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    Ex-AG freed after a year in captivity

    KABUL (PAN): Former attorney general Abdul Jabbar Sabit, who was kidnapped in Charasiab district of Kabul a year ago by unidentified gunmen, was released on Thursday, a family member said.



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    Tribal elder held for instigating protest

    JALALABAD (PAN): A Tribal elder from Khogyani district and seven others were detained on charges of instigating a mob in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Youths rally against cross-border shelling

    JALALABAD (PAN): Dozens of youths in eastern Laghman province on Tuesday rallied against cross-border missile attacks by Pakistani forces into Kunar province. 



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    ANA officer jailed for 17 years in murder case

    JALALABAD (PAN): A judicial panel in eastern Nangarhar province sentenced an Afghan National Army (ANA) lieutenant to 17 years in jail in a murder case, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Suicide bombing at funeral kills 30

    JALALABAD (PAN): Thirty people were killed and 50 others wounded when a suicide bomber attacked a funeral in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Tuesday, officials said.



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    District council member assassinated in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A district council member was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Nawa district of southern Helmand province on Sunday, officials said.



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    2 foreign soldiers killed in latest insider attack

    KABUL/JALALABAD (PAN): In a new ‘insider attack’ this time in eastern Afghanistan, two foreign soldiers were shot dead by an Afghan National Army (ANA) service-member on Monday, the alliance and officials said.



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    Haj training centre being established in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (PAN): Construction work on a training centre for haj pilgrims, a 10 million afghanis project, was launched in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday.



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    Cellular services blocked in Manogi after threats

    JALALABAD (PAN): The Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) has halted services to its clients in the Manogi district of eastern Kunar province after receiving threats from a local Taliban commander, officials said on Thursday.



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    Zheri residents seek weapons to fight rebels

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Residents of the Zheri district in southern Kandahar province have asked the government to provide them with weapons to fight the Taliban, police said on Thursday.