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    Tribal elder shot dead in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): A tribal elder was killed by Taliban fighters in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.

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    31 prisoners released from northeast zone prison

    GARDEZ (PAN): Thirty-one prisoners were released from the southeast zone prison in compliance with a presidential decree issued on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and the 92nd Independence Day, officials said on Monday.

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    Taliban solve people’s disputes in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Most of disputes among residents of southeastern Paktia province are being solved by the Taliban and tribal elders.

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    Kidnapped Pakistanis found dead in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Five abducted Pakistani citizens were killed by their captors in the Chamkani district of southeastern Paktia province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Zurmat attacks claim 6 lives

    GARDEZ (PAN): Four people were killed and 11 others injured in a rocket attack on the Zurmat district headquarters in southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday, an official said.

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    ISAF helicopter makes emergency landing

    GARDEZ (PAN):  An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter made a hard landing in the southeastern province of Paktia on Monday morning, the alliance said in a statement.

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    Paktia residents protest civilian death

    GARDEZ (PAN): Residents of southeastern Paktia province protested against Afghan and foreign security forces on Thursday, a day after a civilian was killed by a mortar shell during a firefight betw

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    Paktia residents unhappy with parliamentarians

    GARDEZ (PAN): Residents of south-eastern Paktia province say parliamentarians elected from the province have failed to carry out a single reconstruction project since their election last year.


    Library for women opens in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): A newly established library for women has been opened in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, by the provincial department of women's affairs, residents said on Fr

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    3 civilians perish in Paktia suicide blast

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three civilians were killed in a suicide attack in the southeastern province of Paktia, near the Pakistan border, on Wednesday, an official said.