Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

NDS official survives blast that cuts off power

NDS official survives blast that cuts off power

Aug 07, 2013 - 14:15

ZARANJ (PANinfo-icon): An intelligence official on Wednesday survived a bomb blast which cut off power supply lines to some parts in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.

The explosives were planted in an electricity transformer which went off as the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) official arrived near it in his car, crime branch chief Maj. Rahmatullah Nisar told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The blast completely destroyed the official’s car and the transformer, he said, adding power supply to half of Zaranj city was suspended as a result of the explosion.

Ghulam Dastagir, a nearby shopkeeper, said most of their business activities were performed with the help of electricity.

He asked the authorities to be fast in repairing the power supply system because Eid was far a day or two. “Hot weather is intolerable in the absence of electricity.”



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update