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.

25 insurgents killed in Nangarhar offensive, airstrikes

25 insurgents killed in Nangarhar offensive, airstrikes

Aug 07, 2016 - 16:50

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Islamic State (IS) and Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have been killed and over a dozen others wounded in airstrikes and ground operations in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.

Twenty IS militantswere eliminated in Achin district, Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, old Pajhwok Afghan News.Civilians and security forces were not harmed in the offensive, he said.

Separately, four Taliban, including a foreign militant, were killed during a clearing operation in Lalpura district, police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said.The Taliban attacked security check-posts in the area but were repulsed effectively.

The Afghan National Army (ANA)operation codenamed Qahr-i-Selab has been underway in the area.Operational Commander Brig. Gen. Mohammad Nasim Sangin said security forces had pushed back militants from most areas, recovering arms and explosives.



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