Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

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.

3 rebels eliminated, 5 wounded

Security & Crime


3 rebels eliminated, 5 wounded

Aug 26, 2014 - 13:42

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, including a notorious commander, after an overnight attack on a check-post near the Jarqodak gas plant in Jawzjan province.

Police chief, Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants planned to kill guards of the check-post and then launch a coordinated attack on the gas facility.

Raziq, an employee of the plant, confirmed hearing gunshots and rocket fire that lasted two hours. However, he had no further details.

Elsewhere, one insurgent was killed and two others were wounded when the mine they were planting went-off in Baghlan province, police spokesman Javed Basharat said.




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