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    Crackdown on substandard food continues

    JALALABAD (PAN): Municipality officials on Monday seized five tonnes of low-quality food items from shops in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province. 



    Business & Economics

    400 Nangarhar families get food aid

    JALALABAD (PAN): About 400 deserving families were given food aid by a charity over the past week in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday.   



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    Seminary torched in Taliban-controlled town

    ASADABAD/JALALABAD (PAN):  A religious school (madrassa) was burnt by unidentified gunmen in the Want Waigal district of eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Upsurge in rebel activity in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (PAN): There has been an upsurge in insurgent activity in four districts of eastern Nangarhar province, where the rebels have established check-posts, officials say.



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    Kamdesh attacked by Pak troops, claims Nuristani

    JALALABAD (PAN): Dozens of Pakistani paramilitary troops in the guise of Taliban attacked the headquarters of Kamdesh district in eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Truckers complain of bribery in Torkham

    JALALABAD (PAN): Border police and other government officials are allegedly extorting bribes from truckers at the Torkham dry port in the eastern province of Nangarhar, drivers complained on Wednesday.



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    French troops vacate Sarobi base

    JALALABAD (PAN): French troops on Tuesday handed over affairs of their base called “Thora” to Afghan National Army’s 201st Selab Military Corps in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, an official said.



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    3 policemen killed, 18 rebels detained

    JALALABAD (PAN): Three policemen were killed and 18 armed insurgents detained during two separate clashes in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.



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    Hesarak district chief wounded in rebel ambush

    JALALABAD (PAN): A district chief was injured and one of his bodyguards killed and two others wounded after a group of insurgents ambushed their convoy in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.



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    Drone strike kills 3 insurgent leaders

    JALALABAD (PAN): Three Taliban leaders were killed in a drone attack, the second in 24 hours, in eastern Nuristan province on Tuesday, officials said.