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    4 wounded in Kandahar roadside blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Four people were wounded in a roadside bombing in southern Kandahar province on Thursday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Weapons surrendered to DIAG in Ghazni, Kandahar

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): As many as 160 arms and ammunition were handed over to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Group (DIAG) last year in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    2 Afghan soldiers killed, as many injured

    KABUL (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed and as many injured in separate incidents, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 die after consuming poisonous alcohol

    KABUL (PAN): Five people have died and 16 others are in hospital after consuming poisonous alcohol at an engagement ceremony in Kabul, doctors said. But relatives insisted the deaths occurred due to food poisoning.


    No threat to neighbours from Afghanistan: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Saturday assured neighbours they would face no threat from Afghanistan's soil, urging them to continue cooperating with efforts at bringing peace and stability to the war-hit country.


    10,000 people given jobs in Kandahar since March: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Job opportunities were provided to nearly 10,000 people by a government department in southern Kandahar province since March this year, but still thousands of others are jobless.

    Security and Crime

    Uncoordinated house searches by NATO troops opposed

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Security officials in southern Kandahar province on Saturday expressed opposition to search operations by foreign troops without consulting them.

    Security and Crime

    Crackdown on illegal vehicles underway

    KANDAHAR CITY/ZARANJ (PAN): Like other parts of the country, traffic officials have seized dozens of vehicles as part of a nationwide crackdown on illegal vehicles in Kandahar and Nimroz provinces, officials said on Thursday.


    Residents condemn wedding party attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Residents of Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, condemning the suicide attack on a marriage ceremony, have demanded of the warring sides to stop shedding blood of innocent people.

    Security and Crime

    Locals: Nearly 60 killed in Arghandab blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Just 24 hours earlier, the villagers of Nagahan were celebrating a wedding. Now, they are burying their dead after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle on the outskirts of the party.