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Foreign soldiers kill family of three in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: Three civilians including two children all members of the same family were killed after the foreign troops opened fire at them in eastern Nangarhar province, local officials said Monday. The incident took place late Sunday in the Ghani Khil district. “Foreign troops opened fire and killed three civilians after …

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10 Daesh killed in Nangarhar

AT-KABUL: At least 10 insurgents loyal to the Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh terrorist group, including their four commanders were killed in an operation in eastern Nangarhar province, said officials. “Daesh fighters and their four commanders were killed in a ground and air operation carried out in Achin …

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Six security posts relocated in Badghis

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The locations of six security posts have been changed on temporary basis, following Taliban’s attack in Maqor district of western Badghis province, provincial officials said. A Provincial Council Member, Haji Bahauddin, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a group of militants carried out attacks on security posts in …

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13 villages cleared from Taliban in Wardak

AT-KABUL: Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army launched a joint clearance operation to clear the Nerkh district of Wardak province from terrorists and enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan. In the joint operation 13 villages were cleared from armed Taliban in Nerkh district, said a statement issued by …

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Transfer order of Qarabagh police chief sparks protest

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A large number of people organized a peaceful protest on Tuesday against a presidential order, transferring the entire police station in Qarabagh district of central Kabul province. Abdul Sami Sharifi, the district’s administrative chief, said Qarabagh police chief including the whole staff of the police station had …

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Kapisa officials detained on corruption charges

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Local provincial authorities on Tuesday said that ten military and civilian officials have been detained in central Kapisa provinces on charges of corruption. Police Spokesperson Mohammad Ayub Yousafzai told Pajhwok Afghan News that the individuals were detained on Monday by Ministry of Interior’s Heinous Crime Department Personnel. …

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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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