MPs blame security officials for fueling insecurity

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: Members of the Wolesi Jirga (WJ) expressed their concerns over increasing insecurity and alleged that security officials are fueling insecurity. In the Saturday’s session, they discussed insecurity in different parts of the country and killing of local policemen by the Taliban after a long clash. They alleged …

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Five terrorists detained in Ghazni

AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Saturday said that five suspected terrorists were arrested in Ghazni province. In a press release issued here, the NDS said that its operatives had arrested five terrorists during a special operation in Ghazni City. The arrested terrorists were identified as Sebghatullah, Shamsuddin, …

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73 insurgents killed in military offensives

AT-KABUL: At least 73 armed Taliban fighters were killed and 80 others were wounded in different crackdowns within past 48 hours. In a press release issued here, Ministry of  Defense (MoD) said that Afghan National Army  (ANA) in collaboration with Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of Security (NDS) …

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Key Taliban commander killed in Herat

AT-KABUL: A notorious Taliban commander has been killed in western Herat province, said local official. Herat Police Chief, Abdul Majid Rozi, told media that the police killed an important Taliban commander on Saturday during a military operation. The militant commander was identified as Wazir. He stressed that the Taliban commander …

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160 teams compete in Kabul futsal championship

AT-KABUL: Afghan Football Federation said on Saturday that the Kabul futsal championship has been kicked-off where at least 160 teams are participating. Chief of the Futsal Committee, Deen Mohammad Safi, told Afghanistan Times that the tournament is held to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. All of the teams are …

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