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7 killed in army chopper crash

AT News Report KABUL: Seven members of the Air Force were killed after their chopper crashed in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The chopper crashed after suffering technical problems in Hairatan area of the northern Balkh province on Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 pm local time. The chopper which …

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AAF receives two MI-35 choppers from India

AT News Report KABUL: In a ceremony on Tuesday in Kabul, the Indian officials donated two Mi-35 helicopters to the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD), following Dehli’s bilateral cooperation with the Kabul administration. According to the MoD, the Indian ambassador in Kabul, Vinay Kumar and Defense Minister Asadullah Khalid and …

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Plan adopted to improve “Kabul security”

AT News Report KABUL: Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday has said that a new security plan is on card to foster security for Kabul residents. Acting Interior Minister, Masoud Andarabi said security plan for Kabul has moved into 3rd phase, which requires to legalize all weapons and bulletproof vehicles …

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Mohib meets political activist who survived armed attack

AT News Report KABUL: The young National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib held meeting with the Kabul-based political activist, Nazar Mohammad Motmain on Tuesday to express his condolences over the recent incident. On Friday, a number of unknown armed men attacked Motmaine, but he fortunately escaped unhurt. Mohib pledge the incident …

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Ghazni blast leaves two dead

AT News Report KABUL: At least two civilians embraced martyrdom after their vehicle hit with a mine in southern Ghazni province on Tuesday morning, official said. A mine placed by Taliban hit a mini truck vehicle in Niaz Kalai area of Dehyak district in Ghazni at around 6:30am local time …

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17 drug traffickers sent behind bars

AT News Report KABUL: At least 17 drug runners were sentenced to years behind bars in the past one week after they were found guilty of drug trafficking. A statement issued by Courts of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) said Tuesday that 17 drug traffickers, including a woman sentenced to …

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85 civilians killed, 373 wounded in election related violence

AT News Report KABUL: A special report released Tuesday by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) describes the severe impact of election-related violence on civilians, mainly coming from the Taliban’s deliberate campaign of violence and intimidation to disrupt Afghanistan’s presidential election. UNAMA’s findings indicated that attacks targeting the electoral …

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