Security officials in northwestern Kunduz province on Thursday said a military operation had been launched to bolster security in the build-up to the crucial round of election.
Wais Ahmad Barmak, Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development and Deputy of Natural Disaster Committee visited 12 flood-hit villages in Khulm district of Balkh province.
Relief aid has been distributed to four-fifths of the people affected by this year’s flash floods that killed hundreds of people across Afghanistan, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Afghan national security forces have retake the control of Yamgan district following hours of gun battle with the Taliban militants, local officials said.
Two makeshift camps have been established for families of Argo district displaced by a massive landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Thursday.
Police have detained eight smugglers with 86 kilograms of narcotics during an operation in northern Takhar province, an official said on Wednesday.