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    Ex-MP’s kin killed in Paktia blast

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three relatives of a former lawmaker were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb near the capital of southeastern Paktia province on Monday, police sai

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    2 policemen killed in Gardez blast

    GARDEZ (PAN): Two policemen were killed and 10 civilians injured on Saturday, when a bomb-rigged motorcycle exploded in front of a marketplace in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, an official said.

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    ISAF drone crashes in Paktia

    GARDEZ CITY (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) unmanned aircraft crashed in the southeastern Paktia province, local authorities said on Sunday.

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    Would-be bombers blow themselves up

    TIRINKOT/GARDEZ (PAN): Two suicide bombers blew themselves up after police surrounded them inside a steel warehouse in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Tuesday, an official sai

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    Karzai orders probe into Paktia civilian deaths

    KABUL/GARDEZ (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Sunday assigned an official delegation to investigate reports that some civilians were killed in a NATO airstrike in southeastern Paktia province, the Presidential Palace said.

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    8 family members killed in airstrike

    GARDEZ (PAN): Eight members of a family, including children and women, were killed in an airstrike in the southeastern province of Pakita, an official said on Sunday.

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    7 militants killed; ISAF convoy attacked

    GARDEZ/QALAT (PAN): Seven Taliban were killed in a clash with police in southeastern Paktia province, while a NATO supply convoy came under attack in Zabul, officials said on Tuesday.


    Reconstruction at a standstill in Paktia: Hamdard

    GARDEZ (PAN): Paktia governor on Wednesday claimed work on roads and other construction projects had long come to a halt, the public works ministry pledged to pave 200 kilometers of roads over next three years.

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    15 guerrillas eliminated in eastern Afghanistan

    GARDEZ (PAN): At least 15 insurgents were killed and three others wounded over the past 24 hours in eastern provinces of Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.

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    District mayor shot dead by militants

    GARDEZ (PAN): The Samkani district mayor was shot dead and two of his security guards were wounded in a militant attack in southeastern Paktia province, officials said on Monday.