Ariana: Health officials in the northern province of Kunduz said Sunday that the infectious disease claimed the lives of eight people last (solar) year while 1,700 others contracted the illness. “We registered 1,713 patients of Tuberculosis in the year 1400 whereas the number was 1,605 in 1399. Poverty and economic difficulties are the big reasons
Tolo News: In recent years, many farmers in Kunduz province have started cultivating Asafoetida. Farmers in Kunduz say that asafoetida, or “hing” is a medicinal plant and its income is more profitable than other products. They add that if the government cooperates with them, the production of hing and the export of this plant abroad
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi April 22, 2022 An explosion at a mosque and religious school in northern Afghanistan’s Kunduz region during Friday Prayers has killed at least 33 people, a Taliban official said on April 22. Students of the school are among the dead, said Zabihullah Mujahid on Twitter. “We condemn this crime…and express our deepest sympathies
8am: Local sources in Kunduz province have confirmed that a suicide bomber blew up himself inside a mosque in the Imam Sahib district of Kunduz province. According to sources, at least 40 prayers have been killed and more than 50 others injured. Click here to read more (external link). Related Deadly bombing in Mazar sparks
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi April 21, 2022 A series of explosions killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens more in Afghanistan on April 21. An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif killed at least 11 people, said Zia Zendani, spokesman for the provincial health authority in the city,
Tolo News: Residents of Kabul called for the celebration of Nawroz as the government said it does not intend to officially celebrate the first day of the 1401 solar year. Nawroz is the first day of solar year and is usually celebrated by the people and governments of some regional countries – but this year
8am: Wrestling athletes from 11 provinces entered the ring for two days in Kunduz Province. The winners of the tournaments and those athletes with outstanding performance will be introduced to participate in overseas tournaments on behalf of Afghanistan. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Health officials in Kunduz report, a 40-bed center for measles treatment has been established at District Hospital in Kunduz with funding by Doctors Without Borders (MSF). According to Kunduz Health Department, the center that treats measles patients has been built and equipped with modern medical supplies. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Eighty thousand people in Kunduz have received the COVID-19 vaccine in the past six months, officials confirmed Friday. “More people are coming. People understand about the value of the vaccine. The people who received vaccines are safe and healthy,” said Sayed Mehran Hashimi, a vaccinator. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a former government soldier and his brother in Kunduz province. According to reports, the crime rate in Kunduz has recently increased and, some of the victims are soldiers of former security forces. Click here to read more (external link).