Afghan Biographies

Jawand District Badghis Province

Name Jawand District Badghis Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade Police - District Chiefs Mayor Warlords Taleban
History and Biodata

District Chief Jawand District Badghis Province:
Mirza Ali (20091224, 20101027, 20110326),

Taliban Chief:
Mohammad Ismael Barakzai (20090530)


According to the provincial council chief of Badghis, Haji Bahauddin Qadesi, about 1,000 Taliban militants attacked the district’s administration buildings and the main bazaar.

“The Taliban had been preparing for a coordinated attack for the past two days. They overran the district at 2 am (local time) Sunday," Qadesi said.

"The district governor and police chief have withdrawn along with their forces to Deh Garm area where they have been surrounded by the Taliban," he added.

Jawand district is an important intersection to control neighboring districts and could be used by the militants to establish a supply route to northern provinces of Afghanistan.(20150510)


Last Modified 2015-05-11
Established 2009-12-26