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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:27

Taliban Key Commander Killed in Kunar Strike

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Asadabad (BNA) A key commander of Taliban terrorist group was killed in an air strike conducted by security forces in Kunar province last night.
Qari Solaiman was targeted in his stronghold in Sakano District.
ANA top commander in Selab army corps told BNA, Qari Solaiman key commander of Taliban was killed and his two guards were wounded in the strike.
Another report says, a series of blasts were prevented in Kunar province.
Security officials with collaboration of residents discovered and defused 11 mines from busy roads of Kunar province.
No one has been detained in connection of the failed mine planting.
Taliban mostly planted bombs and mines in crowded areas of the province, which victimized innocent civilians.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:25

Taliban Sustained Casualties in Zabul Operation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Qalat (BNA) Eighteen Taliban insurgents were killed and some others have been injured in a clearing operation conducted by Afghan security troops in Zabul province last night.
The operation carried out on strongholds of Taliban in pars of Arghandab District.
ANA top commander in south of the country told BNA, eighteen Taliban insurgents including three commanders of this group were killed in the operation.
It is said that four Taliban strongholds with all war equipment have been destroyed.
Another report says, a series of blasts were prevented in Zabul province.
Security officials discovered and defused seven mine and bombs from crowded ways of the province and prevented from series of blast.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:24

Ahmad Zia Saraj Introduced As Acting NDS Chief

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in a ceremony, introducing the acting chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), after expressing condolence over the Muharram 10th and the death of Ahmad Shah Massoud and the Martyrs Week, praised the country’s security forces and said as a result of their heroic, many key and strategic sites were retaken from insurgents, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Tuesday.
“I congratulate your victory in Wardoj and Yamgan districts of Badakhshan province,” said the president lauding the country’s security forces recent sacrifices.
The president said that the country’s security and defense forces have not been defeated and will never be defeated as they have capacity and firm determination, the statement quoted.
Pointing to the resignation of the former NDS chief, the country’s president said: “This was a good tradition from the former NDS chief who called himself responsible for the faults of his subordinates and then finally resigned.”
About the recently delayed peace process, he went on as saying that the peace process was possessed by the people of Afghanistan and the Afghan peace process was not regional, ethnical and sectarian, but is the will of the people of Afghanistan.
“Peace process was Afghan and its practicing would also be Afghan.  We convened national, regional and international consensus about peace and made condition for it, but the Taliban thought inaccurate.  This national would never surrender to force,” said the president assuring that the country would never retreat as the Afghans have chosen lasting peace.  Pointing to the ongoing presidential poll said the only way to overcome the 40-year crisis, is to implement the constitution and hold election.
He once again praised the country’s security and defense forces and said he had granted the title of ‘The Protectors of Democracy’ as they could successfully ensure security of the parliamentary election.
“Your duty is to fully ensure security of the forthcoming presidential election, in order to have an inclusive countrywide and transparent election,” said the president as quoted by the statement.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Kabul (BNA) The Presidential Palace in a statement the other day said that people and the government of Afghanistan pursue a dignified and sustainable peace and are committed to putting any effort into ensuring peace in the country, “However, the government considers the Taliban’s obstinacy to increase violence against Afghans as the main obstacle to the ongoing peace negotiations,” the statement said.
“We have consistently stressed that genuine peace is possible when the Taliban stop the killing of Afghans, embrace an inclusive ceasefire, and enter into direct negotiations with the Afghan government.”
The government of Afghanistan as the main initiator, advocate and executor of the peace process, respects the decision emanated from the Consultative Loya Jirga on Peace and is responsible to follow its mandate with the Afghans playing the central role and the government owning and leading the process, the statement added.
The government of Afghanistan praises the earnest efforts of its allies and is committed to working together with the United States and other partners to ensure honorable and enduring peace in the country, according to the statement.
The government of Afghanistan reiterates its stance on holding the presidential elections on September 28 to make sure the establishment of a legitimate government through the ballot box and to move forward the ongoing peace process with full wisdom and precision, the statement added.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in a meeting with Minister of Hajj and Islamic Affairs, Mawlavi Abdul Hakim Munib, at the Presidential Palace ordered that the case of his insult by Mullah Tarakhail should be seriously assessed, the presidential Press Office said Tuesday.
In the meeting, the Haigh Office of the President has pledged to officially send his cases to the Attorney General Office in writing and said the AGO should act based on the article 134 of the constitution.
Mullah Tarakhail a former MP has insulted the minister of Hajj and Islamic Affairs when meeting at the Presidential Palace.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:21

MoIC Leading Body Condoles Death of Ghafar Qutbyar

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Leading body of the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC in a message has expressed sadness over death of the country’s cinema successful artist Ghafar Qutbyar, passing away due to an illness he was suffering.
The deceased Ghafar Qutbyar devoted most years of his life to serve as a cinema artist role played in drama serials and various films and had lots of fans.
Leading body of the ministry considered his death as a loss, offered condolence and sympathy to the deceased family, colleagues and fans and wished the deceased paradise.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:20

27 Armed Oppositions Killed in Paktia Air Raids

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Gardiz (BNA) Twenty-Seven armed oppositions were killed in several air raids in Paktia province last night.
Emal Momand acting spokesman for Thunder 203 army corps told BNA, the insurgents were killed in coalition forces raid in Jaji Aryob and Zormat districts.
Seven other insurgents were also injured and three cars, three motorbikes of the insurgents were also demolished in the raids, said Momand
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Maidan-Shaher (BNA) Sixteen Taliban terrorist group were killed in Maidan-Wardak province last night.
Emal Momand acting spokesman for Thunder 203 army corps told BNA, the insurgents were killed in defense and security forces operation in outskirt of Nerkh District.
Five other insurgents were also injured in the operations.
According to another report, a group of Thunder 203 army corps discovered and confiscated three mines from outskirt of Paktia and Paktika provinces.
T. Yarzada

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Interior reported from arresting of five people on charges of terrorist activities.
Interior affairs ministry told BNA correspondent, police forces in two clearing operations that conducted in outskirt of Bagrami district and 5th precinct of Kabul, arrested five people on charges of terrorist activities.
Another report says, police forces of Kunduz province conducting clearing operation on insurgents in Chardara District, killed 18 Taliban rebels and wounded 9 others.
A terrorist leader who was responsible for organizing assassination of government stuffs in Kunduz province was also among the wounded.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday September 10, 2019
MAZAR-E-SHARIF CITY (BNA) An explosion jolted Mazar-e-Sharif city the provincial capital of northern Balkh province at 9:45am today.
Adel Shah Adel spokesman of Balkh police chief told BNA correspondent, the incident took place as a result of explosive materials placed in a bicycle and exploded close to Appeal Court in relevant areas of 5th, Mazar-e-Sharif city.
Two people were wounded following the explosion, but eyewitnesses say a person lost his life and another was injured during the incident.
No individual or group has commented regarding the explosion so far.
It is mentionable that today hundreds people are gathering in different parts of Mazar-e-Sharif city to celebrate Ashura day.

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