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    Anti-Pakistan rallies staged in Kapisa, Khost

    MAHMOOD RAQI/KHOST CITY (PAN): Thousands of people staged a protest in central Kapisa province on Monday, condemning Pakistan’s attack on Afghanistan and showed their willingness to defend the country.

    Security and Crime

    Soviet-era mass grave found in Bagram

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A mass grave, dating back to the 1970s when Soviet-backed communists were in power, has been unearthed in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, residents and officials claimed on Wednesday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Salang Pass reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang Pass, linking Kabul with northern provinces, reopened on Tuesday for traffic after day-long closure due to snowfall and a hailstorm, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Woman guns down spouse in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A woman gunned down her husband before she was shot dead by her brother in central Parwan province, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Cargo plane crash at Bagram base kills 7

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A US military-contracted cargo plane crashed in central Parwan province on Monday afternoon, killing seven crew members, all civilians, officials said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Kapisa lightning kills girl, injures 11

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A young girl was killed and 11 members of her family were wounded when lightning struck their home in central Kapisa province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    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.