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40 Taliban, 11 security forces killed in Badakhshan

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Oct 17, 2020 - 15:49
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday said 40 Taliban insurgents and 11 security personnel have been killed during three days of clashes in northeastern Badakhshan province.
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Taliban close some Badakhshan health centres

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Oct 13, 2020 - 16:05
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Taliban have closed health facilities in areas under their control in remote Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.
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Badakhshan: 20 pro-govt fighters defect to Taliban

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Oct 10, 2020 - 15:30
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 20 besieged members of an uprising group have joined Taliban militants in the Khwahan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday. Police spokesman Sanullah Rohani confirmed the development...
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Badakhshan: 5 of a family killed in Taliban attack

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Sep 24, 2020 - 16:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least five members of a family were killed and a sixth wounded in a Taliban attack in northeastern Badakhshan province on Thursday morning, an official said.
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Females constitute 17pc of Badakhshan govt workers

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Sep 10, 2020 - 17:18
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The number of women employees in government institutions has increased in northeastern Badakhshan province in recent years, a statement said on Thursday. Currently, 17 percent of employees in government departments are women, but...
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Foreign militants aiding Taliban in Badakhshan

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Apr 30, 2020 - 09:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of militants from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are fighting alongside the Taliban in northeastern Badakhshan province, alleges a senior official. Governor Zakaria Sawda claimed in an interview that about 400 foreign militants...
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27 Taliban killed in Badakhshan airstrikes: MoD

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Apr 11, 2020 - 19:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 27 Taliban militants have been killed in airstrikes in northeastern Badakhshan province, the Ministry of Defense said on Saturday.
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Badakhshan locks down for 3 weeks

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Mar 31, 2020 - 18:08
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Tuesday announced a three-week lockdown period to prevent the spread of coronavirus in northeastern Badakhshan province. Governor Mohammad Zikria Soda told a press conference here people should stay homes during...
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Taliban overrun Badakhshan’s Yamgan district

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Mar 29, 2020 - 18:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban captured the Yamgan district of northeastern Badakhshan province after several hours of firefight with security forces, a well-placed source said on Sunday.
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Yamgan district falls to Taliban after fierce fighting

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Mar 28, 2020 - 15:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): A remote district of northeastern Badakhshan province has fallen to the Taliban after hours of fierce fighting, a public representative said on Saturday. The insurgents overran Yamgan, the first district to fall to the Taliban after...
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8 Taliban killed, 3 injured in Badakhshan firefight

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Mar 26, 2020 - 13:54
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight Taliban militants have been killed and three others wounded during a clash with security forces in the Jarm district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Thursday. Sanaullah Rohani, the police...
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3 Badakhshan girls forced into marriage at gun-point

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Feb 25, 2020 - 18:17
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Tuesday said armed men forcibly married three girls under 18 years of age and then took them to Nasi Darwaz district in northeastern Badakhshan province, while the Taliban say they would punish the men...
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35 people die of respiratory diseases in Badakhshan

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Feb 16, 2020 - 18:02
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Health officials say 35 people have died including women and children of respiratory diseases, mostly in Wakhan district, of northeastern Badakhshan province, but local people put the death toll at over 60. Dr. Nawshin Gahr...
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Badakhshan: Pamir residents earn $500,000 from tourists

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Jan 30, 2020 - 15:38
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local people in the Pamir area of northeastern Badakhshan province earned $500,000 in income from tourism this year, when more foreigners visited the scenic area than last year. Sayed Ikramuddin Sediqi Lalzadah, the provincial...
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300 Badakhshan teachers unpaid for 5 months

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Jan 13, 2020 - 17:08
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Around 300 schoolteachers in northeastern Badakhshan have not been paid salary for the last five months, an official said on Monday. Merajuddin Rahimi, the education department spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 299...
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1 killed, 6 injured in Badakhshan avalanche

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Jan 08, 2020 - 15:09
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A person has killed and another six injured in a snow avalanche in Raghistan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday. Sayed Abdullah Hamayoon Dehqan, the Natural Disaster Management Authority...
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Clearing operation to continue in Badakhshan: Ghani

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Dec 26, 2019 - 18:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday during a visit to northeastern Badakhshan stressed on continuing clearing operation in the province and said the government’s was focusing on improving women ’s livelihood in districts. President...
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Badakhshan mining revenue zeroes from 70m afs

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Dec 23, 2019 - 18:20
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials say 36 mines of precious stones have been identified in northeastern Badakhshan province and some of them would generate up to 70 million afghanis revenue annually but the income has been zero for the last five...
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Badakhshan police seize chemical, acid from truck

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Dec 19, 2019 - 18:49
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Police in northeastern Badakhshan province have seized hundreds of kilograms of solid chemical used in making drugs and hundreds of liters of acid. Police spokesperson Sanaullah Rohani told Pajhwok Afghan News the chemical and...
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‘No worker trapped under rubbles in Badakhshan landslide’

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Dec 14, 2019 - 19:46
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Five workers have been killed and as many others injured in a landslide incident in northeastern Badakhshan province and no worker has been trapped under sands and rocks, an official said on Saturday. But Haidar Niyazi, the...
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