Tolo News: Local officials of the Gayan district said that houses have not yet been built for many earthquake victims in the district. According to them, more than 7,000 houses in the district were destroyed in the deadly earthquake of 1401. The residents of Gayan Paktika district want the authorities to pay attention to the
8am: Several students in Paktika province complain about the shortage of teachers in local schools, emphasizing that most textbooks remain untaught due to the lack of available teachers. Additionally, other students and residents in the province expressed their concerns about inadequate school facilities. They describe a situation where multiple classes are taught in shared spaces
Tolo News: The relatives of the victims of a village in Mata Khan district of Paktika which was raided by foreign troops 15 years ago, are calling for compensation and justice. The residents of Ibrahim Kariz village said that 40 villagers including women and children were killed in the raid. Click here to read more
8am: Sources state that the incident occurred on Wednesday, April 12, in the market of Argun district of Paktika province. According to the sources, the Taliban fighter forcibly tied up the hands of the money changer and drove him away on a motorcycle. Following the incident, the arrival of the Taliban at the scene confirmed
8am: According to local sources, after this Facebook post, the Taliban arrested Ayaz Bacha, the brother of Mohammad Muqtasad, in Yusuf Khel district of Paktika province. It should be mentioned that the Taliban recently arrested a poet in Paktika for writing a critical poem. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: Local sources in Paktika Province report that Taliban traffic directorate employees in the city of Sharan, the capital of this province have struck due to not being paid for the last four months. Click here to read more (external link).
Hindustan Times: In a tweet, the UN refugee agency in Afghanistan wrote, “UNHCR Afghanistan is moving swiftly to provide 1000 earthquake-resilient houses to more than 8000 people in Barmal District before snows isolate the remote region.” The houses will be handed over to the victims of the earthquake, the UNHCR said in a thread of
Ariana: State Ministry for Natural Disasters Management officials said 511 people have died and more than 3,700 people have been injured during the past year in flash floods across Afghanistan. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, officials said more than 23,000 residential areas and 66,700 acres of agricultural land were destroyed and almost 8,000
Ayaz Gul VOA News August 8, 2022 A fugitive central commander of an outlawed extremist organization plotting terrorist attacks in Pakistan has been killed in a roadside bomb blast in neighboring Afghanistan. Abdul Wali, known as Omar Khalid Khorasani, was travelling in southeastern Afghan border province, Paktika, late Sunday when an improvised explosive device hit
Tolo News: Two earthquakes today hit southeastern and northeastern Afghanistan respectively. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shocked the southeastern provinces of Afghanistan on Monday evening and was preceded by an earthquake in the northeast around an hour earlier, the United States Geological Survey reported. Click here to read more (external link). Related Third earthquake shakes Afghanistan