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PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Six militants linked to the Jandullah network have been arrested and four others killed in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Friday.A group of 10 Jundullah fighters, which was involved in fuelling insecurity in the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up during funeral prayers for a tribal elder in northern Baghlan province on Monday, leaving at least nine people dead, including a former jihadi commander and a district security official, and... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up during funeral prayers for a tribal elder in northern Baghlan province on Monday, leaving at least nine people dead, including a former jihadi commander and a district security official, and... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Baghlan province on Saturday staged a protest against what they called officials’ incompetency and growing corruption in government departments.The demonstrators blocked a highway connecting Pul-i-... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA) on Saturday vehemently condemned killing of a newly-wed woman who was killed by her husband in northern Baghlan province.Baghlan police Chief Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News that a... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/ SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least four militants have been killed and seven others wounded in northern Baghlan and northwestern Jawzjan provinces, officials said Saturday.Baghlan police spokesman Javed Basharat told Pajhwok Afghan News... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The newly-elected provincial council (PC) members of northern Baghlan province on Saturday took oath, vowing to fight corruption and ethnic discrimination.As many as 155 individuals contested the April elections in Baghlan,... read more
FIROZKOH/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people in western Ghor and northern Baghlan provinces on Tuesday protested against their respective governors.The protestors in Ghor chanted slogans against the governor and accused him of grabbing state-... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and more than 50 others wounded in two separate road accidents, officials said on Friday.A passenger bus collided head-on with a police vehicle on the Kabul-Mazar highway in Pul-i-Khumri the capital of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Six people have been killed and more than 50 others wounded in two separate road accidents, officials said on Friday.A passenger bus collided head-on with a police vehicle on the Kabul-Mazar highway in Pul-i-Khumri the capital of... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Separate incidents of violence have claimed the lives of two policemen and a Taliban commander in the northern Baghlan and north western Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.A government official, who wished not... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three fighters, including a leading commander of Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), have been killed and four others wounded in a clash with police in northern Baghlan province, an official said Monday.Led by Gulbadin Hikmatyar... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Baghlan province on Thursday urged new president should help eliminate foreign meddling in country’s affairs and bolster security and law and order.The first round of the presidential election was... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and four others wounded during a gunbattle in the Nahrain district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.Gunmen loyal to illegal commander Mohammad Ali mounted an attack on... read more
SHIBERGHAN /PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two militants and a mine planter were killed and five others wounded in separate incidents in northern parts of the country, officials said on Tuesday.Security forces killed two rebels and wounded three others,... read more
 BAMYAN/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Fourteen developmental projects for public welfare have been inaugurated in central Bamyan and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said on Monday.Apart from other development schemes, three and a half... read more
KABUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A group of five militants was busted and weapons including suicide vests seized in northern Baghlan province, the spy service said on Sunday.The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement the rebels were... read more
PUL-I-KHMRI/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead five members of a family and a religious scholar in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday.In northern Baghlan, gunmen barged into a house and shot five members of the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Ten people, including three policemen, have been wounded in a landmine explosion in northern Baghlan province, local officials said on Friday.Javed Basharat, the police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least six people, including a child, were killed and six others wounded in separate incidents of violence in northern Baghlan and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.A 12-year-old child was... read more
           PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Pul-i-Khumri Municipality personnel on Sunday accused the mayor of involvement in illegal actions and demanded his dismissal.But the mayor called the staff strike the conspiracy of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A committee has been formed to fight violence against women in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Monday. Representatives from civil society, government and NGOs are part of the 20-member committee, Governor Sultan... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): More than 4,000 families would benefit following inauguration of 16 welfare projects in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.Costing over 26 million afghanis, the projects were executed under the National... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Ten people, including seven policemen, have been detained on robbery and harassment charges in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.Police chief Aminullah Amarkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the seven... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Kabul-North highway that was blocked by protestors earlier in the day was later reopened for traffic, an official said on Wednesday. Hundreds of people took to the streets in support of the Reform and Unanimity team... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A resident of the Jalgai district in northern Baghlan province has accused police and government officials of cutting off his middle finger two days after he cast his vote for Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.Mohammad Dad told Pajhwok... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Six people, including two policemen, were wounded in two separate explosions in northern Faryab and Baghlan provinces on Saturday, officials said.Four people wounded in a bomb blast at a polling station in Maimana,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): As rescuers battled on Sunday to deliver aid to the affected families after devastating floods in northern Baghlan province, officials said so far at least 91 bodies have been recovered from floodwaters and under the rubble... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100 people are feared killed after flash floods swept through the Guzarga-i-Noor district of northern Baghlan province, rendering thousands of families homeless overnight, officials said on Saturday.The flooding... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Afghan military on Wednesday claimed killing 15 insurgents and arresting another eight during an operation in northern Baghlan province.The operation involving personnel from Afghan National Army (ANA), police and Afghan... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Residents of three districts faced with great trouble after a bridge was damaged due to flash floods in the Deh Sala district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.Residents of Deh Sala, Pul-i-Hesar and Khost... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed in mysterious circumstances in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.A 35 years old woman was shot dead in Dahna Ghori district. Soon after her killing, police detained her husband... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/LASHKARGHA (Pajhwok): Three public order police, two militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, were killed in separate incidents in northern Baghlan and southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.Insurgents shot dead... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The people of northern Baghlan province staged a protest demonstration, asking for acceleration of work on gravelling the Khinjan-Bannu Road, an official said on Saturday.Work on gravelling the road was started in May 2013 at... read more
PUL-I-KHUMPRI (Pajhwok): An urban court in northern Baghlan province has suspended Pul-i-Khumri Mayor Abdullah Haris, who says he has no information about the ruling. Haris was replaced on Tuesday by Mir Ahmad, another official of the municipality.... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of farmers in northern Baghlan province on Saturday voiced concern their farmlands would go parched if the Baladori water canal in Pul-i-Khumri was not desilted soon.   Expected to irrigate 7,500 acres of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Seventy-five prisoners, including two females, have been released from the central jail in northern Baghlan province in compliance with a presidential decree, an official said on Thursday.The decree issued on the occasion of... read more
KABUL (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods killed three people and washed away hundreds of houses in Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on Thursday, officials said.A man and a woman were killed when the roof of their house... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A provincial council member claimed surviving a gun attack by militants in northern Baghlan province.Qari Qudratullah Wafa told Pajhwok Afghan News a group of militants stormed his house but their attack had been repulsed by... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods and landslides have destroyed hundreds of houses, killing three people in Baghlan and two people in Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Thursday.The overnight floods killed... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and a third became unconscious after inhaling the carbon monoxide gas inside a coal mine in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Tuesday.Abdul Sattar Atif, the Nahrain district chief, told... read more
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Some warlords and government departments owed more than 100 million afghanis in unpaid electricity bills to the power utility in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Thursday.Eng. Hamidullah, the Afghanistan Breshna... read more
KUNDUZ CITY, MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, have been killed in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces in different incidents, security officials said Monday.Armed rebels mounted attack... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Insurgents seized ballot boxes from two polling stations and threw them into a river in a border area between Baghlan and Bamyan provinces, an official said Saturday.Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok):  An explosion next to a polling centre in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province left one man dead and halted the process temporarily, security officials said. Col. Qudratullah, the Baghlan police... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Narcotics weighing 245 kilograms were seized in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday, when 160 kilograms of explosives were defused in central Daikundi.Baghlan police spokesman Javed Basharat told Pajhwok... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100,000 families would benefit from a 50-bed hospital being built in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.Funded by the Afghan government, the project would be completed... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Security forces held four rebels associated with the notorious Hezbullah group with weapons and ammunitions in the Pul-i-Hesar district of northern Baghlan province, an official said Tuesday.Taghank and Naw Bahar areas of Pul... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two men and as many women were killed in separate incidents in northern Baghlan and Jawzjan provinces, officials said on Sunday.A couple was shot dead as unidentified gunmen entered their house in the Jo-i-Naw area... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A dozen jerry cans of acid and 1,500 kilogram of explosives have been seized by police in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.Smuggled from Pakistan, the explosives and acid were recovered from a bus in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead another moneychanger in northern Baghlan province, prompting colleagues to warn the government of quitting businesses if the killing spree continued.The victim, Javed alias Samar, came under... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Accused of killing an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, the Afghan security forces killed a notorious militant commander Hazrat Kul in Khinjan district of central Baghlan province, an official said Wednesday.Brig. Gen. Amer... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): A 20-year-old man has committed suicide because of economic problems and unemployment in the Burka district of northern Baghlan province.A school graduate, Shafiullah, shot himself to death with a pistol, his cousin Mohammad... read more
PUL-E-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Under heavy insurgents’ threat, locals have secured the highly sensitive polling stations in Burka district of northern Baghlan province and they demanded launching of presidential campaign in the district.Nazar Mohammad, a... read more
KABUL, BAGHLAN (Pajhwok): An abducted child was recovered in Kabul and a municipality official arrested on corruption charges in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, officials said Wednesday.Hashmatullah Stanikzai, the Kabul... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The justice department on Tuesday said it had prepared a list of 500 individuals involved in grabbing above 28,000 acres of government land in northern Baghlan province.Syed Mehmood Sadat, the department head, told Pajhwok... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and a fourth injured as a passenger vehicle plunged into a river in the Doshi district of northern Baghlan province on Saturday.The incident took place in Larkhab area of the district before noon,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The government-initiated peace process has gained momentum in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Friday, hoping the increasing number of militants shunning violence would help improve security for the April... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme officials have expressed their concerns over the presence of illegal armed individuals in northern Baghlan province.At a meeting with DIAG officials, police chief Lt. Gen.... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Police seized 286 kilograms of drugs concealed in wheat bags in northern Baghlan province on Monday.The drugs were recovered from a truck intercepted at a police check post in Pul-i-Khumri, the provincial capital, the provincial... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Residents of Burka district in northeastern Kunduz province on Saturday claimed illegal armed individuals had intensified their activities ahead of April elections.Coming all the way from Burka, a number of residents visited the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban commander accused of a rocket assault on Killagai prison in northeastern Baghlan province has been arrested, security officials said on Wednesday.   Jawed Basharat, a police spokesman, said Mullah Kabir was... read more
KABUL (PAN): Traffic accidents in Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan provinces have left seven people dead and a dozen others injured, officials said on Saturday.Capt. Abdur Raziq, a traffic police officer in Baghlan, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): An enraged husband killed his wife for spending 50 afghanis (less than a dollar) on buying domestic-use items in northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an official said.Doctors referred the 30-year-old woman to Mazar-e-Sharif for... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A group of unidentified gunmen gang raped a teenage girl after kidnapping her from home in Doshi district of the northern Baghlan province, the victim’s father wishing not to be named said.Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, her... read more
PUL-LKHUMRI (PAM): Some residents of Borka district in northern Baghlan province have accused member of a provincial council of harassing and intimidating locals through police force. Abdul Jabar Islami, administrative head of Borka district,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Hundreds of protesters held demonstration in northern Baghlan province on Monday, demanding the arrest of those involved in the killing of a boy and her girlfriend after they eloped one week back.Earlier, the girl eloped with... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Locals shot dead a girl and her boyfriend after they eloped in northern Baghlan province, officials said Saturday.The girl eloped with Saifullah, but they were caught by the people in the Ghori area on the outskirts of Pul-i-... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A NATO airstrike killed two suspected militants in the Nahreen district of northern Baghlan province on Saturday afternoon, police said.The airstrike took place around 3pm in Dodkash area, a stronghold of insurgents linked to the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two rebels were killed and two others injured when the explosives they were planting went off in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.The incident took place when the militants were trying to plant a mine on a... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The director of rural development for northern Kunduz province has been found dead 11 days after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday.The body Eng. Shafiqullah Alamyar... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Hundreds of people on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration in the capital of northern Baghlan province, destroying the foundation of a commercial market being built on a piece of land which they claimed had been allotted for... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Police have detained the crime branch chief of northern Baghlan province after a local court accused him of law violations and misuse of authority, officials said on Tuesday.Deputy Baghlan police chief Lt. Col. Mohammad Sadeq... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents of several districts of northern Baghlan province say they have not yet received voter cards, with the registration campaign wrapped up in rural areas.The Independent Election Commission (IEC) launched a 45-day... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): With the reconstruction of the Karkar tunnel in northern Baghlan province, daily coal extraction in Afghanistan will increase to 100 tonnes, officials say.Known as P-1, the tunnel is being rebuilt by an Afghan firm that has been... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Seven people were killed during a clash between two rival families over a land dispute in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, police said on Tuesday.The clash took place in Kandaharyan village on Monday... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three public order policemen were killed and two others sustained injuries on Thursday when their vehicle struck a landmine in northern Baghlan province, an official said.The explosion in Tahiryan village in the Baghlan-i-Markazi... read more
MAIMANA/PULKHUMRI (PAN): Two armed rebels were killed and five others wounded when the bomb they were making went off prematurely in northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Wednesday.The blast occurred overnight when a group of Taliban was... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Four people were killed when two illegal armed groups clashed in northern Baghlan province, police said on Friday.The incident took place on Thursday evening in the Khawosh area of Khost district, Baghlan deputy police chief Col... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents on Thursday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to increase the number of voter registration centres in the capital of northern Baghlan province.Second phase of the campaign was launched a month back to... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The revenue director of northern Baghlan province on Monday said they would not be able to meet the target fixed by the Ministry of Finance.During the inaugural ceremony for a newly-constructed building for his department, Baseer... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Five members of a family, including a man who recently joined the peace process, were shot dead and two others wounded by unidentified gunmen in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.The shooting... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A suicide bomber trying to attack the governor of northern Baghlan province was detained by intelligence personnel on Saturday, the spy service said.In a statement, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the bomber was... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban leader was killed along with 16 fighters as a result of a security operation in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Friday.The operation that lasted 24 hours was conducted in... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two women have been shot to death in northern Kunduz and Baghlan provinces and their killers had escaped, officials said on Monday.A man killed his 24-year-old wife with a Kalashnikov in the Chahar Dara district of... read more
AIBAK/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Samangan Governor Khairullah Anosh was among five people wounded in a roadside bombing on Saturday morning, officials said.One civilian was killed and the provincial police chief for northern Baghlan province escaped unhurt... read more
CHAGHCHARAN/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three insurgents were killed by their own bomb in western Ghor province, while two others died in infighting in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday.The blast took place on Tuesday night when the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS), seizing four of his trucks in northern Baghlan province, on Wednesday accused a senator of stealing more than 200 tonnes of wheat from the Pul-i-Khumri Silo.The wheat was to be... read more
MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two Afghan soldiers, as many policemen and a militant, have been killed in separate incidents in northern Faryab and Baghlan provinces, officials said on Tuesday.The soldiers were killed and wounded on Monday evening when... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Germany would provide $2million for the reconstruction and cleaning of three irrigation canals in northern Baghlan province, while a bridge was inaugurated in western Ghor province, officials said on Monday. The... read more
MAIMANA (PAN): A senior rebel commander was among three Taliban killed during a clash with police in northern Faryab province, while as many members of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) were arrested in Baghlan, officials said on Saturday.... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three militants were killed and nearly 300 families displaced as a result of an operation by security personnel in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.The ongoing offensive --... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Ten members of a family drowned as their car plunged into the Dushi River in northern Baghlan province on Monday, an official said. Three of them were fished out while seven others remain missing The family was travelling from... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A man and a child were killed and three other people wounded in a road accident in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Monday.The incident took place at 9pm when a civilian car crashed into a truck in Khinjan... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Suspected insurgents opened fire at a vehicular convoy taking part in a wedding procession in northern Baghlan province, killing a young girl, and injuring six other guests, officials said on Saturday.The convoy was proceeding to... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The provincial council chief was among more than a dozen people killed in a suicide attack that left another 10 people wounded in northern Baghlan province on Monday, officials said.The senior public representative, Mohammad... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Hundreds residents of Doshi district in northern Baghlan province on Saturday staged a rally in protest to the construction of Kilagi power dam, blocking Kabul-Pul-i-Khumri highway before the traffic.Nearly 300 protesters closed... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Up to 253 Afghan Local police (ALP) recruits have completed their training and would be deployed to insecure areas of northern Baghlan and western Ghor provinces, officials said on Monday.Fifty-three policemen, who... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Heavy floods washed away dozens of houses and damaged orchards in several villages of north Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.Unleashed by heavy rains, the flash floods wreaked havoc in 12 villages of Pul-i-Hesar... read more
BAMIAN/POL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): One policeman was killed and two others wounded when Taliban attacked two police posts on Bamian-Baghlan border, an official said on Thursday.On Wednesday in the afternoon a group of Taliban with their leader Mullah Abdul... read more
CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang Pass, linking Kabul with northern provinces, reopened on Tuesday for traffic after day-long closure due to snowfall and a hailstorm, an official said.Hundreds of vehicles had been stranded since Monday in the Khinjan... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A 14-member Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) group has joined the government-initiated peace process in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.Hailing from Baghlan-i-Markazi district, the surrendering men had been... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Thousands of residents would benefit from 15 development projects launched in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Monday.The projects under implementation include a 20-bed hospital, a road, a water dam, 11 schools... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A fish farm was built and work on an irrigation project launched in northern Baghlan province on Thursday, officials said.As part of the project, a water head and 18 concrete distributory gates of irrigation water will be... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Khost district police chief and two other officers were sentenced to six years in jail on charges of dereliction of duty and complicity in the abduction of a girl in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Amid growing concerns among residents over increasing insecurity, six insurgents, including a commander, were detained in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Tuesday.Identified as... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A young boy killed three family members and injured five others in the Fring district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Monday. Rahmatullah stabbed to death his uncle, cousin and a child and injured five... read more
KABUL (PAN): Three Taliban militants were killed in clashes with Afghan and foreign troops in central Logar and eastern Nangarhar provinces, ISAF said on Sunday.Two insurgents were killed in Charkh district of Logar and a third in Sherzad district... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The crime branch chief for the Nahrin district of northern Baghlan province has been referred to the military prosecution office on the charge of sexually abusing a girl, an official said on Sunday.The girl was abducted from the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three armed insurgents, including a notorious commander, were captured alive during separate security operations in northern Baghlan province, where an 11-member rebel group joined the peace drive, an official said on Sunday.Two... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three armed insurgents, including a notorious commander, were captured alive during separate security operations in northern Baghlan province, where an 11-member rebel group joined the government-initiated peace drive, an... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/ MAIMANA (PAN): Six militants, including a commander, were captured in the northern provinces of Baghlan and Faryab, an official said on Tuesday.Four fighters were detained with weapons on Monday night during a raid on a house by the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Four fuel tankers were burnt due to a driver’s carelessness in the northern part of the Salang Pass in Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.A gas cylinder used for heating the driver’s seat, caused the tanker to catch fire... read more
KABUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Former Baghlan-i-Markazi district and police chiefs managed to escape as security forces raided their residences in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Wednesday.Ex-police chief, Maj. Mohammad Kamin, was accused... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Nearly 200 people staged a rally in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Tuesday against local officials of involvement in abductions, land grab and torture.The protestors gathered in Jar Khoshk area,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid survived a bomb attack on Sunday when one of the cars in his convoy struck a roadside bomb in northern Baghlan province.Muhamad Kamin, the Baghlan-i-Markazi district chief, told Pajhwok... read more
KABUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two ammunition depots were confiscated by security forces during separate operations in northern Baghlan and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Monday.One of the caches seized in the Dohna Ghori district... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A district chief has been arrested along with three of his guards in connection with opening fire at protestors in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.A man was killed and two others were injured when security... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A man was killed and two others were injured after security guards of a district chief opened fire on protestors in northern Baghlan province on Monday, an official said.Hundreds people staged a peaceful protest against the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Unidentified gunmen set fire to a boys’ school in the northern province of Baghlan, affecting hundreds of students, officials said on Saturday.The incident took place late on Friday night in the Kishanabad area of Banu district,... read more
BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Police in central Bamyan province want sophisticated equipment to repel Taliban attacks, as militants have embarked on new war tactics against government forces.The emboldened fighters are getting more aggressive, switching from... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A gangland war between two heavily-armed factions lead to the death of three people and a dozen injured in Pul-i-Hesarak district of northern Baghlan province, police said on Saturday.Police chief Col. Asadullah Shirzad told... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A number of protesters were killed and inured during an anti-US demonstration on the alleged burning of Quran by the US soldiers at Bagram Airbase.PAJHWOK/Habibulrahman Shirzai
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Ten students and a teacher of a religious school were injured in a blast in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Sunday.The explosion took place inside a seminary in the Surkh Kotal area of Dahn-i-Ghori district... read more
SAR-I-PUL/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two rebel groups joined the peace process in northern Sar-i-Pul and Baghlan provinces on Saturday, officials said.Eight militants, lead by Mullah Hayatullah, surrendered in the Booq Aabi area of the provincial capital,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A 16-year-old girl abducted a month back by unknown men was released from her kidnappers during a police operation in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.  The 10th grade student, Naghma, was rescued in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Police rescued a teenage married girl who was kept locked-up in a toilet for six months by her in-laws in northern Baghlan province, officials said.The 15-year-old was found locked up-in the toilet after her parents informed... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents of north eastern Baghlan province complained members of provincial council were not present in their office most of the time as they had waited for hours for them. “The council has not paid attention to our... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three members of a family were killed as a result of enmity in the Nahrin district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Thursday.Another five members from the same family were wounded when two motorcyclists opened fire... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two public order policemen and an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier were killed in separate bomb explosions in Baghlan and Nimroz provinces, officials said on Thursday.One blast occurred at around 10:00am in the Nawrozak-i-Abqul... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): 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 killed in a... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The security responsibility for seven bases in the Dand-i-Shabudin area of northern Baghlan province was transferred to Afghan forces from US Special Forces on Monday, officials said.Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos and local... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two members of a family were killed after illegal armed men raided a house in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.The incident took place on Saturday night in 3rd police district,... read more
BAGHLAN, Oct 07, 2011: Forty weapons and dozens of bottles of alcohol were seized in northern Baghlan province on Thursday, an official said.The weapons, including 35 pistols, 4 machineguns and an assault rifle were recovered from a ruined... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Warlords are trying to prepare owner documents of the land they have already grabbed in northern Baghlan province, the mayor said on Tuesday.Dozens of acres of land had been grabbed in Pul-i-Khumri by the strongmen, who were... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two tonnes of weapons and ammunitions were seized during an operation in Dushi, Banu and Baghlan-i-Markazi districts of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.The weapons included 150 mortar shells, 12 artillery... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A policeman killed two of his colleagues and injured two others before he was shot dead in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Wednesday.The incident took place at the police headquarters on Tuesday evening when a... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Four people were killed and seven others, including five policemen, injured in a traffic accident in northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an officials said.The incident took place at about 2:30pm in the Charshanba Tepa area of... read more
PULI-KHUMRI (PAN): Two people were killed and three others injured in a remote-controlled bomb explosion in the Borka district of northern Baghlan province on Monday.The incident took place at about 4pm, when a police vehicle was passing by, said... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI/FAIZABAD (PAN): Three alleged car-lifters, two robbers and a killer have been arrested by police during security operations in northern Baghlan and Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Sunday.The three car-lifters were detained in... read more
PULI-I-KHUMRI (PAN): An Information and Culture Department worker in northern Baghlan province was shot dead by unidentified gunmen, the police chief said on Tuesday Col. Mohammad Kamin said the incident took place last night when unidentified... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The recent drought has affected more than 90 percent of rain-fed wheat crops, killed over a hundred farm animals, and threatened 15 thousand families in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. Because of the lack... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two civilians caught in the crossfire between Taliban fighters and NATO-led forces were shot and injured in Doshi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday. The clash happened in Tanga Surakh area on... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Seven Taliban fighters were killed in a clash with NATO-led forces in Baraka district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday. The clash erupted in Flol Bala village on Saturday night, the district chief, Sangi... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Foreign troops killed two insurgents and captured another two during a clash in northern Baghlan province, police said on Friday. The predawn clash erupted in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district, provincial police chief, Brig. Gen.... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Gunmen killed an employee of the education department in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place in Jarkhoshkak area of Baghlan-i-Markazi district on Saturday night, the district chief, Amir... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Farmers had resumed growing poppies in a Taliban-controlled area in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday. The gunmen outnumbered government forces in Deh Saleh district, the district chief Abdul Hanan Andarabi... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two suspected drug traffickers were arrested in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. The suspects were detained in an area east of the provincial capital late on Wednesday, said... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN); Seven people were killed and wounded when a speeding car ploughed into a fuel tanker in northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an official said. The collision happened in the Chaharshanba area of Baghlan-i-Markazi district at 10am... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A local commander was killed along with a fighter during a clash with a rival in northern Baghlan province on Saturday, officials said. The clash erupted in the Joi Kohna village of Nehrin district, Shirin Aqa, a police officer... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The Taliban insurgents freed the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IDRCSC) director on condition that he would not work for the government, officials said on Monday. Jalil Hamid, IDRCSC head for the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The police chief of northern Baghlan province on Friday blamed a former quick reaction force commander for attacking him. The ex-commander's fighters assaulted his convoy on Thursday evening when he was returning from Doshi... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three people were killed and one went missing on Friday when a civilian car plunged into a river in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said. The victims, all from the same family, were on their way to 600-Koti area... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two people were detained on charges of trafficking 172 kilograms of chemicals using in making heroin in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Wednesday. The chemicals were recovered from a truck, traveling from... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three civilians were injured when a convoy carrying fuel for NATO-led forces was attacked by Taliban insurgents in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. The incident happened at 10am in Charshamba Tapa area of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Nine civilians were killed on Sunday afternoon when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in northern Baghlan province. The explosion happened in the Dand Shahabuddin area on the outskirts of Pul-i-Khumri,... read more
PUL-KHUMRI (PAN): A would-be suicide bomber along with three accomplices have been arrested by security forces in Baghlan, an official said on Tuesday, in the first-ever incident of its kind in the northern province. The insurgents were traveling... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Afghan and international forces killed 30 armed insurgents and injured six others during a joint operation in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Monday. Afghan army, police and International Security Assistance Forces... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Four tribal militiamen and three Taliban fighters were killed and five others wounded during a clash in the Baghlan-e-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday. Militia commander, Ismail, told... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Five people were killed and four others wounded when their vehicle flipped over in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday. The accident happened Friday night in Chashma Sher area on the Mazar-Pul-i-Khumri highway... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Gunmen dressed in police uniform stormed a house, killing three people, including two children, and injuring two others in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said. The incident took place at 4am in Jarkhoshk area of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A 35-year-old woman was killed and her two children were wounded as a result of a fire, triggered by a short circuit at her home in northern Baghlan province on Sunday, officials said. The house located in the Sarhamam... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The Taliban militants torched two NATO fuel tankers on Mazar-i-Sharif - Pul-i-Khumri highway in northern Baghlan province on Thursday, residents said. The insurgents attacked the fuel tankers, heading to Kabul from the Hairatan... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three people travelling on a motorcycle were killed on Tuesday when they collided with a truck in northern Baghlan province, an official said. The accident happened in the afternoon and was the result of the reckless driving of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Afghan and NATO-led forces killed three militants and injured four others, including a Taliban-designated district chief, during a joint operation in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday. The clearing operation... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A six-member militant group joined the peace process in the Barka district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday, officials said. Led by Muhammad Nadir, the Taliban group surrendered to the authorities as a result of infighting... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Protesters blocked a key highway in northern Baghlan province for a second day on Wednesday, leaving thousands of vehicles stranded, a senior official said The demonstrators were protesting against the results of the fraud-... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The Taliban attacked a district centre in northern Baghlan province, leaving two security forces dead, officials said on Sunday. The militants attacked Bord district centre on Saturday, sparking an hour-long fight which lasted... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A man was sentenced to 18 years in jail for killing his wife in 2002 by a court in northern Baghlan province on Monday, an official said. The Appellant Court convicted the man of murdering his spouse about eight years ago in Pul... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Illegal armed groups operating in northern Baghlan province are terrorizing residents in three districts against refusing them taxes on crops and vehicles, residents and officials said Saturday. Residents of the Deh Salah... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Three Taliban fighters have been killed and two others wounded during a clash with Afghan security forces in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. The clash erupted Tuesday early afternoon and continued... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): An eight-member militant group has surrendered its weapons to the government in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday. Led by Juma Din, the rebel group handed over a rocket and six Kalashnikovs to the... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Taliban militants ambushed a convoy of NATO-led forces in northern Baghlan province, injuring two soldiers, the alliance said on Sunday. The wounded soldiers were taken to a military hospital in neighbouring Kunduz... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Officials in northern Baghlan province on Friday revised downward the death toll from the collapse of a house from 60 to 45. The deadly cave-in happened on Wednesday in the remote district of Jalgi, where a wedding function was... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least five Taliban militants were killed and three others wounded in a NATO-led airstrike in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday. The overnight air raid was carried out by the International Security... read more
 PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Tribal militia leaders in northern Baghlan province say they are getting little support from the government even though they are risking their lives taking on the Taliban. “We are fighting on the front line against... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives near a police station in northern Baghlan province on Monday, officials said. No one was hurt in the blast which apparently went off prematurely, said Baghlan deputy police chief,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Baghlan club won the final of a football championship after defeating Kuduz club 1-0 in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Saturday. The three-day tournament that featured teams from northeastern provinces was... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least 18 Taliban militants, including three prominent commanders, have been killed in an airstrike carried out by coalition forces in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Monday. The six-hour overnight bombing in the... read more
Pul-i-Khumri(PAN): Suspected Taliban militants blew up a mobile phone tower in the Doshi district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday, officials said. The incident happened in the Gajiha village and the culprits escaped after destroying the MTN... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The governor of northern Kunduz province, Muhammad Omar, who had survived a series of assassination attempts, was among a dozen people killed in a massive bomb blast at a mosque in northern Takhar province on Friday, officials... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): One German soldier was killed and six others were wounded in a suicide bombing that triggered an ongoing gunbattle with insurgents in northern Baghlan province on Thursday, officials said. The suicide assault took place in front... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI(PAN) The Taliban insurgents kidnapped a Public Works Department official in northern Baghlan province on Thursday. Project Inspector Rashid was abducted in the Shawal area of Khenjan district, Fazal Rahim, the district chief, told... read more
PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Seven Taliban insurgents were killed after two vehicles of foreign troops were damaged during a clash in the northern province of Baghlan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Thursday. The clash between the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Seven passengers were killed and another 42 wounded on Wednesday when a bus turned turtle in northern Baghlan province, officials said. The ill-fated bus, going from Kabul to northwestern Badakhshan province, met the tragedy in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents of this provincial capital and some districts of northern Baghlan province say the number of illegal armed men is on the increase with each passing day. In addition to police, irresponsible men could be seen totting... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Candidates in northern Baghlan and Jawzjan provinces continued campaigning past Wednesday night for Saturdays parliamentary elections despite the election commission's warning of cash fine and disqualification.Afghan TV, a... read more
Update 1PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Thirteen people were killed and 32 others wounded when a packed passenger bus plunged into the Salang River in northern Baghlan province Wednesday morning, an official informed.The bus fell into the 1.5 to 2 metres deep... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The Taliban shot and killed five members of one family after a village dispute in northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Wednesday.The incident took place on Tuesday in Pahlawan Dajh village of Borka district,... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Increasing insecurity is the biggest hurdle in the implementation of reconstruction projects in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Tuesday.Lipae Satel, Hungarian Provincial Reconstruction Team commander under the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): As many as 28 Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers, kidnapped a day earlier by the Taliban insurgents, were released in northern Baghlan province on Friday, an official said.Local tribal elders intervened to secure the... read more
FAIZ ABAD (PAN): Three Afghan employees of an international charity were killed and two others injured in a roadside bomb explosion in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.The incident took place in the Abganda area of Shahr-e... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents of the capital of northern Baghlan province clashed with Taliban militants, leaving two people dead, a tribal elder said on Monday.The clash broke out in the Jergei district at late Sunday, said Haji Qadir. The dead... read more
MAZAR-I-SHARIF/ PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Two sons of Abdul Rashid Dostum, head of the Junbish-i-Millie Afghanistan, escaped unhurt in an attack on their convoy in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.A convoy of supporters of the former... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Many girls in northern Baghlan province opt to run away from their homes instead of accepting forced marriages in northern Balkh province.After running away, they have to live a terrible life. Forced marriages are often arranged... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Four insurgents were killed and a fifth caught alive during an operation in northern Baghlan province, a police official said on Sunday.The overnight operation was conducted by Afghan forces in the Kar Kar Valley of Pul-i-Khumri... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Five Afghan soldiers were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in northern Baghlan province on Saturday, an official said.An Afghan National Army vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Shahr-i-Qadim area of Baghlan-i-Markazi... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A parliamentary candidate escaped unhurt in a bomb blast that damaged his house in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.The midnight explosion took place at the backyard of Haji Ashaqullahs house in Pul-i-... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A Taliban commander succumbed to his injuries three days after he was captured by police in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Sunday.The commander, Gul Miran, was seriously wounded during a clash between... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Officials denied on Thursday NATO's claim that six policemen had been decapitated by the Taliban insurgents in the northern province of Baghlan.A report from the media office of the NATO-led International Security Assistance... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least seven policemen have been killed in a fierce Taliban attack on the Dehna Ghori district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Tuesday.The town might fall to the insurgents if reinforcements were not... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A district intelligence chief and two fighters were killed on Tuesday in a clash triggered by a Taliban attack on a convoy of Afghan and foreign soldiers in the northern province of Baghlan, an official said.The militants... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A former governor escaped unhurt while his guard was killed in a Taliban attack in the volatile northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Thursday.The incident took place Tuesday evening when the fighters opened fire on the... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Hundreds of protesting textile workers ended the blockade of a main highway in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday after an assurance from the authorities to consider their demands favourably.The workers of the Pul-i-Khumri... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Hundreds of textile workers, seeking plots of land, staged a protest demonstration in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday.The demonstrators blocked the Baghlan-Kabul highway, leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded. They vowed to... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Government officials in northern Baghlan province accuse the police of turning a blind eye to illegal land appropriation.Abdul Ghafoor Ghayor, a municipality official, said government land had been seized in Baghi Qahwa and Hakim... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): NATO forces destroyed a helicopter after it developed technical problems and made an emergency landing in northern Baghlan province, the alliance said on Wednesday.The emergency landing happened in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): An insurgent commander was freed in exchanged for five police officials in northern Baghlan province on Sunday, a local Taliban leader claimed.But the provincial governor and top security officials, saying they were unaware of... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Eleven Taliban fighters, including two top commanders, were killed in an air-strike in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.The strike happened Friday night and targeted the militants as they were in their... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Residents of three populous districts in northern Baghlan province say a Taliban phone ban has affected both business and daily life.Taliban militants have banned four mobile phone networks from operating at night in Baghlan-i-... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): The non-existence of a blood bank at Baghlans main hospital is a source of trouble for patients needing blood transfusions, forcing them to travel to distant provinces for operations.The only blood bank at the Civil Hospital in... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Unidentified gunmen killed three civilians, including two teachers, in the increasingly volatile northern province of Baghlan on Saturday, officials and witnesses said.A civilian van, en route from Khinjan district to Andrab... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least eight people were killed and a dozen others in overnight floods near this capital city of central Baghlan province, officials said on Monday.The casualties occurred in the village of Qul-i-Ahan Dara Kochak, where... read more
HERAT CITY/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Taliban insurgents killed five pro-government militiamen in western Herat province, officials said on Sunday.The five were part of a 120-strong militia fighting insurgents with the help of foreign and national troops... read more
KABUL (PAN): Widespread flooding following continued heavy rainfall in northwestern Badghis province has killed 35 people, including a dozen children, an official said on Friday.Besides the fatalities, 500 livestock and as many houses were washed... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A district chief has been injured in an armed attack that left one his guard killed and another wounded in northern Baghlan province, a senior official said on Tuesday.Unidentified gunmen opened fire at the Khost district chief... read more

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