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.

22 insurgents eliminated in Kunar clash

22 insurgents eliminated in Kunar clash

Sep 18, 2014 - 11:37

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 22 militants were killed as security forces repulsed an attack in eastern Kunar province, bordering Pakistaninfo-icon’s tribal region of Bajaur, an official claimed on Thursday.

The insurgents encountered a strong reaction from the soldiers after they stormed Afghan National Army (ANA) posts in the Jalala area of Ghaziabad district, the provincial police head said.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Hasib Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News two Talibaninfo-icon commanders Hakimullah and Din Mohammad were among the dead. Another seven fighters were wounded in the clash that ended at 8pm.

In the southeastern zone, the Afghan forces launched a massive operation codenamed Zulfiqar to clear six provinces of rebels, a spokesman for the 203rd ANA Corps said. 

Maj. Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali said the offensive featuring Afghan security forces was underway in Paktia, Logar, Paktika, Khost, Ghazni and Maidan Wardak provinces.



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