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Historical sites discovered in Baghlan

PUL-I-KHUMRI: Three historical sites have been discovered in the country’s northern province of Baghlan, the provincial Information and Culture Directorate said in a statement Tuesday. “The professional team of the Tourism Department of the provincial Information and Culture Directorate has surveyed and discovered three historical sites including a fort in Poza Ishan area and two hills one in Shaikh Ali area and one other in Hussainkhel area of Pul-i-Khumri center of the province, the statement quoted head of the Protection Department of Cultural Heritage of the provincial Information and Culture Directorate Karimdad Rahimi as saying. The fort (Kuhna Qala) dated back to the Koshanid’s era and the two hills dated back to the preIslamic era, the statement said. Since the resumption of power by the Islamic Emirate, hundreds of historical monuments, sites and relics have been surveyed and discovered by the professional teams of the Ministry of Information and Culture, as well as trafficking of hundreds of historical relics have been prevented across the country. The ministry is making efforts to survey and discover more historical sites and restore the historical monuments which are at the verge of destruction countrywide. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.