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.

Ammunition-laden vehicle seized from Taliban in Jawzjan

Security & Crime


Ammunition-laden vehicle seized from Taliban in Jawzjan

Mar 14, 2016 - 18:37

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Security forces have seized an ammunition-laden vehicle from militants in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Monday.

Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashi, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the vehicle full of warheads, mortar shells and 82mm artillery shells was seized in Khanqa district.

The insurgents wanted to transfer the arms to the district centre and use them for destruction activities, he alleged.

A brief clash erupted between security forces and the Talibaninfo-icon, he said, adding the militants suffered casualties. However, the official did not provide specific figures.

Mohammad Raza Ghafoori, the governor’s spokesman, said the clash occurred in Shah Mirza area of the district on Monday morning. The Taliban failed to reach their target, he added.

Hameeduallah, a passenger, said the clash took place on the Shiberghan-Mazar-i-Sharif highway and lasted an hour.


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