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    Parwan shopkeeper’s murder sparks protest

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundred of residents staged a rally in Bagram district of the central Parwan province on Thursday, asking authorities to nab the killers of a shopkeeper and award them exemplary punishment.



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    Parwan exhibition showcases women’s products

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A day-long exhibition showcasing women’s handicrafts and agricultural products was organized in Charikar, the provincial capital of central Parwan province, on Wednesday.



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    3 Afghan soldiers held with drugs in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been detained on charges of drug smuggling in central Parwan province, police said Tuesday.



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    Two smugglers detained with 200kg of opium

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Police on Friday thwarted a smuggling attempt by detaining two people with 200 kilograms of opium in central Kapisa province, a local official said.



    Security and Crime

    3 rebels killed in Kapisa operation: police

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Police on Sunday claimed killing three insurgents and injuring four others during an operation in the Ala Saee district of central Kapisa province.



    Security and Crime

    7 militants killed, 2 held with bombs

    HERAT CITY/CHARIKAR (PAN): Seven militants were killed in the Bala Murghab district of Badghis province while two others were arrested with magnate bombs in central Parwan province, official said on Sunday.



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    Parwan-Bamyan highway reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Parwan-Bamyan highway reopened on Wednesday, six days after it was blocked by insurgents by placing huge rocks in the Seyah Gard and Sheikh Ali districts of central Parwan province, officials said.



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    Parwan-Bamyan highway remains blocked

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Armed insurgents have blocked the Parwan-Bamyan highway over the past four days in Seyah Gard district of central Parwan province, bringing to a halt vehicular movement, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    PC candidate killed in Kapisa gun attack

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): A candidate for next year’s provincial council (PC) elections was gunned down by unknown assailants in the Nijrab district of central Kapisa province, police said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Bomber hits NATO convoy in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A suicide attacker ploughed his explosives-laden bicycle into a convoy of NATO-led troops in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Friday, an official said.