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    Roadside bomb kills 3 of a family

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three members of a family, including a child, were killed when their car hit a roadside bomb in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Sunday, an official said.


    Information & Culture Ministry criticised

    GARDEZ (PAN): Civil society activists and provincial council members on Wednesday accused the Ministry of Information and Culture of interference in a recent administrative exam in southeastern Paktia province.

    Security and Crime

    Paktia police to be strengthened: Mohammadi

    GARDEZ (PAN): The interior minister on Wednesday said the police force in southeastern Paktia province would be strengthened and equipped next year to ensure better security for development projects.


    Khost, Paktia residents condemn Berlin meeting

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Former jihadi leaders and tribal elders in southeastern Khost on Thursday strongly condemned the Berlin meeting that conferred on a federal government system in Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    Seven militants detained; arms seized

    QALAT (PAN): Seven Taliban militants were detained during a clash with police in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Statistics department gets new building

    GARDEZ (PAN): A newly-constructed building for the Department of Statistics was inaugurated in southeastern Paktia province on Monday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    34 militants killed, 8 captured

    GARDEZ/KABUL: At least 34 militants have been killed during joint operations by Afghan and coalition forces over the past 24 hours, officials said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    3 police wounded, 1 civilian killed in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Three police were injured and a road construction worker was shot dead when Taliban insurgents attacked a police vehicle in the southeastern province of Paktia on Saturday, an official said.