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Officials in Afghanistan confirmed Saturday that Islamic State militants have forcibly shut down telecommunications services in two districts of the eastern Kunar province. Provincial Director of Communications Sayed Ahmad Madad told VOA that Manogi and Chapidari districts have been without cell phone ...

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Residents of Kunar province in northeastern Afghanistan are urging the government to act after suffering years of catastrophic flooding. Local residents said heavy rainfall and snowmelt from the Hindu Kush meant that the Kunar river, which runs through the province, floods almost every year. Huge swathes ...
This comes after a barrage of missiles were fired by Pakistan into Kunar province last week. Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, said in a week nearly 1,500 missiles had been fired on Kunar province. Samim said after a break of two days, shelling started up again on Monday night. Almost 400 ...
Kabul, April 12: At least two militants affiliated with the terror outfit Islamic State (IS), have been killed and two others have been injured by own explosives in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province. The incident took place in the vicinity of Chapa Dara district in Wach Nawa area when four IS militants were ...
At least one civilian was killed and seven others wounded in Pakistan's missile attack on eastern Kunar province, local officials said Tuesday. Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, told TOLOnews that in the past week nearly 1,500 missiles have been fired on Kunar province, killing one civilian and wounding seven ...
Abdul Ghani Mosamem, spokesperson for the governor of Afghanistan's Kunar province, told VOA that no casualties were reported because it's difficult to get any reports from the area. He said Pakistani airstrikes continued until late evening and targeted mostly agricultural terrain and mountainous areas ...
A suicide bomber killed a provincial council member in northeast Kunar province, while a daylong gun battle in neighboring Badakhshan province left four civilians dead and another eight wounded, Afghan officials said Friday. Kunar provincial council member Shahwali Hemat was on his way to a local ...
Imans are to consult with the Taliban, Islamic State and other factions in the mountainous Kunar province in a bid to get efforts to eradicate polio back on track, after six new cases were reported in Afghanistan this year. Hard-line Islamist militants and clerics in the three countries where the disease still exists ...
This comes after Ghani Samim, Kunar governor's spokesman, said last week that in only a few days nearly 1,500 missiles had been fired on Kunar province from Pakistan. Samim said after a break of two days, shelling started up again last Monday night. Almost 400 missiles landed in Kunar province ...


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