Latest Updates on Afghanistan, 16 October 2019
Latest news from Afghanistan frontlines and election.
Army operation to reclaim Darqad town from Taliban is still continuing. So far army attacks were not useful.
In an airstrike to areas of Warduj town 15 civilians were killed.
Abdul Momen Nosrat, deputy of department of Justice in Ghor province, with his brother was assassinated with unknown members en route Firuzkuh and Bahari village.
4. India helped Afghanistan with 2 Mi-35 helicopters
India has helped Afghanistan with 2 helicopters before. India bought the helicopters from Belarus.
A Mi-17 helicopter crashed over the junction of Hayratan area in Mazar Sharif; 7 crew died, from whom 4 were pilots.
Due to Taliban terrorist attack to police headquarter of Alishang town 2 security forces were killed and 6 injured. 20 students of a school near the attack were injured.
7. Latest updates on presidential election:
– Election committee announced 85k out of 254k votes of Nangarhar invalid due to lack of biometric.
– Ashraf Ghani plans to complain about this issue to high court.