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    Senior NSC official survives assassination bid

    KABUL/CHARIKAR (PAN): A senior National Security Council (NSC) official survived a gun attack on his car unharmed in central Parwan province, where an off-duty intelligence official was gunned down, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    12 rockets slammed into Bagram Airbase

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Insurgents fired a dozen rockets at the Bagram Airbase, the largest military base for US troops in central Parwan province, late on Sunday night, but no reports about casualties could be ascertained.



    Security and Crime

    Bagram base comes under rocket attack

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Militants fired several rockets into the Bagram airfield in central Parwan province overnight, but there were no casualties, officials said on Saturday.



    Business & Economics

    Work on Parwan industrial park launched

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Construction work on an industrial park, where land plots would be distributed to more than 100 investors, was launched in central Parwan province on Saturday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Over a dozen rebels killed in Najrab offensive

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Officials said on Wednesday more than a dozen militants have been eliminated in the Najrab district of central Kapisa province, but the Taliban claimed killing five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers there.



    Security and Crime

    Ex-senator gunned down in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Unknown gunmen shot dead a former senator in the capital of northern Balkh province and injured his two guards on Monday, police said.



    Security and Crime

    2 dead as MP’s guards attacked in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Gunmen attacked security guards of a lawmaker travelling in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Saturday, sparking a gun-battle that left two people dead, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    7 private firm workers perish in Parwan blast

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Seven workers of a private company were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in central Parwan province on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban-fired rocket claims civilian life in Tagab

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A civilian and six militants were killed in two separate security incidents in central Kapisa province on Friday, a police official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Orgun district chief wounded in accident

    CHARIKAR/SHARAN (PAN): A man been killed and two others, including a district chief, wounded during separate road accidents in Ghazni and Paktika provinces, officials said on Saturday.