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    Security and Crime

    Schoolchildren dead in Parwan clash

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Two schoolchildren were killed during a clash between security forces and Taliban in the Shinwari district of central Parwan province on Friday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    University teachers arrested in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Two teachers of the Alberoni University were arrested after recovery of two anti-tanks mines from their car in central Kapisa province, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Protestors lift road blockade

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of residents, protesting the killing of three civilians in a clash between police and suspected militants in central Parwan province, lifted the blockade of a busy road on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Snowstorm leads to Salang Highway closure

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of vehicles were stranded after an overnight snowstorm closed the Salang Highway, the only major connection between Kabul and northern provinces, in central Parwan and Baghlan provinces, an official said on Tuesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    2 children die in Parwan roof-collapse

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A four-year-old girl and her six-year-old brother were killed in a roof-collapse incident that injured another eight members of the family in Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Sunday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Salang Pass reopens after storm

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang highway that connects Kabul with northern provinces, is open again on Saturday after a paralysing snow storm led to its closure for a day in central Parwan province, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Teachers' salaries worth 5.7m afs looted

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Two months salaries -- 5.7 million afghanis ($106,462) -- were wrested while being transferred to education department employees in Sheikh Ali district of central Parwan province, officials said on Monday.



    Reconstruction

    $11m being spent on Salang tunnel renovation

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Damaged by years of war and neglect, the Salang tunnel that represents the major north-south connection is being renovated with financial assistance from ISAF, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    1 dead, 6 injured as cars collide

    CHARIKAR (PAN): One passenger was killed while six others sustained injuries during a traffic accident on the Kabul-Charikar highway on Friday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Avalanches kill 2 in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A child and a man died as snow avalanches hit five houses in the Siagard district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.