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    47 Uruzgan schools remain closed

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The education director said on Thursday 47 schools remained closed this academic year due to various reasons including insecurity and lack of buildings in central Uruzgan province.


    IECC receives 14 complaints from Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaint Commission (IECC) on Saturday received 14 electoral complaints in central Uruzgan province, where one female candidate was detained on fraud allegations.


    Govt servants ordered to remain neutral

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Uruzgan Governor Amanullah Timuri on Thursday directed all civil and military officials in the central province to remain neutral during Saturday’s elections.


    PC runners asked to help check fraud

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The electoral watchdog in central Uruzgan province on Thursday asked provincial council candidates to cooperate with efforts at preventing possible fraud in Saturday’s polls.


    Low women voter turnout likely in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Independent Election Commission (IEC) Officials on Wednesday hinted at a low women’s voter turnout in central Uruzgan province in Saturday’s vote.


    Sherzai slams misuse of govt resources

    GARDEZ/TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Presidential runner Gul Agha Sherzai on Tuesday accused the government of refusing to check the use of state resources in favour of a specific candidate.

    Security and Crime

    Rebels in ANA uniform rape Uruzgan women

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Militants wearing Afghan National Army (ANA) uniforms stormed a home in central Uruzgan province, killing one male member and injuring another before gang-raping women, officials said Monday.

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    3 civilians injured in Uruzgan clash

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Three civilians were injured in a clash between serving and former police chiefs in the Gizab district of central Uruzgan province on Saturday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Fresh wave of violence claims a dozen lives

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Twelve people were killed and as many injured in separate incidents in central Uruzgan and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Saturday.

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    Tirinkot blasts leave 8 civilians dead

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok):  Eight civilians, including women and children have been killed in two separate bomb blasts in central Uruzgan province, officials said Friday.