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    Hundreds rally against civilian deaths in Sarobi

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of people on Saturday held a protest rally against what they claimed civilian deaths at the hands of foreign troops in central Kapisa province, northeast of Kabul.


    Public rep’s arrest touches off protest

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of people staged a protest against the arrest of a provincial council member in central Kapisa province on Sunday, officials said.

    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.


    $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.