Tolo News: Taliban fighters have been pushed back in the ongoing battle with Afghan security forces in Trinkot city in Uruzgan province, local officials said Friday. Reports indicate that the Trinkot war is being led by Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq after he entered the province with his troops on Thursday. Click here to read more
Press TV September 8, 2016 Taliban militants have reportedly entered the capital of Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan in an attempt to take control of the city and free fellow militants from a prison there. “The Taliban have entered the city and are fighting to take over police and NDS (intelligence agency) headquarters, and we
Press TV September 7, 2016 The capital of Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan is on the brink of falling into militants’ hands in the wake of an advance by Taliban, who have taken position within a few kilometers of the city. Abdul Karim, the head of Uruzgan provincial council, on Wednesday warned of the collapse of
July 17, 2016 TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A local official in Afghanistan’s central province of Uruzgan warned that the entire province is in danger of falling to Taliban militants. Mohammad Zaher Naderi, member of Uruzgan provincial council, said the province is on the verge of collapse with extensive assaults by the Taliban. The Taliban are tightening
Japan Times: President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a “thorough investigation” into institutionalized sexual abuse of children by police, after it was revealed the Taliban are using child sex slaves to launch deadly insider attacks. There has been international condemnation of pedophilic “bacha bazi” — literally “boy play” — which has been exploited by the Taliban to mount
TRINKOT, Afghanistan, June 27 (Xinhua) — Unknown armed men gunned down a former chief of government-backed peace body, the High Peace Council (HPC), in Afghanistan’s southern Uruzgan province on Sunday, spokesman for provincial government Dost Mohammad Nayab said Monday. “The former HPC chief in Uruzgan province Abdul Baqi was in a shop in the provincial
TRINKOT, Afghanistan, June 17 (Xinhua) — At least one civilian was killed and nine others were injured as a roadside bomb organized by militants struck a civilian vehicle in Uruzgan province on Friday, police said. “A mine planted by militants struck a civilian vehicle in Deh Rawad district this morning, killing one person on the
KABUL, May 29 (Xinhua) — Two local Taliban leaders were killed Saturday after Afghan army struck a militants’ hideout in southern province of Uruzgan, the country’s Defense Ministry said Sunday. The Afghan National Army pounded a Taliban hideout in Chora district by several artillery rounds, killing Maulawi Jan Aqa, Taliban shadow governor for neighboring Daykundi
VOA News Ayaz Gul May 21, 2016 ISLAMABAD—The NATO-led military coalition in Afghanistan says a suicide bomber struck one of its vehicles north of Kabul Saturday, but caused no casualties to its personnel. The attack occurred in Bagram district, which hosts the largest U.S. military airbase in Afghanistan, some 55 kilometers from the Afghan capital.
TIRIN KOT, Afghanistan, May 11 (Xinhua) — A local leader had been killed in a drive-by shooting in Afghanistan’s southern province of Uruzgan, a local official said on Wednesday. “Two armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire on Sayyed Nazar in Saffaid Khar locality in provincial capital Tirin Kot city, killing him on the spot.