Mazar-i-Sharif


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a city in northern Afghanistan

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The embassy of Pakistan in Kabul urged the Afghan foreign ministry to ensure provision of foolproof security to its consulate general in Mazar-i-Sharif and to share the findings of its investigation at the earliest.
The Afghan side intends to send its cargoes from Mazar-i-Sharif along the already established railway up to Andijan, then load them onto trucks going through Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to Kashgar.
On the other hand, some businessmen linked the rising imports through Hairatan to the stable security environment in Mazar-i-Sharif.
Mazar-i-Sharif [Afghanistan], Aug 8 ( ANI ): At least 235 hostages were rescued from the Taliban in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan on Tuesday.
A Taliban suicide attack on a military base in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital city of Northern Balkh province, left 130 soldiers dead with 60 others wounded.
Mazar-i-Sharif, an important commercial centre near the border with Uzbekistan, has generally been spared the violence unleashed by insurgent groups battling the NATO-backed government in Kabul.
Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan): Afghan special forces killed a group of insurgents holed up in a house in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif late on Monday, bringing to an end a 24-hour siege following the insurgents' attack on the nearby Indian consulate.
During the visit Modi (http://www.theweek.in/news/india/modi-meets-afghan-president-holds-bilateral-talks.html) thanked Afghan forces for maintaining security at India's four consulates in Afghanistan, including the one in Mazar-i-Sharif. 
Uzbekistan will manage the construction of the railway Hairatan to Mazar-i-Sharif, will train 150 railway engineers, and provide export for at least 4 million tons of Afghan goods.
Summary: Les attentats contre des chiites mardi a Kaboul et Mazar-i-Sharif, la premiere attaque interconfessionnelle de cette ampleur en Afghanistan depuis plus de dix ans, ont fait 80 morts au total, selon un nouveau bilan annonce hier dimanche par le president afghan, Hamid Karzai.
The Pakistan-based news agency, quoting sources in Mazar-i-Sharif, reported Dostum's troops entered the provincial capital Thursday afternoon and gained control after meeting only minor resistance.
Channel Four News says the pictures were taken during the clashes in Mazar-i-Sharif.
According to reports reaching Kabul, the anti-Taliban factions have begun fighting among themselves in Mazar-i-Sharif, with UN spokesman Khaled Mansour saying: "We have observations of sporadic shooting and fighting in the city but we don't have any information on who's fighting whom.
They named the area as Arkobrok, just south of the vital crossroads city of Mazar-i-Sharif. But there was no independent verification of the report, or of Alliance claims that 800 Taliban fighters had deserted and joined them, including district governor Mulla Noor Mohammad and security commander Mulla Jalal.