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    6 ALP personnel join Taliban in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Six members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force have joined Taliban in the Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.


    Policeman dead, 7 hurt in Kandahar suicide attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman has been killed and seven civilians wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a police check post in Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said.


    Kandahar students no more without books: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Primary schoolchildren have been without text books in southern Kandahar province over the past six years, a problem now stands resolved, an official said on Monday.

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    Police chief denies district’s fall to Taliban

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Rejecting the Taliban claim of capturing the Nawbahar district of southern Zabul province, a top security official on Friday said a full-blown offensive was underway to uproot rebels from the area.


    18th century Kandahar mosque being repaired

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Municipality announced on Thursday repairing the historic Mullah Shal Mosque of the 18th century that was damaged by the construction of commercial centre in the southern province.


    Elders from south blast unity govt idea

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious and political figures from southern provinces staged a protest demonstration on Sunday against the proposed formation of a coalition government.

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    Officer among 8 police killed in internal clash

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eight policemen, including their chief for the Spin Boldak district in southern Kandahar, have been killed in internal clash, a security source said on Friday.

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    Kandahar exports melons worth $4 million

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) claimed on Monday exporting melons worth $4 million to various countries this year.

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    Taliban’s plan to destabilise country foiled

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar police chief on Thursday claimed foiling Taliban’s plan to destabilise the country as a result of a successful military action in Zherai district.


    Reconstruction work on bridge launched

     KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Reconstruction work on Bagh Bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway began on Tuesday, an official said.