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    Governance

    IEC resumes vote recounting process in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The provincial Independent Election Commission (IEC) has ordered recounting of votes in this southern Kandahar province following allegations of rigging and irregularities in the elections, an official said Wednesday.



    Reconstruction

    Dahla dam’s walls being raised by 8 metres

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Water and Energy Minister Arif Noorzai on Monday said they planned to reconstruct and raise by eight metres the walls of Dahla Dam in southern Kandahar province.



    Security and Crime

    Unmanned ISAF plane crashes in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An unmanned ISAF plane crashed on Sunday in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    16 killed, 28 wounded as van rams into bus

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Sixteen people were killed and 28 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Tuesday, an official said



    Governance

    Suicide bomber attacks ISAF convoy

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber on Monday targeted a convoy of international troops in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires rockets into Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): In an attempt to disrupt elections, Pakistani forces on Saturday fired rockets into three border districts of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



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    34 Zabul polling stations to stay shut

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Officials of Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Friday said 34 polling stations would remain shut in southern Zabul province because of security concerns.



    Security and Crime

    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.



    Governance

    Kandahar voters enthused by graffiti

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Conveying a variety of messages, including peace and good governance, graffiti can be seen on walls of main buildings in southern Kandahar City.    



    Accidents & Disasters

    3 passengers die in Zabul accident

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Three passengers were killed and 12 others injured when a passenger coach collided with a tractor in the Shah-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, official said Wednesday.