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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TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 50 Taliban terrorists were killed by Afghan troops in an ongoing operation in Baghlan-e-Markazi district of Northern Baghlan province by the Afghan army forces on Tuesday night, local officials said.
Kabul, Shawwal 19, 1438, Jul 13, 2017, SPA -- Four children were killed while playing with an unexploded mortar round in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD, July 13 (KUNA) -- Six children have been killed and another injured in two separate incidents of violence in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan and southern Zabul province in last 24 hours, Afghan officials said Thursday.
But the Taliban claimed they shot down the M-17 helicopter in Baghlan province, as the insurgents step up attacks on government forces.
Les taliban se sont empares d'un district de la province afghane de Baghlan (nord) apres plusieurs jours de combat, a-t-on appris lundi aupres des autorites locales.
KAByL (CyHAN)- A dozen Taliban fighters have given fighting and handed over their weapons to local authorities in the northern Takhar and Baghlan provinces on Monday, officials said.
The World Bank grant will likewise finance operations to the road connecting Baghlan to Bamiyan, also in northern Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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.