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PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Public representatives and residents of northern Baghlan province complainthe security situation on the highway between Pul-i-Khumri and Mazar-i-Sharif has sharply deteriorated. Asking the government to ensure people’s... read more
PUL-E-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): New buildings for educational faculty and admin office were opened for proper use at Baghlan University while construction work on hostel and other faculties were underway, an official said Tuesday. The three-storey... read more
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Heavy windstorm has uprooted 150 tents of displaced families in Guzargah Noor district of northern Baghlan province. In April 2014, at least 72 persons including women and children were killed and 1,200 families displaced... read more
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
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
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): 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): 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): 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): 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
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/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
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-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-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
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): 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): 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 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): 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 (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
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): 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
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): 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): 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
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

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