Ayaz Gul VOA News November 30, 2022 ISLAMABAD — Taliban authorities in Afghanistan said Wednesday that at least 15 students were killed and 27 others wounded when a bomb ripped through a religious school, or madras, in northern Samangan province. Imdadullah Mahajer, the head of provincial information and culture directorate, confirmed the casualties to VOA by
8am: According to sources, in recent days, the Taliban have arrested several officials and security personnel of the former government in Samangan. Taliban have not been committed to any promise they have made to the people and international community. The employees, particularly the members of the security forces of the former government have been the
Tolo News: A traffic police officer was beaten by the relatives of a rickshaw driver in Aybak, the capital of Samangan, on Friday, a security source said. The source said the relatives were “Islamic Emirate forces [Taliban].” Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Civil activists in Samangan province voice their deep concerns over the selling of drugs by young boys in the province who are being employed to do so by the criminal gangs. Samiullah Samangani, a civil activist for the province, told Hasht-e Subh on Saturday that the selling drugs by criminal gangs have increased in
8am: Following the increase of house-to-house search operations in Samangan province, the residents of the province say that the Taliban rebels are checking people’s cell phones too. According to residents, the Taliban do not care about people’s privacy and search their homes and mobile phones without a court order. “We have private contents in our
8am: Local sources say that during the house-to-house inspections in the center of Samangan province, Taliban fighters started fighting each other on Tuesday morning (July 19th). Pashtun and Arab Taliban have reportedly clashed with each other. The cause of this conflict is still unknown. Click here to read more (external link). Related Infighting between Pashtun
8am: Local sources in Samangan report that the acting Taliban governor in this province illegally appoints his secretary as the caretaker of the province instead of the deputy governor in his absence. Sources add that this behavior of the Taliban governor shows his distrust towards the non-Pashtun Taliban-affiliated members in Samangan province. Click here to
8am: In a newsletter, the Freedom Front has claimed that its forces have carried out a guerrilla attack on the Taliban bases in Parwan province, killing 3 Taliban fighters and injuring 4 others. Two Taliban vehicles are also destroyed in the attack. Click here to read more (external link). Related Taliban murder tribal leader in
8am: Local sources in Samangan province have confirmed that the Taliban rebels have arrested their Uzbek commander named Mullah Jandullah. He is accused of helping the National Resistance Front in the province. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Confirming the incident, local sources told Hasht-e Subh that Mawlawi Raihan, the mayor of Samangan, was under siege by Commander Jafar’s forces during the “adultery” act. Click here to read more (external link).