood, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Nawaz, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Afridi Afghanistan Squad: Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Asghar Afghan (c), Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Najibullah Zadran, Munir Ahmad, Sayed Shirzad, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Javed Ahmadi M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Herat City (BNA) At least 47 people including women and children were injured due to traffic accidents in western Herat province. Dr. Mohammad Aref Jalali head of doctors in regional hospital of Herat told BNA reporter, 47 people including 6 women and 11 children were wounded due to road accidents in the province. Carelessness of people, disobedience from traffic laws, lack of awareness from traffic laws and carelessness of drivers are the main reasons behind the deadly traffic accidents, Jalali added. Also 30 injured including 7 women have been shifted to hospitals due to beating. M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Asadabad City (BNA) About six Pakistani rebels were killed following air attack carried out by Afghan air forces in eastern Kunar province. The Pakistani terrorists have been targeted and killed when they wanted to enter beyond Durand Line into Afghanistan soil. A senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA correspondent, six Pakistani militants were killed during the raid. Until now this is not clear that the terrorists were belonged to which terrorist groups. It has been said there were damages on part of civilians following the attack. M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Kandahar City (BNA) Foodstuffs and non-foodstuffs have been distributed to hundreds returned, war-affected and poor families in southern Kandahar province. An in-charge of refugees and repatriation department in Kandahar said BNA correspondent, in this round 610 destitute, war-damaged and returned families from Pakistan have received foodstuffs and non-foodstuffs. Process of aids distribution to needy, war-affected and returned families from Pakistan continuing in the province. M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Asadabad City (BNA) Recently clashes have been erupting between Islamic State for Syria and Iraq (ISIS) and Taliban terrorist groups in eastern Kunar province. The clashes took place between the two terrorist groups in vicinity of Chapa Dara district of the province, in which several ISIS and Taliban members were killed. A senior commander of Afghan National Army in the east of the country told BNA reporter, during the clashes 8 ISIS loyalists and Taliban militants have been killed and 6 others were wounded. During the last years, deadly incidents occurred between the ISIS and Taliban terrorist groups in various parts of the country, in which hundreds terrorists from both sides have been killed and wounded. M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Jalalabad City (BNA) At least 20 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, Ghanikhial, and Koot 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 20 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 six round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent from a series of blast in Nangarhar province. Also during this period, a weapon storage belonging 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 storage. Local officials in the province claimed that ISIS members used the weapon storage in their terrorist and destructive activities. M.A.Ansari

Friday September 21, 2018 Kandahar City (BNA) Following special operations that conducted by Afghan security forces, 17 suspicious accused of criminal cases were arrested in various parts of western Kandahar province within the last 24 hours. The arrested people are accused in murder, robbery, narcotic drug smuggling and human trafficking in different parts of Kandahar province, press office of police in the province issued in a statement. The people were arrested during special operations and vehicles’ checking from different parts of Kandahar province, the source added. M.A.Ansari
Friday September 14, 2018 Bamyan City (BNA) By exploitation of a water supply network the problems of 550 families have been settled from shortage of drinking water in central Bamyan province. According to BNA local correspondent report, the water supply network has been built with a sum of over 14 million Afghanis funded by Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Dasht Eisa Khan region, Bamyan city the provincial capital of Bamyan province. Mohammad Asef Mubalegh deputy of Bamyan governor, Eng. Abdul Qader Aazad head of national water supply program in Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and related officials were present during inauguration ceremony of the water supply network. M.A.Ansari
Friday September 14, 2018 Ghazni City (BNA) Over 30 Taliban militants including their two senior leaders were killed during air raids led by U.S. forces in Ghazni province. According to BNA report, press office of U.S. forces in Afghanistan by releasing a statement issued that the terrorists have been targeted in Nawah district, Ghazni province, in which Haji Salman Akhunzadah and Hamidullah two top leaders of Taliban along with their 28 men were killed. The militants were involved on organizing a series of terrorist and destructive activities that targeted by U.S. drones and killed, the statement added. U.S. military officials in Afghanistan say, by launching such attacks war ability of Taliban will be decreased day by day. M.A.Ansari
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