Security officials reported that 40 Taliban insurgents were killed and injured in Baghlan province. Ministry of Interior in a statement said on Tuesday that 35 insurgents were killed following a clash with Afghan national and defence security forces in Kilagi region, Khinjan district of Baghlan. The statement further added that 5 other Taliban insurgents were also injured

3 September 2019

Local authorities said that Taliban group attacked Zari district on Monday night, and clashes are ongoing. Monir Ahmad Farhad spokesperson for Balkh governor said that Taliban group launched offensive attack last night on Zari district and the fighting is underway in the district. Additionally, Fawad Aman deputy spokesperson for Ministry of Defense said that Gen. Yasin Zia deputy

3 September 2019

Taliban shadow district governor for Gurziwan district, along with two other insurgents have been killed in Farah province, officials said. As a result of clashes between security forces and Taliban insurgents in Haidar Abad and Bandar Shakh villages of Gurziwan district, Qari Wakil, Taliban shadow district governor and two other insurgents have been killed, as confirmed by 209 Shaheen Corps in a statement on

3 September 2019

Afghan security forces have reported that Qari Mansoor, Taliban’s general commander for Kunduz province was killed in Kanam area of the province on Monday night. The 217 Shaheen Corps in a statement said that Qari Mansoor was killed in a targeted operation by security forces. The statement further added that, Taliban attack on Dasht-e Archi district has

3 September 2019

Security officials in Bamyan said that the director of counter-terrorism of Panjab district was killed by Taliban in Maidan Wardak province. Kazim Jafari, the director of counter-terrorism of Panjab district was killed two days ago by Taliban insurgents in Jilrez district of Maidan Wardak while he was enroute from Kabul to Bamyan, Mohammad Reza Yousufi spokesperson for Bamyan police told Reporterly on Tuesday.

3 September 2019

Taliban’s leadership is under control of outsiders and they are destroying our country and attacking Afghans on their instruction, president Ghani said following deadly Kabul bombing. Mr. Ghani condemned the Taliban attack on Green Village Compound in PD9 Kabul city, and said that Taliban attack against our people and country is a crime against humanity. While praising

3 September 2019

Dozens of local residents are protesting, following last night’s car bomb attack on Green village compound in PD9 of Kabul city. While speaking to Reporterly, a spokesperson for Kabul Police Firdows Faramarz said, “Dozens of local residents protested after the attack carried out on Green village compound in PD9 Kabul city.” He did not provide further details about the protest. It is being reported that,

3 September 2019

At least 20 Taliban insurgents including several commanders of the group and shadow district governor for Gulran district were killed in Herat, local authorities said. Jailani Farhad spokesperson for Herat governor told Reporterly, that they were killed as a result of air operations carried out on Taliban gatherings in the vicinity of Gulran district. Farhad added that,

3 September 2019

As the US and the Taliban close in on a deal, India on Monday said it has always supported a peace settlement in Afghanistan which will ensure stability and not leave ungoverned spaces for terrorists or their proxies to take advantage of. As per The Times of India report, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, while briefing the media on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to

3 September 2019

The Office of National Security Council (ONSC) in a press statement announced that National Security Adviser (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib met with Kim Young Chae, the South Korean Special Representative for Afghanistan. They discussed the importance of peace & elections. NSA said that the government negotiation offer to Taliban is unconditional but there are crucial conditions for

3 September 2019