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    Bomber among 3 militants detained in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY/GARDEZ (PAN): A would-suicide bomber was among three militants detained by intelligence operatives in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Chamkani remains paralysed for second day

    GARDEZ (PAN): Government offices and the bazaar in Chamkani district of southeastern Paktia province remained closed for a second day after a brazen suicide and gun attack on a government building.



    Security and Crime

    3 policemen, 5 bombers dead in Paktia clash

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three policemen were killed when a group of Taliban suicide bombers attacked the headquarters of Samkani district in southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, officials said



    Security and Crime

    2 dead in ongoing Paktia clash

    GARDEZ (PAN): Two people were reported dead during a gun and suicide attack in the Samkani district of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    ANA soldier shoots girl dead in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): A four-year-old girl was killed when an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier opened fire at a car in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, on Monday, police and residents said.



    Governance

    Paktia residents assail public representatives

    GARDEZ (PAN): Residents of southeastern Paktia province blame provincial council members for paying no attention to their problems, but the council chief says they have no authority to meet some public demands.



    Governance

    Afghanistan sliding into autocracy: Paktia governor

    GARDEZ (PAN): The governor of southeastern Paktia province on Sunday warned the present government system of Afghanistan is sliding into a monocracy, with a particular tribe grabbing more and more political power.



    Reconstruction

    Work on stadium completed in Gardez

    GARDEZ (PAN): Construction work on a sports stadium, having the capacity of accommodating 1,500 spectators, has finished in Gardez city, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, officials said on Saturday.



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    12-km road reconstructed in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): A 12-kilometre road was inaugurated after being reconstructed in the capital of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, officials said. 



    GARDEZ, Oct 16, 2011: A detonated explosives-packed vehicle used by suicide attackers is seen in front of the municipality in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province.