TOLOnews 10pm News 12 March 2018
A day after an armed confrontation broke out between the bodyguards of two rival MPs on the grounds of parliament, lawmakers on Monday unanimously called for a complete ban on firearms being brought into parliament.
On Sunday Humayoun Humayoun’s body guards and those belonging to Mohammad Nazeer Ahmadzai opened fire after an argument broke out between the two MPs.
Elaborating on Afghanistan’s ongoing problems, officials from Afghanistan’s mainstream political groups and influential politicians on Monday said that in the face of the ongoing crisis in the country, government must hold elections on time to overcome national issues.
The politicians warned they would come up with an alternative to address national issues if government does not make sure that elections are held on time and also bring an end to what they described as its illegal activities.