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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...

14 ISIL militants killed in Afghan province 

14 ISIL militants killed in Afghan province 

JALALABAD, Aug. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Fourteen militants of ISIL , including a woman fighter, were killed during airstrikes in Nangarhar, eastern Afghanistan, a local police said Tuesday.The strikes were launched in Muhmand Murghai and Sat Khan localities of Achin district, Nangarhar province late on Monday, provincial police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashreqiwal told Xinhua. No civilians...

Premature blast kills 2 militants, injures 10 civilians in Afghanistan 

Premature blast kills 2 militants, injures 10 civilians in Afghanistan 

KUNDUZ, Aug. 27 (Press Shia Agency)- Two militants of the Taliban insurgent group have been killed and 10 Afghan civilians injured in an accident blast in northern province of Kunduz, an eyewitness and an official said Sunday."The Taliban forced villagers to stand around an area along a road in Kharkaran area of restive Chahar Dara district late Sunday, to cover themselves while planting a...

New Trump strategy for Afghanistan proves abortive

New Trump strategy for Afghanistan proves abortive

TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – Leader of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan Party Mohammad Mukhtar Mufleh said increasing America’s military presence in Afghanistan, under Trump’s new strategy, will yield no fruitful result.In an exclusive interview with the international desk of Mehr News Agency (Press Shia Agency), Mohammad Mukhtar Mufleh, Leader of the Islamic Movement of...

5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

5 Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan 

KABUL, Aug. 21 (Press Shia) – Five Taliban militants were killed following an airstrike conducted by Afghan Special Forces in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday, the government military said."On Monday morning, on a confirmed tip off, Afghanistan Operational Coordination Group (AOCG) carried out an airstrike on a Taliban position in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province,...

Afghan airstrikes kill 19 militants 

Afghan airstrikes kill 19 militants 

SHIBERGHANA, Aug. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – total of 19 militants have been confirmed dead and eight others injured as government forces aircrafts targeted Taliban hideouts in Aqcha district of Jawzjan district with Shiberghan as its capital over the past two days, an army spokesman Nasratullah Jamshidi said Monday.The aircrafts, according to the official, attacked Taliban positions in Beshpak...

Over 50 killed by militants in N Afghan attack 

Over 50 killed by militants in N Afghan attack 

SARI PUL, Aug. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – More than 50 people, including several civilians, were brutally killed by militants in northern Afghanistan's province of Sari Pul, a provincial government spokesman said Monday.Two rival groups of Taliban and the ISIL militants made alliance and jointly attacked Mirza Olang village in Sayyad district on Thursday, and captured it on Saturday, the day...

8 ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province 

8 ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province 

 JALALABAD, Jul. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – At least eight insurgents loyal to the ISIL group have been confirmed dead after security forces from the ground and air pounded the hardliner outfit positions in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday."A total of eight ISIL rebels were killed after the government forces from the ground and air targeted their hideouts in...

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