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6 militants, policeman killed in eastern Afghan clashes

6 militants, policeman killed in eastern Afghan clashes

GHAZNI, Nov. 18 (Press Shia) –Six armed insurgents and one policeman were killed and 15 militants wounded during clashes in eastern Afghan province of Ghazni on Friday, the provincial police chief said Saturday."The clashes erupted after government forces engaged in Taliban insurgents in Abband district late Friday. And the fighting left six Taliban militants, including two insurgents' local...

22 policemen killed in S Afghan checkpoints attack 

22 policemen killed in S Afghan checkpoints attack 

KANDAHAR, Nov. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 22 policemen and 45 militants were killed after Taliban attacked police checkpoints in Maywand district of Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar overnight, provincial police spokesman said Tuesday."Taliban militants launched wide offensives on 15 security posts in Jagrum, Qala-e-Shahmir, Khak-e-Chopan and surrounding areas in Maywand...

Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 5 in S Afghan province 

Suicide attack kills 4, wounds 5 in S Afghan province 

LASHKAR GAH, Nov. 11 (Press Shia) – Four people including three Taliban fighters and one Afghan army personnel were killed and five soldiers sustained injuries after a suicide bomber targeted a military camp in Nawa district of the southern Helmand province on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Omar Zawak said."A Taliban terrorist riding an explosive-laden car was attempting to enter...

14 militants give up fighting in northern Afghan province 

14 militants give up fighting in northern Afghan province 

SHIBERGHAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – A total of 14 anti-government militants gave up fighting and handed over their weapons to local authorities in the northern Jawzjan province on Wednesday."Our door is open for the armed oppositions and I am calling upon all armed insurgents to give up fighting and resume normal life," provincial governor Mawlawi Lutfullah Azizi said at a ceremony to welcome...

Afghan police foil mini-truck bomb blast in Kabul 

Afghan police foil mini-truck bomb blast in Kabul 

KABUL, Oct. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Police in the Afghan capital Kabul arrested a would-be suicide bomber late Saturday night and foiled a terrorist attack in the city, Interior Ministry said in a statement released here Sunday."Acting upon intelligence report Kabul Police arrested a suicide bomber who was driving an explosive-laden mini-truck and attempting to blow it up in Kabul city," the...

12 militants killed in N Afghanistan's operations 

12 militants killed in N Afghanistan's operations 

KUNDUZ, Oct. 14 (Press Shia Agency) -- Up to 12 militants were killed and six others wounded following Afghan forces operations in the northern Kunduz province, an official said Saturday.The operation was launched early Saturday in the newly established Gultipa district of Kunduz province. As a result 12 militants were killed and six others wounded, said Ghulam Hazrat Karimi, press officer of 20...

Over 90 Taliban militants killed in operation in Southern Afghanistan

Over 90 Taliban militants killed in operation in Southern Afghanistan

MOSCOW, Oct. 08 (Press Shia) – More than 90 militants from the Taliban terrorist group were killed in a set of raids held in the Gereshk district of the southern Afghan province of Helmand during the last two weeks, local media reported.The Pajhwok news agency reported Saturday citing the police chief of the district about the Taliban victims in the operation...

18 insurgents killed in northern Afghanistan 

18 insurgents killed in northern Afghanistan 

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Sep. 20 (Press Shia) – Afghan forces backed by air power have killed 18 militants and injured 12 others in Chamtal district of Balkh province over the past 24 hours, police spokesman in the northern region Sayed Sarwar Hussaini said Wednesday. "The security forces backed by aircrafts targeted Taliban hideouts in several villages of Chamtal district, Balkh province since...

Key Taliban commander among 4 killed in northern Afghan province 

Key Taliban commander among 4 killed in northern Afghan province 

KUNDUZ, Sep. 10 (Press Shia) – Four militants, including a Taliban key commander, were killed in Qala-e-Zal district of Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province on Sunday, a local official said."The security forces launched coordinated offensive on Taliban hideout in Ghushi village of Qala-e-Zal district early Sunday, killing four rebels including their notorious commander Mawlawi Ismael on the...

12 militants killed in fresh Afghan operations

12 militants killed in fresh Afghan operations

KABUL, Sep. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Twelve militants were killed and 13 others wounded in military operations launched by Afghan security forces within the past 24 hours, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday."The operations were conducted in Nangarhar, Kapisa, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Uruzgan, Badghis, Balkh, Faryab and Helmand provinces. The security forces also destroyed three...

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