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Afghan Forces Kill 10 Militants in Logar

At least 10 militants were killed during a joint operation by Afghan security forces in eastern Logar province, officials said Thursday. Provincial police chief General Esmatullah Alizai said the operation was conducted in Charkh district of the province. According to the police official, eight of the militants killed were citizen …

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Young Boy Commits Suicide in Badakhshan

A young Afghan boy named Zabiullah committed suicide Sunday morning near the Kokcha river in Badakhshan province, the local officials said. The spokesman of Badakhshan governor, Nik Muhammad said the young boy was a third year student at social science faculty of Badakhshan University. Nik Muhammad noted that the reason …

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Afghan Forces Retake Farah District, Blame Iran

The Afghan security forces retook control of Farah’s Shib Koh district after the group overrun the district Monday midnight, officials said. Provincial Council Member, Dadullah Qani, said Taliban militants took the district’s equipment with themselves and torched the district building before leaving the area. But police officials say the Afghan …

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