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Reviewing traffic accident figures for Zabul province, Ahmad said 28 people had died and 67 had been injured in a total of 47 incidents reported between March 2016 and 2017. Figures for the equivalent period between March 2017 and March 2018 suggested a significant reduction, with 18 people ...
militants have been killed by own explosion in southern Zabul province, officials said Monday. Governor's spokesman, Gul Islam Seyal, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident took place when the rebels were planting bomb under a bridge on Kabul info-icon -Kandahar highway in Shah Joi district ... Taliban

QALAT (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and three others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Thursday, an official said. The accident happened on Kabul info-icon -Kandahar highway at around 9:30am in the morning. Mohammad Farid, deputy head of ... Taliban
On Saturday, a sticky bomb attached to the motorcycle driven by a retired Pakistani army officer exploded in southern Zabul province's Shahjoy district, killing the officer and his guard, according to the provincial government spokesman, Gul Islam Seyal. Pakistan has been criticized by both the United States ... students
Separately, security forces pre-empted Taliban assaults on their posts in Ramazan Qala and Ali Asghar localities of Qalat, the provincial capital of southern Zabul province late on Sunday night. Based on discovery, security forces attacked Taliban hideouts, killing nine and wounding five, the governor's ... students

The statement said 10 insurgents were killed in Qadis district of Badghis province and eight others were wounded and nine were killed in Mizan district and provincial capital Qalat of Zabul province. Another nine militants were injured and their one car and eight bikes were confiscated in the Zabul operation ... students
militants have been killed and 20 others wounded during an operation by security forces in Shah-i- Safa district of southern Zabul province, police said on Friday. The operation in Ishaqzai area of the district was launched at about 1pm on Thursday and wrapped up at 8pm, said deputy provincial police chief ... students
This force emerged from a range of village militias and is separate from the regular national police. Although under the authority of the interior ministry, they are generally drawn from the local community. However, two young men from Nangraj village in Nuristan both travelled to serve in Zabul province. students
A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has led to a surge in the number of private wells being dug to ensure access to what is already a scarce resource. The impact has been to divert flow ... students
A woman was killed in a roadside mine explosion in southern Zabul province on Thursday, local officials confirmed. In addition, two other people were wounded in the blast. The blast took place in Kam Karez area of Sayori district of the province after a vehicle hit a roadside mine, provincial police chief, ... students
A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has led to a surge in the number of private wells being dug to ensure access to what is already a scarce resource. The impact has been to divert flow ... students
Separately, two civilians were killed and two were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Sewray district of Zabul Province, said Gul Islam Sial, a spokesman for the provincial governor. On February 20, at least 26 Afghan police officers were killed and several others injured in Taliban attacks security ... students
QALAT (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council head of southern Zabul province has survived militants' attacks on Monday, an official said. Governor spokesman Gul Islam Seyal told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened on the outskirts of Qalat, the provincial capital, in Nawkhez area. He said PC head ... students
At least five police soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack in Zabul province, local officials said on Saturday. Zabul police said Taliban insurgents attacked a police check post in Mullah Din area of Qalat city. According to the police, the Taliban also took weapons from the check post with them. According to Zabul police they ... students
"We cannot sleep day and night due to the frightening sounds of firing," an 11-year-old girl injured by a bullet during a ground engagement in Arghandab district, Zabul province in September, told UNAMA. The UN agency also reported cases of sexual abuse and child recruitment by Afghan national ... students
QALAT, Afghanistan, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 police were killed as hundreds of anti-government militants attacked security checkpoints in Shah Joi and Deh Chopan districts of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province early Sunday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said. "Hundreds of Taliban ... students

“I've attended some of the training courses on journalism, but due to the instability of Zabul province, as well as the cultural restrictions, I can't work in the media,” Shabnam concluded. Sediqa Jalali, director of Zabul's department of women's affairs, said that the state had an important role to play in changing ... students
A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has led to a surge in the number of private wells being dug to ensure access to what is already a scarce resource. The impact has been to divert flow ... students
A proliferation of privately-dug wells are draining water resources in Zabul province and threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of local farmers. Low rainfall has led to a surge in the number of private wells being dug to ensure access to what is already a scarce resource. The impact has been to divert flow ... students
The ministry's spokesman Dawlat Waziri said that during the operations seven insurgents were killed in Alingar district, five in Chora district of Trinkot, the capital of Zabul province, four insurgents in Barmal district of Paktia, three insurgents in Achin district and one local commander in Shawal area of Nad Ali district of ... students
QALAT (Pajhwok): Two bodyguards of the deputy police chief for southern Zabul province were injured when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Arghandab district, an official said on Tuesday. Amir Jan Alkozai, the district's administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion occurred in ... students
QALAT (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council head of southern Zabul province has survived militants' attacks on Monday, an official said. Governor spokesman Gul Islam Seyal told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened on the outskirts of Qalat, the provincial capital, in Nawkhez area. He said PC head ... students
At least five police soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack in Zabul province, local officials said on Saturday. Zabul police said Taliban insurgents attacked a police check post in Mullah Din area of Qalat city. According to the police, the Taliban also took weapons from the check post with them. According to ... students
Similar, two Taliban fighters killed in Kariz Shikhha area center of Farah and two suspected insurgents arrested in Saiori district of Zabul province. In past 24 hours, 20 planed clearing operations, 21 Special Forces operations conducted in 12 provinces; also, Air forces conducted 27 aerial operations ... students
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army, backed by Turkish Air and Land Forces captured seven localities from the Syrian Democratic Forces' YPG in Afrin region, as a part of the operation 'Olive Branch' (AR: Ghasin al-Zaytun, TR: Zeytin Dalı). Free Syrian Army reportedly captured Nasiriya, Dokan, Ashkan Gharbi ... students
Atta Jan, the provincial council head of Zabul province, on Sunday told Pajhwok Afghan News that Daesh militants recently established active centers in four districts of the province including Day Chopan, Khak Afghan, Naw Bahar and Arghandab. 'Fifty percent of Zabul territory is under the militants' control, ... students
QALAT (Pajhwok): The acting mayor for southern Zabul province has fled the province with two million afghanis, an official alleged on Sunday. Gul Islam Siyal, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mohammad Taib had been appointed as acting mayor six month ago. Zabul's new Governor ... students
'I have told people to get their disputes resolved by local jirgas because their decisions are acceptable to both sides,' Khiyal Mohammad Hussaini told reporters in Qalat, the capital of Zabul province. The governor said court decisions took a long time and were often disagreed with by one party or the other. students
'I have told people to get their disputes resolved by local jirgas because their decisions are acceptable to both sides,' Khiyal Mohammad Hussaini told reporters in Qalat, the capital of Zabul province. The governor said court decisions took a long time and were often disagreed with by one party or the other. students
(Pajhwok): The governor of southern Zabul province has asked people to resolve their disputes through local jirgas instead of courts. “I have told people to get their disputes resolved by local jirgas because their decisions are acceptable to both sides,” Khiyal Mohammad Hussaini told reporters in Qalat, the ... students
Zalmai Zabuli, another senator from southern Zabul province, said: “Now the UNSC should honestly cooperate with the people of Afghanistan after having received documents regarding Pakistan's support to terrorist organizations. The UN should put more pressure on Pakistan to relinquish support to ... students
An IS presence had been previously confirmed in parts of neighboring Zabul province, particularly the Khak-e-Afghan district. Ghazni provincial officials suspect the terror group might be attempting to find inroads into Ghazni province. Arif Noori, provincial spokesman, downplayed the threat and charged ... students
Zabul Province: Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan's improvised explosive device destroyed Afghan National Security Forces' armored personnel carrier during the clashes between the two in Kharjoy area of the city of Qalati Ghilji, capital of Zabul Province. Nimruz Province: Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan ... students
Bismillah Pashtunmal, a reporter for Pajhwok News in Zabul province, said, “In a situation where insecurity threatens the southern zone more than ever and programmes for reporters have been cut over several years, the IWPR workshop was of paramount importance for our reporters. “The topics covered ... students
Senator Zalmai Zabuli from southern Zabul province, told today's session that ID cards would be issued in compliance with the decision of the joint committee of both houses of the parliament. According to him, the joint committee has approved inclusion of nationality and ethnicity in the new e-NIC and the ... students
Another Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan's improvised explosive device targeted Afghan National Army's convoy in Obo Kala area of Maruf district, heading towards Atghar district in Zabul province. The explosion destroyed a truck and reportedly caused several casualties among the army's ranks. students
Nine Taliban members were killed and six others wounded in operations in Alingar district of eastern Laghman province, three were killed in Shah Joy district of Zabul province and one in Qarah Bagh district of Ghazni province and three others were wounded, the statement added. Some weapons and ... students
“The strikes have been very productive in Zabul province. The threat has been neutralized. We have not witnessed increase in terrorist activities and attacks in the past few months unlike previous autumn seasons,” General Jailani Farahi, deputy police chief for Zabul, told Arab News. In Kabul, Defense ... students
Seven rebels were killed in Helmand's Nad Ali, three in Zabul province's Shajoy area. Three fighters were killed in Maidan Wardak's Syedabad districts and four more injured in these districts. The MoD did not provide information about the casualties of security forces. The operations came at a time when ... students
... in Rodat district, was killed after being kidnapped by unidentified armed men ridding motorbike after evening prayer on Monday," 1TV reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the killing. In a similar incident, gunmen attacked and killed a religious scholar in the southern Zabul province on Monday. students
Kabul: At least two persons were killed and three others injured in a roadside mine blast in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province on Sunday night, local officials said on Monday. Tolo News quoted officials as saying that the blast occurred in Shahjoy district of the province after a civilian vehicle hit an ... students
QALAT, Afghanistan, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 police were killed as hundreds of anti-government militants attacked security checkpoints in Shah Joi and Deh Chopan districts of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province early Sunday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said. "Hundreds of Taliban ... students
QALAT, Afghanistan, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Up to 20 police were killed as hundreds of anti-government militants attacked security checkpoints in Shah Joi and Deh Chopan districts of southern Afghanistan's Zabul province early Sunday, provincial governor Bismillah Afghanmal said. "Hundreds of Taliban ... students
SHINKAY, Afghanistan — Zabul Province, one of Afghanistan 's poorest, is mainly known for being a transit route for Taliban insurgents and NATO supply convoys. But recently Zabul, in southeastern Afghanistan, has become important for another, better reason: as a small but overlooked corner of the ... students
A woman was killed in a roadside mine explosion in southern Zabul province on Thursday, local officials confirmed. In addition, two other people were wounded in the blast. The blast took place in Kam Karez area of Sayori district of the province after a vehicle hit a roadside mine, provincial police chief, Gulam Gailani, said. students
Separately, two civilians were killed and two were wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Sewray district of Zabul Province, said Gul Islam Sial, a spokesman for the provincial governor. On February 20, at least 26 Afghan police officers were killed and several others injured in Taliban attacks security ... students
US Army soldiers engage in a live-fire exercise in the Zabul province of Afghanistan, July 1, 2010. (Photo: The US Army). Help preserve a news source with integrity at its core: Donate to the independent media at Truthout. I'm in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went ... students
"We cannot sleep day and night due to the frightening sounds of firing," an 11-year-old girl injured by a bullet during a ground engagement in Arghandab district, Zabul province in September, told UNAMA. The UN agency also reported cases of sexual abuse and child recruitment by Afghan national ... students
QALAT (Pajhwok): More than half of schools in southern Zabul province, where four districts have no schools at all, are closed due to insecurity, an official said on Tuesday. Atta Jan, the provincial council chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 80 percent of students were affected by the closure of schools. students


 

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