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18 insurgents killed in raids

AT-KABUL: At least 18 militants were killed and 17 others were wounded in different operations within past 24 hours, officials said Tuesday. In a press release issued here, Ministry of Defense (MoD), said that Afghan National Army (ANA) with the cooperation of Afghan National Police (ANP) and National Directorate of …

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Mortar shell blast leaves 4 dead in Kunduz

AT Monitories Desk-KABUL: Four children were killed and 18 others received injuries after a mortar shell exploded in northern Kunduz province, local officials said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Chahar Dara district, killing four children and wounding seven others, a spokesman for the 808th Spinzar Police Zone said. …

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Four Taliban insurgents killed in Takhar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Afghan security forces have killed at least four Taliban insurgents in an offensive carried out in northern Takhar province, officials said on Tuesday. The offensive was launched Monday night in the Darqad district. Maj. Gen. Shir Aziz Kamawal, commander for the 808th Spin Zar zone, told Pajhwok …

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Three killed in Paktika blast

AT-KABUL: At least three people have been killed and 19 others wounded in a bomb blast in the Janikhel district of southeastern Paktika province on Wednesday, local official said. In a statement issued here, the provincial media office said that the terrorist act was occurred on 10:30 local time in …

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NDS arrests two terrorists in Laghman

AT-Kabul:  The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Tuesday said that its operatives arrested two terrorists who planned to conduct terrorist activities in Mahtram city, the provincial capital of the eastern province of Laghman, said a statement issued by NDS. The captured people identified as Rafai-U-Allah and Baberzai who confessed …

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38 Daesh terrorists killed in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL:  At least 38 militants loyal to Daesh (Islamic State) were killed during Afghan national security forces massive counterinsurgency operation in eastern Nangarhar province within past 24 hours, said officials Wednesday. A press statement issued by the Ministry of Interior, said that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces launched large-scale …

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Foreigners among 10 militants killed in Badakhshan

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: At least 10 militants, including foreigners were killed and 14 others received injuries during an operation carried out in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Sunday. Ahmad Navid Frotan, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the operation—codenamed Kokcha 011—was launched in the Juram district …

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Helmand flare-up; ‘Eleven killed, 21 wounded after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives in Lashkargah city’

AT-KABUL: At least eleven people were killed and 21 others received injuries after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives outside a Kabul Bank branch in Lashkargah, the capital city of Helmand province, officials said on Saturday. “Around 02:30am local time, a suicide car bomber targeted an Afghan National Army …

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Nangarhar residents revolt against Daesh

AT-KABUL: People in the eastern province of Nangarhar are pestered of the Daesh terrorist group’s harassment, said officials. “People have been pestered enough of Daesh harsh activities in four districts of the province,” provincial spokesman Ataullah Khogianai said. “Daesh cruel activities caused to the people uprising against this group and …

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Taliban commander killed in Helmand

AT-KABUL:  A Taliban commander along with his nine associates was killed in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in Sangin district of southern Helmand province. In a statement issued on Monday, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that three militants were also …

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