KABUL, July 20 (Xinhua) — One militant was killed and 12 others detained during a special operation in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Parwan overnight, the Afghan Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. “The personnel of Afghan army’s 201 Selaab Corps conducted a night operation in Qalacha locality of Parwan province last night. As a result one
Anwari was the leader of Hezb-e-Harakat, Islamic Movement Party of Afghanistan, and was under treatment in India. Sources have said Mr. Anwari was suffering from cancer and died as he was he undergoing treatment in India. Born in 1956 in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. Mr. Anwari has served in numerous governmental posts, including the provincial governor of
VOA News Ayesha Tanzeem June 2, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Regional officials in Afghanistan say Taliban abducted at least 17 passengers in the north of the country late Wednesday. Zabiullah Amani, the provincial governor’s spokesman, said the passengers, local residents of Balkhab district, were traveling to the capital of Sar-e-Pul province when Taliban kidnapped them. He said local
Press TV April 24, 2016 A senior commander of the Taliban militant group has been killed during an operation conducted by security forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Parwan. “During a special operation of Afghan National Police, deputy Taliban so-called district governor for Shinwari district of Parwan Province, named Alamuddin, was killed,” the Afghan Interior Ministry said in
1TV: An Afghan cement plant on Tuesday recommenced cement manufacturing after remaining shut for 20 years. Jabal-u-Siraj cement plant which is located in central Parwan province restarted producing cement after having been shut for 20 years, an official release said. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News Ayaz Gul April 5, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Officials in Afghanistan say that a suicide blast in the central Parwan province Tuesday killed at least six people and wounded at least 22 others. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Seddiqi confirmed the attack in the Siah Gerd district, saying almost all the victims were civilians, including women. He
Antiwar.com: Pentagon officials promised an investigation into an incident today in which a US soldier in a watchtower opened fire on an Afghan boy, shooting and killing him outside the Bagram airfield in Parwan Province. Click here for more (external link).
VOA News Ayaz Gul February 22, 2016 ISLAMABAD—Afghanistan’s military has downplayed the recent withdrawal of troops from bases in a restive southern province, saying “logistics” and “tactical” reasons prompted the move. This comes as Afghan, Pakistani, Chinese and U.S. officials prepare to meet in Kabul for a new round of four-way discussions to promote Afghan
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 22, 2016 An Afghan official says a suicide bomber targeting a police commander has killed at least 13 people in the province of Parwan. Provincial police chief General Zaman Mamozai said the attack occurred on February 22 near a clinic and a bazaar some 60 kilometers northwest of the capital,
1TV: At least two people were killed while several others injured when a bus ran off road in the mountains of Salang in a province north of Kabul on Wednesday, officials said. The passenger bus faced the mishap in Pul-i-Khaki area of Parwan province. Click here to read more (external link).