Nangarhar – Ariana News https://ariananews.af Bringing Afghan News to the World Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:41:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 Multiple Blasts Wound 62 People in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/multiple-blasts-wound-62-people-in-nangarhar/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:29:06 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=329040

At least 62 people were wounded in multiple blasts in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, local officials confirmed.

 Sources said that at least six explosions have occurred in Jalalabad city and two more happened in Khogyani district of the province.

The provincial public health officials told Ariana News that at least 62 injured individuals have been taken to the local hospitals.

He added that a number of the wounded people are in critical conditions at the health centers.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet.

Nangarhar is among the insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan where the Taliban militants and Daesh fighters are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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Roof Collapsed in Nangarhar Killed Five People https://ariananews.af/roof-collapsed-in-nangarhar-killed-five-people/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:48:20 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=323484

Five people have been killed when the roof of a house collapsed in the Pachiragam district of eastern Nangarhar province, local residents said.

The incident took place at Musa Khel area of Pachiragam district at around 7 am on Tuesday.

As a result, a woman along with her four children have lost their lives.

The incident happened while they were at a funeral ceremony of a person who had been killed in a suicide attack two days ago in the district.

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Five Killed, 40 Wounded in Wedding Party Blast in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/five-killed-40-wounded-in-wedding-party-blast-in-nangarhar/ Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:03:31 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=322786

At least five people were killed and 40 others wounded in a suicide bombing at a wedding party in eastern Nangarhar province, local officials confirmed.

Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor told Ariana News that the incident took place in Pachiragam district of the province at around 9:30 am on Friday.

Khogyani said all the victims were transferred to the provincial hospitals.

He added that death toll may rise.

No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nangarhar has been among the relatively restive provinces of Afghanistan, where the militant groups mainly the Taliban and Daesh are actively operating in a number of its remote districts.

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Unknown Gunmen Shot Dead Two Prosecutors in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/unknown-gunmen-shot-dead-two-prosecutors-in-nangarhar/ Wed, 10 Jul 2019 05:32:08 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=322440

Two employees of the prosecutor’s office of Nangarhar were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in the provincial capital, Jalalabad city, a local official confirmed.

The incident has taken place at Roshan Mena area in PD4 of Jalalabad city at around 7 am on Wednesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor told Ariana News that two prosecution directors were shot dead and the perpetrators have fled the area.

According to him, police have started the investigations to find out who the attackers were and what the motive behind the attack was.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Sticky Bomb Injures Two People in Jalalabad City https://ariananews.af/sticky-bomb-injures-two-people-in-jalalabad-city/ Tue, 02 Jul 2019 09:39:55 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=320910 At least two people wounded after a sticky bomb attached to their vehicle went off in the Jalalabad City of Nangarhar on Tuesday, a local official said.

Provincial police spokesman Farid Khan said that the incident took place in PD4 of the City.

The blast has targeted the vehicle of Mohammad Naeem, a local representative, the police official added.

He further said that as a result of the blast Mr. Naeem and his driver have injured in the incident.

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Bomb Blast Kills 2, Injures 18 Others in Eastern Afghanistan https://ariananews.af/bomb-blast-kills-2-injures-18-others-in-eastern-afghanistan/ Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:33:08 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=318497 At least two policemen killed and 18 others mainly civilians wounded in an explosion in east of Afghanistan on Thursday, an official said.

The blast occurred at around 10:45 am in PD2 of Jalalabad City.

Provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said the blast occurred as a result of a magnetic bomb attached to a Hilux vehicle in Shesham Bagh area.

He added that the victims were transferred to a local hospital nearby for treatment.

Reports suggested that a small girl from the Afghan Hindu community is also among the victims and some of the injured victims were in a critical condition.

The presidential palace in a statement condemned the attack and ordered the relevant institutions to investigate the incident.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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Suicide Bombing Kills 9 in East of Afghanistan https://ariananews.af/suicide-bombing-kills-9-in-east-of-afghanistan/ Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:15:20 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=317177 At least nine people were killed and 13 others wounded in an explosion in the capital Jalalabad City of Nangarhar province on Thursday afternoon.

The explosion happened in PD6 area of the City after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest targeting a local police commander for Chaparhar district of the province.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said that five civilians, the local police commander, and three of his bodyguards were killed in the attack.

In addition, 13 people, mostly civilians, have been taken to the provincial hospital for treatment.

Footages show the blast has destroyed several shops nearby and set fire civilian vehicles passing by from the area.

Immediately there was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

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

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22 Daesh Fighters Killed in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/22-daesh-fighters-killed-in-nangarhar/ Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:11:53 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=309113 Afghan special forces have killed 22 Daesh fighters including three commanders of the group during an operation in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, the provincial intelligence agency said.

According to a statement released by Nangarhar Intelligence Directorate on Tuesday, four centers of the Daesh fighters were also destroyed during the operation.

Provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the operation was launched in Zawa area of Khogyani district since the last 24 hours.

Khogyani further said that two suspects were also arrested in allegation of having links with the Daesh group.

He added that no casualties have been inflicted to the Afghan special forces and civilians during the operation.

The Daesh group also known as the Islamic State has not made a comment about the report yet.

Nangarhar is among the insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan where the Taliban and Daesh fighters have a presence in a number of its districts.

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Bomb Blast Hits Demining Vehicle in East of Afghanistan https://ariananews.af/bomb-blast-hits-demining-vehicle-in-east-of-afghanistan/ Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:45:36 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=305516 At least eight civilians including three women were injured in an explosion in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.

Provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the incident took place at around 3:30 pm in PD1 of Jalalabad City.

He added that a sticky bomb was placed inside a demining vehicle that injured three women and five men.

According to the official, all victims were taken to the hospital and are in a stable condition.

Nangarhar is among the insecure provinces in the east of Afghanistan where the Taliban and Daesh insurgent groups are active in a number of its districts.

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Bomb Blast Hits Public Bus in Nangarhar, Injuring 10 Civilians https://ariananews.af/bomb-blast-hits-public-bus-in-nangarhar-injuring-10-civilians/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 11:54:34 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=304762 At least 10 civilians were injured after an explosion occurred inside a public transportation bus in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday.

The blast occurred on Thursday afternoon in Malang Jaan road in Jalalabad City.

Eyewitnesses say that all of the victims are civilians who were using public transportation services.

Provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani told Ariana News that explosives were placed inside the bus and five people were injured in the incident.

But a health official in the province said that at least 10 injured people including three children were taken to the hospitals for treatment.

Immediately there was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

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At Least Seven People Injured in Nangarhar Blast https://ariananews.af/at-least-seven-people-injured-in-nangarhar-blast/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:15:21 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=303414

At least seven people were wounded in a mine blast on Monday morning in Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province, a local official said.

Attaullah Khogyani a spokesman for the provincial governor told Ariana News that the explosion happened close to a health center at PD1 area of Jalalabad city.

According to Khogyani, all victims were transferred to the local hospitals.

However, the provincial health officials said that eight people including three children and three women were injured in the incident.

No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nangarhar is among relatively restive provinces of Afghanistan where the Taliban and Daesh insurgents are actively operating in its number of remote districts.

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Nangarhar Blast Kills One, Wounds Five Others https://ariananews.af/nangarhar-blast-kills-one-wounds-five-others/ Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:01:48 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=302330

A civilian was killed and five others were wounded in an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, a local official said.

The provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the explosion took place at Wazir area in Khogyani district of the province.

According to the official, an 8 years old child was killed and one civilian among four local police wounded after a planted explosive blasted off in the area.

No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Nangarhar is among relatively restive provinces of Afghanistan where the Taliban and Daesh insurgents are actively operating in its number of remote districts.

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Daesh Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attack in Nangarhar: Amaq https://ariananews.af/daesh-claims-responsibility-for-deadly-attack-in-nangarhar-amaq/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 06:18:39 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=300944

Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, in which at least 16 people were killed and 9 others wounded, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said.

Earlier in the day, suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company in the city of Jalalabad, killing at least 16 employees of the company and wounding nine others, a local official said.

Nangarhar is among insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan, where Taliban and Daesh militant are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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Taliban Shadow District Governor among Dozens of Militants Killed in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/taliban-shadow-district-governor-among-dozens-of-militants-killed-in-nangarhar/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:28:52 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=300854

At least 12 Taliban insurgents including a shadow district governor of the armed group were killed in an operation conducted by Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province, a local official said on Wednesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor told Arian News that Afghan Special Forces launched an operation on Tuesday night at Gandomak area in Sherzad district of the province.

According to Khogyani, a Taliban shadow governor for Chaparhar district along with 11 militants was killed during the raid.

 He said the Taliban commander was identified as Shaheen Adil.

Khogyani added that 700 kg hashish and a number of weapons were also destroyed during the military raid.

Separately, the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Achin district of Nangarhar, killing 35 Daesh fighters and destroying 7 IEDs, sources said.

The Taliban, however, claimed that all the victims of the incident were civilians including women.

Nangarhar is among insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan, where Taliban and Daesh militant are actively operating in a number of its districts.

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Gunmen Storm a Private Company in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/gunmen-storm-a-private-company-in-nangarhar/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 06:39:12 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=300847

A group of armed gunmen attacked a private company in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning, a local official said.

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for Nangarhar governor told Ariana News that gunmen stormed a construction private company close the airport in the provincial capital Nangarhar City, killing at least 16 employees of the company and wounding nine others.

Khogyani said two attackers detonated the explosives and five others were killed during clashes with the Afghan security forces.

According to the official, additional forces have been deployed and the clearance operation is underway in the area. 

No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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IED Blast in Nangarhar Leaves Two Wounded https://ariananews.af/ied-blast-in-nangarhar-leaves-two-wounded/ Sat, 26 Jan 2019 06:05:56 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=294863

At least two people were wounded after a megnatic bomb went off in PD4 of Jalalabad city of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday morning, local official said.

The provincial governor’s spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the blast happened as a result of a sticky bomb attached to a vehicle belongs to a mine clearance organization “AREA” in Jalalabad City.

According to Khogyani, the incident left two people wounded including the driver and 10-year-old student.

No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Three Daesh Commanders Killed in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/three-daesh-commanders-killed-in-nangarhar/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:02:49 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=293413

Three Daesh local commanders were killed during an operation conducted by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Forces in Nangarhar province, a local official said on Wednesday.

The spokesman for local governor Attaullah Khogyani told Ariana news that the NDS forces launched an operation on Tuesday night at Momand Dara area of Achin district in Nangarhar.

Three local commanders along with six other Daesh insurgents were killed during the military raids, Khogyani said.

The commanders are identified as Mujahid, Asif, and Haroon.

During the operation two hideouts of the militants were also destroyed, he further said.

Nangarhar is among insecure provinces in eastern Afghanistan, where Taliban and Daesh militants are active in a number of its district.

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U.S. Airstrike Kills Daesh Spokesman in Afghanistan https://ariananews.af/u-s-airstrike-kills-daesh-spokesman-in-afghanistan/ Thu, 27 Dec 2018 12:33:46 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=290109 A Spokesman of Daesh insurgent group has been killed in an airstrike conducted by international forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, officials said on Thursday.

According to a statement by the press office of 201 Seylab Corps, Sultan Aziz Azam Spokesman of Daesh was killed in an airstrike in the vicinity of Pacheragam district of the province.

The statement added that apart from being Deash spokesman in Afghanistan, Azam also recruited militants and was involved in civilian killings.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) has also confirmed the report to BBC.

Daesh has not made a comment about the report yet.

Nangarhar is among the volatile provinces in the east of Afghanistan which is considered as Daesh stronghold in the country.

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30 Militants Lay Down Arms, Join Peace Process in Nangarhar https://ariananews.af/30-militants-lay-down-arms-join-peace-process-in-nangarhar/ Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:34:31 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=285701 30 militants including 16 Daesh loyalists and 14 Taliban fighters have laid down arms and joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official said on Thursday.

Provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani told Ariana News that the militants surrendered to the Afghan intelligence agency after heavy military pressures applied over these groups.

According to Khogyani, the militant groups have handed over around 32 weapons as well.

“After we discovered the fact that our leaders are the agents of Pakistan’s ISI, we joined peace process and laid down our arms,” said Khanullah, a former member of the Daesh insurgent group who was involved in anti-government activities in Achin and Nazian districts of the province.

“I was fighting against the government with Kamran Kochi but I surrendered and laid down my weapon,” regretted Shawkat Khan, a former member of the Taliban group in Shinwar district of Nangarhar.

The insurgent groups have not made a comment about the report yet.

This comes after last week 54 Taliban militants joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

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54 Militants Lay Down Arms, Join Peace Process https://ariananews.af/54-taliban-militants-lay-down-arms-join-peace-process/ Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:48:17 +0000 https://ariananews.af/?p=284648 54 Taliban militants including four of their commanders have laid down arms and joined peace process in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

“These individuals were involved in terror activities. After they discovered the facts with the efforts of the Afghan intelligence agency, they joined peace process,” said Ataullah Khogyani, provincial governor spokesman.

According to Khogyani, the group has handed over around 54 light and heavy weapons as well.

These individuals were involved in anti-government activities in Bati-Kot, Achin, Rodat, Momand Dara and Khogyani districts, the official added.

“We joined with Taliban and carried out a lot of destructive actions,” said Nabi Toofan, a former Taliban commander,” We did bad for the will of Pakistan.”

“After Ulama issued a Fatwa, we surrendered to the Directorate of Security,” said Muhammad Islam, another commander of the group.

The Taliban militant group has not made a comment about the report yet.

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