Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

Mixed Reactions to Imminent Release of Haqqani Prisoners

(TOLO news): Kabul residents interviewed by TOLOnews said that Anas Haqqani’s release, in particular, should result in a reduction of violence in the country. “We are ready for their release if the Taliban gets ready for peace,” said Hassan, a Kabul resident. “Each of the three is well known to all of us. Explosions and

Seven Dead, Seven Wounded in Kabul Car Bombing

(Voice of America): Seven people are dead after a car bomb detonated outside of government offices in the Afghan capital of Kabul Wednesday. Officials say seven others were wounded in the bombing, which was centered near the interior ministry headquarters. So far, there has been no claim of responsibility for the attack, which came a

39 Terrorists Perished During Clearing Operations

(BNA news):  About 39 anti-government militias were killed, five wounded and seven others were arrested during military operations conducted by Afghan security forces across the country. Ministry of national defense by releasing a statement issued that the military operations have launched by support of Afghan air forces to suppress armed oppositions and ensure peace and

Ghani Confirms Release of Three Top Haqqani Network Commanders

(ANT news): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday confirmed that Anas Haqqani, Haji Mali Khan and Hafiz Rashid, three top Haqqani Network commanders, have been conditionally released in exchange for the release of two foreign university professors who were kidnapped by the Haqqani Network in 2016. Speaking at a televised press conference, Ghani said the negotiations

Car Bomb Kills Seven in Kabul

(ATN news): According to Interior Ministry Spokesman, Nusrat Rahimi, the incident took place at around 7:25 am in Qasim Street of Kabul city. Rahimi added that the explosive-laden vehicle targeted the car of a foreign private security company, called “Garda World”, leaving four foreign employees of the company injured.  A number of children are also

Foreign Advisers among those Killed in Kabul Car Bomb Blast

(Didpress Agency): At least 7 people, including foreign advisers were killed during a suicide car bomb explosion in Kabul PD-15 on early Wednesday morning. Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Interior affairs confirmed that at least 7 people were killed during a car bomb blast around 7:30 am (local time) in police district

Airstrikes kill 32 Taliban militants in three provinces

(Khaama press): A series of airstrikes killed at least 32 Taliban militants in Sar-e Pul, Baghlan and Helmand provinces in the past 24 hours. The military officials said Wednesday an airstrike killed 22 Taliban militants in Sayad district of northern Sar-e Pul province. The 209th Shaheen Corps had earlier confirmed in an statement that the

12 Taliban militants killed or wounded by their own bomb in Ghazni province

(Khaama press): An explosion killed or wounded at least 12 Taliban militants in South-eastern Ghazni province, the Afghan military said. According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, an improvised explosive device went off among Taliban militants in Nazar Khan area of Andar district. The statement further added that the explosion killed 4 Taliban

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