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Airstrikes kill 20 insurgents in Afghan western province 

Airstrikes kill 20 insurgents in Afghan western province 

FARAH, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 20 insurgents including their three local commanders were killed and eight others injured during airstrikes conducted by Afghan air forces in Farah province, west of Afghanistan on Saturday, defense ministry said in a statement released Sunday. "The air forces targeted insurgents' hideouts in Khak-e-Safid district of Farah province on Saturday,...

Premature blast kills 4 Taliban militants in E. Afghan province

Premature blast kills 4 Taliban militants in E. Afghan province

ASSADABAD, Jan. 06 (Press Shia) – A Taliban key commander and three of his armed fighters were killed after their explosive device went off prematurely in the eastern Kunar province on Friday night, provincial Police Chief Juma Gul Humat said Saturday."Taliban key commander Mubarak Shah alias Jahan along with three of his men was busy in making mine in a house in Narai district on Friday...

ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghan air raid attack 

ISIL militants killed in eastern Afghan air raid attack 

KABUL, Jan. 01 (Press Shia) – Five militants from ISIL group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the command of Special Forces said Monday.As a result of an airstrike launched by Afghan Special Operation Forces in district Dih Bala, Nangarhar province on Sunday evening, five terrorists from ISIL died and two ISIL fighters wounded, Operational Coordination Group...

16 insurgents killed in eastern Afghan provinces 

16 insurgents killed in eastern Afghan provinces 

JALALABAD, Dec. 17 (Press Shia Agency) – Sixteen insurgents of Taliban and ISIL group were killed in two eastern Afghan provinces, authorities said Saturday.Two Tajikistani militants of ISIL terrorist group were killed after a NATO-led coalition forces' drone struck Langari Kando locality of Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province at around midday Saturday, a provincial government spokesman,...

Air raids kill 5 militants in S Afghan province 

Air raids kill 5 militants in S Afghan province 

KABUL, Dec. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – At least five insurgents were killed and three others injured during the Afghan forces airstrikes in Helmand province, south of Afghanistan on Saturday, the defense ministry said in a statement on Sunday."Afghan air forces targeted the hideouts of militants in Sangin district of Helmand province on Saturday, killing five militants and injuring three...

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...

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