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US sold 16 G222 airplanes to an Afghan Construction Company

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(Last Updated On: October 25, 2022)

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The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR said that its defense department converted $486 million worth of airplanes into scrap metal which it sold to an Afghan construction company for $32,000.

In a statement released from John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction office, airplanes worth $486 million purchased by the defense department of America for Afghanistan.

The twenty G222 planes are used to transport equipment and troops, were not put to use in the Afghan theatre because they “could not meet operational requirements,” Sopko said.

Meanwhile, Afghanistan defense ministry has said that they are supposed to receive 62 airplanes from the defense department of America by the end of this year.

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Explosion at Samangan’s madrasa leaves 15 dead

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(Last Updated On: November 30, 2022)

Imdadullah Mahajer, head of the cultural information department in Samangan province, says that an explosion occurred on Wednesday at a religious school called Al-Jihadi in the vicinity of Aibak city, the center of Samangan province.

Mahajer said that students wer praying at the time of the explosion.

According to him, 15 students were killed and a number of others were wounded. However, the exact number of wounded has not been confirmed.

Mahajer says that the dead and wounded were all students at the school and no government officials were present.

The ministry of interior has also confirmed the blast.

“Blast hits religious seminary in Samangan capital Aybak, killing 10 students and wounding several others,” Interior Ministry’s spokesman Abdul Nafi Takor said.

However, reports on social media indicate that the casualty toll was much higher.

So far no group claimed responsibility for the blast.

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Quadruplets born to Laghman couple

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(Last Updated On: November 20, 2022)

A Laghman woman has given birth to four healthy babies at the Laghman Central Hospital, officials confirmed Saturday.

According to Dr Payandeh Mohammad Sahak, the mother and her four babies – three boys and a girl – are all doing well.

The quadruplets were born on Friday.

The father of the babies was quoted by Bakhtar news agency as saying he is happy that “God has given him four children.”

The couple live in Alingar district of Laghman.

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Takhar police confirm explosion but no casualties reported

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(Last Updated On: November 16, 2022)

Takhar police said an explosion shook Talaqan city court area on Tuesday morning but that no casualties were reported.

Police did not provide further details but eyewitnesses said the explosion was caused by a landmine and that it happened when prisoners were being transported to the courthouse.

According to witnesses, a Police Ranger and another car were damaged in this explosion.

Meanwhile, Hamidullah Mutawakel, the spokesperson of Herat governor, said in a statement that five Daesh members were killed in an operation by IEA forces in PD12 of Herat city. According to the Herat governor’s spokesman, the operation was carried out on Tuesday night by the intelligence forces.

Mutawakel did not give further details or say whether there had been any casualties among IEA forces.

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