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    Protesters urge protection for ulemas in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of people gathered in central Parwan province on Tuesday calling on the government to protect religious scholars, following the assassination of an imam two days earlier.



    Security and Crime

    Salang pass reopens from one side

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang pass was reopened from one side on Monday morning after two nights and a day blockade, while two workers of road maintenance and a civilian were injured duri



    Security and Crime

    Religious scholar shot dead in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Unidentified men shot a religious scholar with a bird hunting shotgun, killing him on the spot in the central province of Parwan, officials said on Sunday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Hundreds of vehicles stranded as snow blocks Salang pass

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Avalanches triggered by heavy snowfalls left the Salang pass, which connects northern provinceswith Kabul, completely blocked throughout Sunday, leaving hundreds of veh



    Accidents & Disasters

    Three of family killed in house collapse

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three members of a family, including a child, were killed and four others were injured when a house collapsed due to heavy rains in the central province of Parwan, offi



    Accidents & Disasters

    Baby among 3 die in car plunge

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Three people, including a six-month-old baby, were killed when a car plunged into a deep ravine in central Kapisa province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Gunmen attack mosque in Kapisa

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Gunmen attacked a mosque in central Kapisa province on Friday night, burning copies of the Holy Quran and some equipment, locals said on Saturday.



    Migration

    UAE delivers aid to 1,500 families in Kapisa

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The United Arab Emirates donated food items and warm clothing to hundreds of deserving families in central Kapisa province on Monday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels kill militia commander in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A tribal militia commander was killed during a clash with the Taliban insurgents in the central province of Parwan, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Ammunition dump discovered in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): An ammunition dump was discovered by the security personnel in the central province of Parwan, officials said on Monday.