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Wardak, Nuristan, Panjsher, Badakhshan, Ghor, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Daikundi, Badghis, Paktia, Kunar, Faryab, Kunduz and Kapisa provinces had the lowest voter registration turnout in the week. The worst voter registration turnout was seen in Wardak, with only 458 people registering. Next was Nuristan ... Kandahar
Local officials said the insurgent group pressured communications companies to cut operations to just a few hours a day in parts of southern Uruzgan and Zabul provinces. Private communications companies that provide mobile and internet services in the areas declined to comment on the issue, fearing ... Kandahar

(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Daesh - or so-called Islamic state (IS) -rebels have recruited three women in the Chora district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Wednesday. Provincial Council Chairman Amir Mohammad Barikzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the ... Kandahar
have been killed and 21 others injured in security forces operations in Paktika and Uruzgan provinces, a statement and official said on Thursday. Four Taliban were killed and 17 others injured in security forces operation and airstrike in Khas Uruzgan province, a statement from the 205th Atal military corps ... Kandahar
Afghan Ministry Of Defense (MoD) said on Tuesday the Taliban's shadow deputy governor for Uruzgan, Abdullah, was killed during Afghan security forces operations in the province on Monday. Mohammad Radmanish, the ministry's deputy spokesman, said Abdullah was killed in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province. Kandahar
KABUL, April 9 (Xinhua) -- At least 13 Taliban militants have been killed and 15 others wounded in separate incidents, the Afghan Defense Ministry said Monday. In Khas Uruzgan district, southern Uruzgan province, six militants were killed and eight others wounded after Afghan National Army (ANA) ... Kandahar

TIRIN KOT, Afghanistan, April 4 (Xinhua) -- At least two Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded after Taliban militants stormed a security forces' camp in restive southern province of Uruzgan overnight, a local official said Wednesday. Militants numbered hundreds attacked a joint military camp ... Kandahar
TARIN KOT, Afghanistan -- Government forces and insurgents are using access to irrigation water as leverage to pressure civilians into supporting them or force their opponents out of their villages and communities. Lawmakers and locals in the restive southern province of Uruzgan say that during the past ... Kandahar
Key issues. • In the past week, more than 11,000 people have reportedly been displaced by conflict. • Damaged telecommunication towers in Uruzgan hamper assessment of displaced families. • The GBV Sub-Cluster reached more than 8,000 people with services and health education. Countrywide ...
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A man has shot to death his sister and injured his mother and another sister in Tirinkot, the provincial capital of southern Uruzgan province, an official said Saturday. Dost Mohammad Nayab, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Musa Kalim gunned down his ...
... said that among the 26 killed, 12 Taliban were killed in Khak-e-Safed and Balablok districts and in the capital of Farah province; six were killed in Trinkot district of Uruzgan province, four were killed in Greshk district of Helmand province, three were killed in Faryab province and one in Ghazni province. Insurgents
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Two children have been killed, their father and another child injured when a mortar shell landed on their house in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, a local elder said on Thursday. Aminullah, the elder of locality, told Pajhwok Afghan News the mortar shell struck the ... Insurgents
Uruzgan agriculture director Eng. Zalmai Alko said his departments planned to implement 49 projects for bringing improvement into the lives of farmers. He did not go into details about the projects, but said they would help Uruzgan become self sufficient in vegetables. He said work had also been done last ... Insurgents
“So if you are a resident of far-flung northern Helmand, or rural Oruzgan, maybe things are looking up for you, because this year you didn't see any Americans, your poppy harvest was not slashed and burnt … the Taliban come around and collect their taxes, but only once,” says the official. “So everyone's ... Insurgents
According to an Afghan military source, the airstrikes were carried out in the last 24 hours in Khas Uruzgan and Chora districts of the province, reported The Khaama Press. Meanwhile, counter-terrorism operations are underway in other restive districts of Uruzgan Province to crack down on anti-government ... Insurgents
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Women Affairs Department of central Uruzgan province is being led by a man, with females saying they have yet to benefit from projects implemented in their name. International Women's Day was markedat the provincial human right office. Dozens of women and local officials ... Insurgents
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A woman was killed and three policemen were injured as the cops turned guns on each other after a verbal clash in Chora district of central Uruzgan province, a public representative said on Friday. The woman was inside her home in the district center when she was hit by bullets fired ... Insurgents

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor of central Uruzgan province on Saturday said security forces in the province were 'incapable' because they had completely failed in preventing security incidents. Asadullah Saeed, who recently took charge as the new governor of Uruzgan, was addressing a gathering of ... Insurgents
Separately, the Taliban said Friday they released five of a total of 19 people they say they abducted on Tuesday along the boundary between the southern Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces. At the time, Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar's police chief, said insurgents wearing army uniforms stopped a bus and ... Insurgents
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Armed robbers stole a vehicle and other materials from the Mines and Petroleum Department of central Uruzgan province last night, an official said on Thursday. Mohammad Naib, the provincial governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the robbers stole a Hailux model ... Insurgents
A group of fighters wearing army uniforms kidnapped 30 people, including 19 policemen, after stopping a bus on Tuesday night at the border between Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces. "There were civilians in the bus as well and we are trying to identify the people kidnapped in the attack," Qudratullah ... Insurgents
Separately, the Taliban said Friday they released five of a total of 19 people they say they abducted on Tuesday along the boundary between the southern Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces. At the time, Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar's police chief, said insurgents wearing army uniforms stopped a bus and ... Insurgents
... killing six police and wounding five others. At the same time another group of insurgents wearing army uniforms stopped a bus and kidnapped 30 people, of whom 19 are policemen, said Raziq. Both incidents took place Tuesday night at the border between Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces, he said. Insurgents
militants have closed the Uruzgan-Kandahar highway and abducted 30 passengers, an official said on Wednesday. Dost Mohammad Nayab, the Uruzgan governor spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred in the Urdo-Balagh locality on the highway late on Tuesday. He accused the ... Insurgents
She, however, regretted no such trend existed in Uruzgan, where expecting mothers were shifted to hospital after they had lost a lot of blood. Civil Hospital Director Dr. Aminullah Tokhi confirmed patients were often evacuated to hospitalin critical condition. He said some problems caused the death of ... Insurgents
militants have been killed and 15 others wounded in joint operations by Afghan and foreign forces in southern Uruzgan province, a military official said Saturday. Khwaja Yehya Alwai, spokesman for the Afghan National Army (ANA)'s 205th Atal Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the ANA ... Insurgents
TRINKOT, Afghanistan , Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- At least 70 armed insurgents have been killed and 15 others wounded during the security forces operations in Uruzgan province, south of Afghanistan, since Thursday, a local security official said Saturday. "At least 70 militants have been killed in the restive areas ... Insurgents
In southern Helmand and neighboring Uruzgan provinces, the Taliban who lead the insurgency against the government and US-led troops have broadened their ban on mobile phone firms following offensives by Afghan and foreign troops. Insurgents also want to show that the government is unable ... police
... districts of Helmand province, 13 insurgents were killed and weapons, ammunition and hideouts were destroyed. The ministry said the second airstrike was conducted in the Chora district of Uruzgan province and 20 insurgents were killed and three motorcycles, weapons and bases were also destroyed. police
The source said that Khas Uruzgan district would collapse to militants if reinforcements not arrived immediately. Lack of coordination among a number of security officials and internal problems are the main factors of worsened security situation in the district, he said. Uruzgan governor's spokesman, Dost ... police
In February more than half of the attacks happened in Faryab, Helmand, Uruzgan, Farah, Kandahar and Nangarhar provinces and the remaining attacks took place in 21 provinces. Pajhwok did not receive security report from Bamyan, Ghor, Heart, Maidan Wardak, Nuristan, Paktia and Panjshir province. police
His album Dust of Uruzgan – and the book that goes with it – was written while working as a diplomat alongside Australian soldiers in the Uruzgan Province of southern Afghanistan. Smith tells the enthralling and sometimes heartbreaking stories of the Australian troops who fought throughout in the region. police
Describing the ongoing operations against armed groups in the troubled areas of Nangarhar, Khost, Ghazni, Helmand, Herat, Zabul, Uruzgan, Farah, Takhar, Nimroz, Faryab and Laghman provinces as "successful" Waziri said the security forces would continue to target the "enemies" elsewhere in the ... police
De zitting bij het militaire hof in Arnhem gaat over een incident dat in 2010 in Uruzgan plaatsvond. Er was een explosie door een handgranaat in een pantservoertuig. R. en zijn toenmalige dienstmaat Erik Groenendijk werden ervan verdacht dat zij hiervoor verantwoordelijk waren. Ze zijn uiteindelijk niet ... police
The Ministry said that in recent airstrikes on insurgent hideouts in Uruzgan province at least four insurgents were killed. The strike was conducted on insurgent hideouts in an area on the outskirts of Trinkot city, the provincial capital. The ministry said a weapons cache was also destroyed. According to the ... police
Afghanistan- Uruzgan violence claims 21 lives in 24 hours ... than 20 people, including militants, police and civilians, have been killed in separate incidents of violence in central Uruzgan province, an official said Wednesday. ... Uruzgan is an insecure province where the Taliban control a number of areas. police
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Security forces destroyed an explosives-laden military vehicle after seizing it in the capital of central Uruzgan province, an official said Monday. 2nd Lt. Zainullah, provincial police headquarters' first division commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News ... police
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Without any qualification or degree, some individuals are working as doctors and nurses in various parts of central Uruzgan province, including the provincial capital, Tirinkot, putting at risk the lives of many people, residents say. The residents complain the lack of attention and ... police
Mullah Muhammad Zahid Akhund has been appointed as Uruzgan governor. Similarly, Naji Nusrat Lala, Maulvi info-icon Muneeb and Qari Muhammad Ayub Badghis have respectively been appointed as governors for Daikundi, Herat and Badghis provinces. Maulvi Abdul Rahman is Taliban's new head of ... police
In 2006, The Netherlands bought 25 Bushmasters and because of the urgency of the situation, 23 of them were sent directly to the joint base at Tarin Kowt in Oruzgan province. Two were sent to The Netherlands for driver training. In the eight years that followed, the Dutch brought their numbers up to 106. police
The brutal war in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province and adjoining provinces of Kandahar, Zabul and Uruzgan provinces, besides claiming the lives of people, also rendered many people, including children, disabled almost every day. Hence, many war victims from Helmand and adjoining areas ... police
Obaidullah Barakzai, a lawmaker from central Uruzgan province, said despite the new interior minister's takeover many issues remained the ministry's hiring process. “Ineligible” individuals were being employed instead of suitable people, he added. “The MoI has sent a corrupt and idle commander to ... police
Rahmatullah Sidiqi, the Uruzgan police chief who visited the area, told Pajhwok Afghan News it was retaken as a result of an operation. He said the Afghan National Army (ANA) also took part in the offensive that led to the recapture Landa Kosa from insurgents late on Friday night. He added the security ... police
(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) TIRINKOT/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven insurgents have been killed during an operation in central Uruzgan province, local officials said on Thursday. Rahmat Shah Qimati, commander of the 205th Atal Military Corps' fourth brigade, told Pajhwok Afghan News ... police
insurgents have been killed during an operation in central Uruzgan province, local officials said on Thursday. Rahmat Shah Qimati, commander of the 205th Atal Military Corps' fourth brigade, told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces raided Kaftar Khan and Hazargi areas of the provincial capital. He said ... police
Taliban's shadow deputy governor Mawlawi Wali Jan, also known as Hamza, and 11 other insurgents were in an airstrike in Uruzgan province on Monday, the MoI said in a statement on Tuesday. The airstrike was launched in Trinkot city, capital of the province on Monday, the statement said, adding that: ... police
Khas Uruzgan police said dozens of Taliban had attacked a police check post, killing one soldier. Thumbnail. A local security official in Uruzgan province claimed on Saturday that at least 10 Taliban members were killed in a clash with security forces. Mullah Abdul Samad district police chief for Khas ... police
Khas Uruzgan police said dozens of Taliban had attacked a police check post, killing one soldier. Thumbnail. A local security official in Uruzgan province claimed on Saturday that at least 10 Taliban members were killed in a clash with security forces. Mullah Abdul Samad district police chief for Khas ... police
Australian forces pulled out of Oruzgan province in 2013, just before the NATO coalition handed over active combat operations to Afghan forces in 2014. The Taliban rapidly regained the strongholds of Chora, Shahid-e-Hasas and Khas Oruzgan in the province. Australia increased its commitment from 270 ... police
Afghanistan- Scores of insurgents suffer casualties in Uruzgan offensive. Date ... (MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of insurgents have been killed and wounded during an ongoing operation in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, an official claimed on Saturday. police



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