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PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of people in Guzargah Noor district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday took to the streets against what they alleged of growing corruption among local officials, warning the government to remove corrupt officials... read more
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Authorities in northeastern Badakhshan province set over 2.5 tonnes of drugs on fire and separately seized 76 kilograms of narcotics and arrested two alleged smugglers in connection of the contraband, officials said Sunday.... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A district court in northern Baghlan province on Sunday sentenced two men to death over the murder of three people.Nahrain District Judge Abdul Mosawir Tamim, while handing down the verdict, said the accused had been found... read more
BAGHLAN (Pajhwok): Ballot process formally started at 7:00 am on Saturday throughout the country.Long queues of voters are seen waiting for their turn in the Baghlan provinces.According to IEC, around 12 million eligible voters would exercise their... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people besieged the attorney’s office in northern Baghlan province on Monday during a protest rally against the arrest of a provincial council member.Provincial council members, closing their office in protest,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Doctors at a government-run hospital in northern Baghlan province on Saturday went on an indefinite strike against alleged manhandling of their director by gunmen.A doctor at the health centre in Nahrain district, Mohammad Azim,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Security officials and residents fished out on Wednesday seven bodies of the people who had drowned in the Doshi River in northern Baghlan province two days ago.The dead included a woman, her two daughters, a son and another... read more
PUL-I-KHUMI (PAN): Fourteen people were killed, three others injured and five more were missing after huge floods hit several districts in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.Four people and 100 domestic animals were killed in... read more
BAGHLAN, Jan 07, 2011: Police officials have detained a 20-year-old girl and her lover in the Shamraq area of Pul-i-Khumri city, the provincial capital of northern Baghlan province, deputy police chief, Col. Syed Zamanudin Hussaini, told... read more
BAGHLAN, Nov 07, 2011: One local policeman was killed and his five colleagues injured in a suicide and gun attack in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province on Monday, a day after seven policemen, including a commander, were... read more
BAGHLAN, Oct 18, 2011: Schoolgirls cross an old bridge that is near to subside in Pul-e-Khumri, capital city of northern Baghlan province.A resident asked government for the immediate reconstruction of the bridge.
BAGHLAN, Sept 28, 2011: A dominant Taliban commander Ghafoor has been killed and ten of his inmates including his brother and son have been arrested during an operation conducted by Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police (ANP) in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A police sergeant was killed and the crime branch chief for Nahrin district was injured in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.The two had gone to the Sakyan village to resolve... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Six suspected militants were arrested by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops during an operation in the Tala Barfak district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.The midnight operation... read more
BAGHLAN, August 09, 2011:  An alleged Taliban commander is shown to media with his machine gun and ammunition by security officials in northern Baghlan province.  The commander was captured by security forces during an operation in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban-designated district chief was detained along with two of his commanders in northeastern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. Brig. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad, the provincial police chief confirmed the detention... read more
BAGHLAN, July 23, 2011: Twenty-two Taliban fighters have been killed in operations by Afghan and foreign forces in Ghazni, Farah and Baghlan provinces, officials said on Saturday. At least eight insurgents were killed in a predawn firefight in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI, May 31, 2011: One policeman was killed and two others were injured in a roadside bombing in the northern province of Baghlan on Tuesday, officials said. The incident took place at 9:40am when a police vehicle struck a roadside... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three members of a family, including a 7-year old child, died and two others are missing after their speeding car plunged into a river in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday, officials said. Three bodies; a child, a woman and a... read more