8am: Local sources in Nangarhar have confirmed the killing of a Taliban fighter named “Kamardin” by ISIS militants. The incident occurred on Monday night, January 8th, at Kamardin’s residence in the Waygal area of the Dara-e Noor district. The victim, a member of the Taliban, had returned to his home in Dara-e Noor for personal
Khaama: Local officials in Nangarhar province report that as a result of an explosion involving explosive materials in the vicinity of this province, one person has lost their life, and another individual has been injured. Abdul Basir Zabuli, the spokesperson for the Nangarhar provincial administration, has said in a statement that this incident occurred on
Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Polio is still endemic in Afghanistan – one of the last two countries in the world. Since the start of 2023, six children have been diagnosed with the disease, all of them in Nangarhar Province, a rural area in the east of the country. The national polio vaccination campaign, led by
8am: According to these sources, Taliban intelligence carried out the killing of a Local Uprising commander named Hayatullah using gunfire on Tuesday, September 12th. Hayatullah held the position of commander among the residents of Moghol-Qeshlaq village in Badam Darah, located in the city of Taliqan. Click here to read more (external link). Related Former Jihadist
8am: Local sources in Nangarhar have reported the assassination of Asad Afridi, a prominent commander of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in an aerial attack conducted by Pakistani forces within the province. This incident follows another airstrike by Pakistani forces in the Khost province approximately six days ago. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: According to anonymous local sources, who spoke to Hasht-e Subh, the incident occurred on Tuesday, August 1st, when Taliban members attacked the media outlet and expelled its staff before shutting down the office. Meanwhile, Atal Khan Stanikzai, the director of the media outlet, stated that the Taliban attacked the office without any prior coordination.
8am: In continuation of the registration of positive polio cases in the country, the fifth instance of this disease has now been recorded in Nangarhar. Despite the earlier optimism expressed by various active health organizations about the opportunities for polio eradication in Afghanistan this year, the registration of new cases of this disease has raised
Khaama: Afghanistan reported the third case of the poliovirus of 2023 as the health authorities detected it in Nangarhar province. A new polio case from the Nazyan district of Nangarhar province has also been reported, affecting a 30-month-old male child. With this, there have been three confirmed polio cases in the nation so far this
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi May 13, 2023 Afghanistan on May 13 reported its first polio case this year after a 4-year-old child was diagnosed with the crippling disease. Kamal Shah, the head of the communications department of the UNICEF Polio Eradication Program in Afghanistan, told RFE/RL the case was recorded in the Bati-Kot district of the
Ariana: Heavy rains killed four people and injured 25 others in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Friday night, authorities said on Saturday. The tragedy happened in Kama district. Three hundred houses were damaged as a result of the heavy rains in the district. Click here to read more (external link).