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5 Killed, 41 Injured in Separate Bombings of Nangarhar

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(Last Updated On: November 25, 2016)

2Local officials in Nangarhar have confirmed that 5 people were killed and 41 others were injured in separate bombings occurred in 2th and 4th police precincts of Nangarhar province early Friday noon.

Local Security officials have also said 2 police forces were killed and 3 others were injured in bombings of Nangarhar province.

Provincial Governor Spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said, “The first bomb detonated close to Abdul Hakim House the Nangarhar security headquarter detention officers, where he along his kid were killed on the spot, the second explosion occurred after half an hour in 2th police precinct on police ranger which had no casualties, but after gathering of the local people the third bomb exploded killed 3 and injured other 5 people.”

Witness Faqirullah said, “Most of the causalities were civilians and ordinary people.”

Meanwhile head of the Regional Hospital in Nangarhar confirmed that 5 corpses and 41 injuries were received from the bombings today.

Head of the Regional Hospital in Nangarhar Dr. Najeebullah Kamawal said, “ 5 dead bodies and 41 injuries were received, where 10 of the injured people were dismissed after initial health care treatments.”

The Governor Spokesman also said, “One officer and 2 soldiers were killed in the bombings, one officer and 2 other soldiers were injured.”

N one has yet to claim the responsibility of the Friday bombing of Jalalabad city.

Edited: Rahmatullah Muahid

 

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Unknown Gunmen Abduct Head of a Private TV in Nangarhar

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Engineer Zalmay, the head of a private TV network has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar, an official said on Tuesday.

Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that Engineer Zalmay, the Head of Enakas Radio and Television Network abducted in PD4 of Jalalabad city while he was on his way from office to home.

According to the official, the armed men have killed his driver after stopping his vehicle.

Mr. Zalmay was in charge of the National Radio and Television of Nangarhar, the state-run network, before the establishment of his private channel.

Nangarhar is among the volatile provinces in east of Afghanistan where both Taliban and Daesh insurgent groups are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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Afghan Forces Retake Kohistan District of Faryab Province

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Afghan security forces have recaptured Kohistan district of Faryab province late on Friday, an official confirmed.

Mohammad Hanif Rezai, a spokesman for the 209th military corps said that at least 33 Taliban militants including two commanders of the group were killed and 13 others wounded during an operation which was conducted for recapturing of the district.

He added that the Afghan commando forces have destroyed several bases of the insurgents and seized a large number of weapons and ammunitions.

According to the official, forces from the NATO-led Resolute Support mission also assisted the Afghan forces during the operation.

Faryab is among the insecure provinces in northern Afghanistan where the Taliban militants are actively operating in a number of its districts and usually carrying out attacks against government forces.

Taliban has not made a comment about the report yet.

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Bomb Blast Targets Voter Registration Center in Jalalabad City

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A bomb blast has reportedly targeted a voter registration center in the 4th Police District of Jalalabad, the capital city of the eastern Nangarhar province.

The voter registration center was established in a mosque in the area where many residential houses also located in.

“One policeman and seven civilians were wounded in the incident”, spokesperson of Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News.

According to the local official, the explosives had been placed in a Zarang type motorcycle and the vehicle exploded through a remote control instrument in the area.

He further noted that all the wounded people have already been transferred to the provincial hospital in Jalalabad City.

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