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    25 insurgents killed, 30 captured in Kapisa

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Twenty-five Taliban fighters were killed and 30 others wounded in a series of security operations in the central province of Kapisa, officials said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Civilians among 18 killed in Tagab

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): More than a dozen Taliban fighters were killed during an operation in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, officials claimed on Tuesday. But a resident alleged six civilians were among the dead.



    Security and Crime

    8 militants killed in Tagab

    MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Eight Taliban fighters were killed during a night-time Afghan-US military operation in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    NATO chopper bursts into flames in Tagab: witness

    MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A NATO helicopter crashed in central Kapisa province on Thursday, but no fatalities were reported, the alliance said, but a public representative said the Taliban shot it down.



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    Salang Pass cleared for traffic: official

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The snow-bound Slang Pass, a strategic route that connects Kabul with northern provinces, was cleared on Wednesday for vehicular traffic after 53 avalanches blocked the highway at five locations since Friday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    3 killed in Parwan avalanche

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A snow avalanche killed three people and injured a fourth in the Sheikh Ali district of central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Snowstorms clog Salang road

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang pass, a major route that connects Kabul with northern Afghanistan,  has been closed for traffic since late Friday when snowstorms buried the highway at five locations, officials said on Sunday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Parwan family loses kids to roof-collapse

    KABUL (PAN): A young girl and his 5-year-old brother died on Saturday after the roof of their house caved in due to heavy rains in central Parwan province, a relative said.



    Security and Crime

    District chief gunned down

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A district chief was gunned down in central Kapisa province on Tuesday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    3 Parwan children killed in warhead blast

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three children were killed and four others suffered critical injuries when an old warhead went off in the Kohi Safi district of central Parwan province, an official said on Saturday.