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    Taliban behead 6 kidnapped labourers

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Militants have killed the six people they kidnapped in the Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province, officials said on Sunday.


    Kandahar addicts spend $100,000 on drugs daily

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The number of addicts has surged to 100,000 who spend around $100,000 daily on buying various kinds of drugs in southern Kandahar province, the governor said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    10 rebels perish in security operations

    ASADABAD/KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Ten militants have been killed and 10 security personnel injured in security offensives and other incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Ulema council deputy chief gunned down

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Unidentified gunmen on Monday shot dead Maulvi Atta Mohammad, the Kandahar Ulema Council deputy chief, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Would-be suicide bomber shot to death

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Police shot dead a would-be suicide bomber near the Friendship Gate on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.


    New master plan ready for Spin Boldak

     KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A new master plan for road, housing, commercial, educational and recreational schemes in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province would be executed soon, officials say.


    Food Zone programme launched in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The US-funded Food Zone programme aimed at curbing poppy cultivation was launched in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.


    244 polling stations planned in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Governor Toryali Weesa on Sunday said 244 polling stations would be set up in Kandahar province for the 2014 presidential and provincial council elections, indicating an increase of 43 centres compared with the previous polls.

    Security and Crime

    10 fighters eliminated in Kandahar clash

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): At least 10 insurgents were killed and two others wounded during a clash with the Afghan Local Police (ALP) in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Saturday.


    Problems as border crossing stays shut

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The Friendship Gate on the Afghan-Pakistan border has been closed over the past three days, creating problems for people and causing traders financial losses, residents said on Sunday.