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.

Many Sayyad villages cleared of militants

Many Sayyad villages cleared of militants

Oct 19, 2016 - 17:00

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Several Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have been suffered casualties as many villages were cleared during an operation in Sayyad district of northern Sar-I-Pul province, an official said Wednesday.

Three days earlier, the Taliban militants captured 13 villages of Sayyad district from Afghan forces.

Provincial police chief, Col. Abdul Qayum Baqizoy, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 10 villages in Sayaad district were cleared from militants during an operation currently ongoing in Shah Toot and other regions of the district.

He said five militants were killed and 10 others wounded during the operation.

However, a local resident who wished not to be named said that Afghan forces recaptured nine villages in Sayyad district from Taliban.

The source added that three militants were killed and two members of an uprising group in the wounded in the offensives.

Taliban did not comment on the incidents so far.



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