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    Health

    10,000 Kandahar children hit by diarrhea

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): As many as 10,000 children were infected by diarrhea over the past four months in southern Kandahar province, an official and residents said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Bike bomb kills two police in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle killed two policemen on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Policeman guns down public representative

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police have gunned down a provincial council member in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Maiwand blast leaves 1 dead, 5 wounded

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and five others, including four civilians, wounded in an explosion in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.



    Business & Economics

    Kandahar customs revenue up by 21pc

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Despite negative impacts on the national economy in the wake of a prolonged electoral process, the provincial customs department’s revenue increased by 21 percent in southern Kandahar province this fiscal year, an official said on Saturday.



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    Suicide bomber attacks ISAF troops in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber in a car attacked a vehicle carrying International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) personnel in the Zheri district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, only killing himself, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Culture

    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.



    Social

    Fighting cuts power supply to Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ongoing fighting in the Sangin district of Helmand province led to snapping of the power cable extended from the Kajaki dam to Lashkargah and Kandahar provinces, officials said on Monday.  



    Security and Crime,Education

    Kandahar University teachers, students freed

    GHAZNI CITY/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have released abducted teachers and students of the Kandahar University in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Former Panjwai district chief gunned down

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a former district chief in southern Kandahar province, the governor’s office said on Friday.