PARUN, Afghanistan, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — Up to 30 Taliban fighters were killed and three soldiers injured in a clash took place between the government forces and militants loyal to the Taliban, in eastern Afghan province of Nuristan, a senior provincial official said Monday. The incident took place early Monday morning, in the restive Barg-e-Matal district
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 26, 2017 ISLAMABAD — Afghan officials confirmed Wednesday a Taliban attack has left at least 26 soldiers dead and 13 others wounded in the southern province of Kandahar. The overnight assault in the Khakrez district targeted an Afghan National Army, or ANA, base, an official statement quoted Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat
Press TV February 7, 2017 Afghan authorities have confirmed at least 119 deaths after avalanches buried entire villages in the north, east and central parts of the country. Meanwhile, civilian and government rescue workers are trying desperately to dig out possible survivors. Army helicopters were dispatched to the affected mountainous areas on Tuesday to deliver
Ayaz Gul / VOA News February 5, 2017 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN — Officials in Afghanistan say an avalanche caused by heavy snowfall struck a remote village Sunday in the eastern province of Nuristan, killing at least 50 people, and raising the nationwide death toll in the past three days to nearly 100 in such incidents. Another avalanche
Reuters: Afghan authorities are appealing to local elders in the remote eastern province of Nuristan to help prevent militants loyal to Islamic State from expanding into new territory. The initiative comes as fighters and their families, scattered in recent months by U.S. and Afghan air strikes and special forces ground operations, seek new safe havens.
Press TV August 14, 2016 Nearly a dozen Afghan police officers have been killed and several others injured in a series of attacks by the Taliban militants in the country’s troubled north and east, local security officials say. In the first incident, at least two police officers were killed and nine others were wounded in
Khaama Press: Local officials say the students were returning home after taking part in the university entry test in Paroun, the province capital, late Friday afternoon. The students reportedly came from Nangaraj High School of Noorgaram District. The incident also left three other students wounded. Click here to read more (external link).
AOPNEWS | January 14, 2016 The Taliban faction loyal to Mullah Mansur posted on their website yesterday a report with a photo of what appears to be members of Afghanistan’s military who have allegedly surrendered themselves to the Taliban in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province. Per the Taliban report, the ‘personnel’ includes 13 soldiers, 13 policemen, six