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    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.

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    5 civilians killed, 20 injured in suicide attack

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Five civilians were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide attack on an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) convoy in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Friday, an official said.

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    Woman shot dead in Kapisa operation

    KABUL (PAN): The wife of a local council chief was killed during a joint operation by Afghan and NATO  troops in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said on Thursday.

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    5 local policemen detained in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Five members of a local police force were arrested on Wednesday in the Seyah Gard district of northern Parwan province, after they beat shopkeepers in the town's bazaar, an official said.

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    3 Afghans die in roof collapse at Bagram base

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three employees of an Afghan company died when the roof of the building they were in caved in at Bagram Airfield in central Parwan province on Friday, the International Security Ass

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    Taliban kill district crime branch chief

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Insurgents have shot dead a district police crime branch chief in central Kapisa province, an official said on Thursday.

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    Protestors want Kapisa governor, police boss to go

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Thousands of people on Tuesday emerged on roads in central Kapisa province, demanding the removal of the governor and the police chief for what they called their "incompetence" to resolve their problems.

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    Salang Pass reopens after storm threat subsides

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang Pass, a major route through the Hindu Kush mountains that connects the capital Kabul with several northern provinces, reopened on Saturday, hours later it was blocked by a heavy snowstorm, the highway maintenance authority said."

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    Man shoots dead pregnant wife

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A man shot dead his pregnant wife and a child in Qarabagh district of Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.


    8-km road being asphalted in Kapisa

     MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Work on asphalting an eight kilometer road that links 45 villages with central Panjsher and Kapisa provinces was launched on Thursday, a Cabinet minister said.