Helmand: 14 Taliban Insurgent Killed During Clashes with Security Forces
On 09 November 2016, at least fourteen Taliban insurgent were killed and seven others wounded during armed violent clashes with security forces in Lashargah and Marjan District of the Helmand province. According to government officials, five policemen were also injured during the firefight. However, Taliban sources claimed that 23 policeman were killed in the skirmish.
Kapisa: 16 criminals arrested in Kapisa
On 09 November 2016, Afghan Police held sixteen criminals during a raid in Nijrab District of Kapisa province.
Nangarhar: Three Taliban Insurgent Killed in Nangarhar
On 09 November 2016, three Taliban militants were killed during an encounter with security forces in Eastern parts of Nargarhar Province.
Ghazni: Clashes cause casualties in Ghazni
On 09 November 2016, ten Taliban militants were killed while five others were injured when a fight irrupted between Taliban insurgents and Afghan Police in Dayak District of Ghazni Province. Five police personnel were also killed the in the incident.
Ghor: Clashes leave seven Taliban Insurgent Dead
On 09 November 2016, seven members of Afghan Taliban were killed in a firefight with security forces in western Ghor province. Besides, about four alleged terrorists were arrested during a security operation in Nimroz province.
Kabul: Half a Million People Displaced in 2016
On 09 November 2016, United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMA) in its recent report revealed that more than half a million people were internally displaced as consequence of escalation in violent conflict during the last 10 months of the year 2016 in Afghanistan. Majority of those displaced belonged to Kunduz, Uruzgan, and Helmand and Faryab provinces of the country.
Kabul: US-Afghan relations to remain robust as Americans elect new President
On 09 November 2016, the US Ambassador to Afghanistan Michael McKinley during a meeting with Afghan Journalists said that the presidential election in the United States will not affect the policies of Washington towards Afghanistan. “Afghanistan will remain at the highest levels of our foreign policy agenda,” said the McKinley. However, the Afghan Taliban in a statement urged Donald Trump, the newly elected US president, to revisit the US policy towards Afghanistan. “US government policies should be made in a way that do not compromise with the freedom of the other nations and do not seek its interests in the killing and conviction of the others”, the statement.
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