Tag Archives: Badakhshan

Afghan Forces Recapture Kiran-o-Manjan: MoD

Afghan security forces retook control of Badakhshan’s Kiran-o-Manjan district on Wednesday, September 11, a local official confirmed. The provincial spokesman, Nik Mohammad Nazari told Ariana News that the district was recaptured in a joint operation by security and public uprising forces. Meanwhile, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on …

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Taliban Takes Control of Yangi Qala District in Takhar

Taliban militants took control of Yangi Qala district in northern Takhar province on Thursday, a local official said. Provincial governor spokesman Jawad Hijri told Ariana News that Afghan forces retreated from the district to avoid civilian casualties. He added that Afghan forces will launch an operation to retake the district …

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Afghan Forces Recapture Badakhshan’s Kohistan District

The government forces reclaimed control of Kohistan district in northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday evening, officials confirmed. Kohistan was recaptured after the Afghan forces’ clearance operation against the Taliban in the district. The Defense Ministry Deputy Spokesman Mohammad Radmanish said that the Taliban have suffered heavy casualties during the offensive. …

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Badakhshan’s Lazuli, Gold Mines Being Extracted by ‘Taliban, Irresponsible People’

Revenues of two major lapis lazuli and gold mines being collected by the Taliban and irresponsible armed people in northern Badakhshan province, local officials said Saturday. Irresponsible armed people collecting revenues of lapis lazuli mine Karano Manjan district of the province since years, instead of going to government’s depleting coffers, according …

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Multimillion Dollar Road Project Launched in North of Afghanistan

Afghan government on Saturday launched construction of a major road in northern Badakhshan province. The Baharak-Ishkashim transit road covers 108 kilometers and will connect Afghanistan with Tajikistan and China. “The purpose behind constructing this road is to get connected with China and Tajikistan,” said Minister of Public Work, Mahmood Baligh. …

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