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    Security and Crime

    Violence against women increases 15 percent in east

    JALALABAD (PAN): The number of women reporting abuse in the eastern provinces has increased to more than 100 this year, an increase of 15 percent over last year, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Arms seized; Pakistani citizen convicted

    JALALABAD (PAN): Intelligence officials seized 134 weapons in eastern Nangarhar province, where a court sentenced a Pakistani national to 15 years in jail on Tuesday.



    Health

    2,000 health volunters active in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): More than 2,000 volunteers are offering free public health services in eastern Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Khyber, an official said o



    Security and Crime

    Abducted deminers taken to Pakistan

    JALALABAD (PAN): Seven of the kidnapped mine cleaners have been taken to Pakistan, the border police chief of eastern Nangarhar province said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Fuel tanker burnt; 5 wounded

    JALALABAD (PAN): Five people were wounded when a tanker supplying fuel for international forces collided with a car in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday, officials said.



    Reconstruction

    58 devlopment projects executed in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): Scores of reconstruction priojects, benefiting thousands of families, have been completed in Behsud and Surkhrod districts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    Old currency notes burnt

    JALALABAD (PAN): De Afghanistan Bank burnt old currency notes worth 104 million afghanis in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Gunman in police uniform kills six foreign soldiers

    JALALABAD (PAN): A gunman in an Afghan Border Police uniform shot dead six International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Monday.



    Education

    Afghan students sit US scholarship exam

    JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of Afghan students from the eastern provinces sat an exam on Tuesday, hoping to win a scholarship to the United States.



    Security and Crime

    Fake dollar notes, pistols seized a Torkham dry port

    JALALABAD (PAN): Border police seized weapons and thousands of fake dollar banknotes at the Torkham dry port in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Tuesday.