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Afghanistan: 25 killed in different incidents of violence
In Afghanistan, twenty five people including six railway guards were killed in different incidents of violence in Herat, Kapisa and Laghman provinces.
At least ten civilians were killed and eight more were wounded when a mortar landed on a home where a wedding ceremony was underway in Tagab district in Kapisa province.
In another incident, six railway guards were killed as a roadside bomb struck their car in the Herat province.
Meanwhile, nine Taliban were killed as security forces stormed their hideout in Alishing district of Laghman province on Sunday.
2021-05-30 07:36:13 GMT2021-05-30 15:36:13(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
MEHTERLAM, Afghanistan, May 30 (Xinhua) -- At least nine militants were killed as security forces stormed Taliban hideout in Alishing district of Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Sunday, the provincial government said in a statement released here.
The security forces attacked a Taliban hideout in Najil village of the restive Alishing district in the wee hours of Sunday, killing nine insurgents including a local commander, the statement added.
No security forces and civilians have been harmed during the raid, according to the statement.
Parts of Laghman province with Mehtarlam city as its capital 90 km east of Kabul has been the scene of fighting over the past month, and the Taliban fighters who have overrun Dawlat Shah district, the provincial center of Laghman, have been fighting to capture Mehtarlam but the attempts have been foiled.
MEHTERLAM, Afghanistan, May 30 (Xinhua) -- At least nine militants were killed as security forces stormed Taliban hideout in Alishing district of Afghanistan ea
Dozens of besieged outposts or bases have given up to the insurgents as US troops leave
At least 64 members of the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANSDF) members and 120 civilians have been killed in the clashes in the last ten days
Base collapses are a measure of rapidly deteriorating government war effort
Dozens of besieged outposts or bases, and four district centers, have given up to the insurgents this month, in an accelerating rural collapse as American troops leave.
MPs from Baghlan on Wednesday said that the fragile security situation in Laghman has not improved despite military reinforcements being sent to the region to repel Taliban threats and rest
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Afghan military officials said on Monday that Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) pushed back the Taliban on Sunday night as the group advanced on the Laghman provincial capital of Mehtarlam.
Late Sunday the Taliban carried out attacks on the Alishing district in the province and on parts of Mehtarlam.
Sources told Ariana News on Sunday night that the provincial prison was under siege and that the Taliban were “shouting via a load speaker and asking the prisoners to escape.”
But Lutfullah Kamran, Laghman’s police chief said: “The enemy is under fire, we will protect Laghman even if it costs us our lives.”
9 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
30 Apr 2021, 22:05 GMT+10
KABUL, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Nine Taliban militants have been killed in clashes in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense confirmed on Friday. In eastern Laghman province, three militants were killed and four others wounded after the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) targeted militants in Kohna, a locality in Alishing district, on Thursday, the ministry said in a statement. Some militants' weapons and ammunition were also destroyed, according to the statement. In western Ghor province, six Taliban militants were killed after a roadside bomb they were planting along a district road exploded prematurely in Qabristan village, Taywara district, on Thursday, the statement added.
2021-03-19 07:36:26 GMT2021-03-19 15:36:26(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
MEHTARLAM, Afghanistan, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Six militants have been confirmed dead and two others injured as military planes pounded a Taliban hideout in Alishing district of Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Thursday, said an army statement released here Friday.
The Taliban militants were gathered in Manjan area of the restive Alishing district to attack security checkpoints but the fighting planes in pre-emptive sorties struck the militants, killing six on the spot and injuring two others, the statement said.
The statement noted that the security forces would continue to chase the armed militants.
2021-01-28 13:06:16 GMT2021-01-28 21:06:16(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
KABUL, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- The government of Afghanistan once again called upon the Taliban group to observe cease-fire and reduce violence as more than 80 combatants with majority of them militants were killed over the past 24 hours in the insurgency-battered country, officials said Thursday.
In the latest skirmish, two government force members including an army officer were killed and four others injured as Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in Chamtal district in the northern Balkh province on Thursday, army spokesman in the northern region Mohammad Hanif Rezai said.
Bomb blasts killed two Taliban militants in Dasht-e-Archi district in the northern Kunduz province, and another one militant in Tirin Kot, the capital of southern Uruzgan province, since Thursday morning, according to officials.
Afghanistan: 190 onion cold storages established in Laghman province
In a statement, the Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Department has said that 190 cold storages for onion have been built in Afghanistan’s eastern Laghman province under the Agricultural Products’ Management project.
Mohammad Jamil Khushal, Laghman agriculture department head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the storages were built in the capital city Mehtarlam, Qarghayi, Alishing and Alinigar districts, costing 72 million afghanis (€792,000)
According to farmers in the region, they would be able to store their products for a long time in these storages. The cold warehouses would result in a 10pc increase in onion cultivation. Enayatullah Faryad, an economist, called establishment of storages as important and efficient because they resulted in an increased cash income: “Farmers will be able to receive up to 75pc revenue every season. The longer products stay in storages means more prices.”
AIHRC: 400 Civilians Killed, Wounded Over 3 Months in East
The Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) on Thursday said that at least 400 Afghan civilians were killed and wounded over the past three months in eastern Afghanistan.
Out of the total number of fatalities, 114 civilians were killed and 300 were wounded, the AIHRC said.
“The Independent Human Rights Commission again calls on the warring sides to stop the war and make peace,” said Habib Shams, the AIHRC site office in the east.
In the latest development, at least three civilians were killed and ten others were wounded after two missiles hit residential areas in the Alishing district of Laghman province.
Afghan Father Receives Bodies of 3 Fallen Sons on Same Day
While progress is not evident in the Afghan peace negotiation talks in Doha, the war in the country continues to take the lives of Afghan civilians and military personnel.
In Alishing district of Laghman province, an Afghan father brought home the dead bodies of three sons in one day.
He hopes that this time the Afghan warring factions will agree on a ceasefire and bring lasting peace to Afghanistan.
Currently, the war continues in several regions in 20 provinces across Afghanistan.
In this report, TOLOnews’ correspondent Sharif Amiri has tried to capture the impacts of the ongoing conflict on the Afghan people.