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.

Taliban kill kidnapped policeman, uprising force member in Jawzjan

Security & Crime


Taliban kill kidnapped policeman, uprising force member in Jawzjan

Feb 24, 2016 - 14:51

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon have killed a policeman they kidnapped and a local uprising force member in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday.

Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Public Order Police official had gone missing on his way to a Shiberghan bank on Tuesday.

Before reaching to the bank, the policeman was captured by the Taliban, who killed him later on in Dasht-i-Laili area on the outskirts of the provincial capital.

Ghafoori said the Taliban had not yet returned the victim’s body, but efforts were being made by local elders to convince the insurgents into handing over the policeman’s corpse.

Separately, the Taliban attacked an uprising force patrol in Aqcha last night. One volunteer was killed in the ambush, the gubernatorial spokesman said.



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