By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:30/01/2019
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Protesting Wolesi Jirga candidates on Wednesday closed the Kabul-North highway in northern Baghlan province for an hour and set the election commission a 12-hour deadlin... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:06/01/2019
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban militants have abducted a Wolesi Jirga candidate in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province, the governor said on Sunday. Abdul Hai... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/11/2018
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The process of a vote recount in northern Baghlan province has been suspended, pending a decision of the central Independent Election Commission (IEC), an official said on Wednesday. Baghlan... Read More

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PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two provincial council members escaped unharmed when a roadside bomb went off in front of their vehicle in northern Baghlan province on Saturday.
Provincial council member Assadullah Shahbar told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast occurred at around 12:30pm in front of the council’s entrance gate.
Shahbaz added he came out from the council office along with his colleague Alam Jan Mujahid when the blast took place, damaging their bullet-proof vehicle, but nobody was hurt.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Officials in Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province said the district had been cleared of insurgents but members of provincial council said Taliban had still sway in several areas.
Maj. Gen. Asadullah Sherzad, the Ministry of Interior special unit commander, said Baghlan-i-Markazi had been purged of militants two days back and Dand-i-Ghori locality in the vicinity of provincial capital was cleared on Wednesday.

KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of angry protesters in Pul-I-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, on Wednesday blocked Kabul-Shamal Highway, against what they complained growing insecurity.
Over 200 people gathered in Pul-I-Khumri City and said there was extraordinary peace and tranquility in the area but now the city was under rocket attacks that disrupted people’s life.
Some of them said that families stopped sending their children to schools due to insecurity.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Baghlan-i-Markazi district in northern Baghlan province has been cleared of insurgents after massive clearing operations that lasted weeks, an official said on Sunday.
Maj.  Gen. Assadullah Sherzad who had visited the district along with a special unit from the Ministry of Interior told Pajhwok Afghan News the last hideouts of insurgents in Larkhabi and Mugholha localities had been purged of insurgents.

PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The provincial council head in northern Baghlan province on Sunday said they have evaluated the performance of 20 local departments in the province and found the municipality, education and disaster preparedness departments’ work not satisfactory and amid no transparency.
After swearing-in, Baghlan provincial council was mired in internal problems of not being able to elect administrative board and later went on strike for 40 days in order to regain oversight right over local departments.


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