Baghlan


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Baghlan

(bäg`län), city (1982 est. pop. 41,200), N Afghanistan, on the Kunduz River. It produces beet sugar, cotton, and fabrics. A recently constructed highway system links Baghlan with Kabul and a number of other major cities in Afghanistan.

Baghlan

 

a city in northern Afghanistan, near the Kunduz River, on the Kabul-Khanabad highway. It is the administrative center of Baghlan Province. Its population in 1966 was 9,600. It is a market center of a sugar-beet region. There is a sugar refinery in Baghlan.

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The World Bank grant will likewise finance operations to the road connecting Baghlan to Bamiyan, also in northern Afghanistan.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Afghan forces following days of fierce fighting and killing at least seven Taliban militants reopened the road linking Baghlan to Kunduz city on Tuesday and sent reinforcement there to bolster government positions.
KAByL (CyHAN)- Two persons, both armed insurgents, were killed and 10 others including a police constable sustained injuries as a clash erupted in the northern Baghlan province on Monday, provincial police chief Abdul Jabbar Purduli said.
ISLAMABAD, May 9 (KUNA) -- A fresh wave of flash floods in northwestern Faryab and northern Baghlan provinces of Afghanistan left at least eight people dead and wounded twelve others, said officials on Saturday.
by Habib Rahman Sherzai on 15 September, 2014 - 12:22 PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed and nine people, mostly children, were injured in a bomb blast in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Monday.
The death toll was expected to rise, with scores of people said to be missing in the mountainous district of Baghlan province after torrential rains unleashed the floods on Friday.
PUL-E-KHUMRI -- Long violent dispute between members of two families in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of the northern Baghlan province claimed seven lives and injured another on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.
KABUL (TAP) - At least 14 people have been killed and five others injured in a suicide bomb attack in northern Afghanistan's Baghlan province, including a senior local politician, police say.
Baghlan provincial council leader Mohammad Rasoul Mohseni was entering the compound in the morning when the bomber ran up on foot and detonated his explosives in the provincial capital of Pul-e-Khumri, said Baghlan chief of police Asadullah Sherzad.
Kabul, May 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Four militants, including a senior insurgent leader, were killed Friday when Afghan forces and the NATO-led coalition troops launched an operation in northern province of Baghlan, according to coalition statement issued here.
Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid was travelling from Baghlan to Kunduz province when one of the cars in his convoy hit a roadside bomb, Munshi Majid, the provincial governor of Baghlan who was in the same motorcade, told Reuters.
The provincial governor of Baghlan Munshi Majid, who was in the same motorcade, said: "The minister is safe.