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    Men detained in heroin smuggling bid

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police on Friday detained three individuals with as many kilograms of heroin in the Salang district of central Parwan province, an official said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Salang highway reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, which blocked a day earlier by heavy snowfall, was reopened for traffic on Thursday, an official said.  

    Security and Crime

    Man wounds spouse, commits suicide

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A man shot himself to death with a hunting rifle after he wounded his spouse in central Parwan province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Key northern route reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A key snow-clogged pass was cleared and reopened for traffic in central Parwan province on Friday, local authorities said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Snow once again closes Salang Pass

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Snowstorms and avalanches once again blocked the Salang Pass on Thursday, leaving a large number of vehicles stranded on both sides of the 12,000-foot tunnel that connects Kabul with nine provinces in the north.

    Accidents & DisastersNo details available

    Snowfall forces Salang Pass closure

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Salang route, linking Afghanistan’s south with the north, has been closed for traffic due to heavy snowfall, an official said on Sunday.


    Students protest as nursing school stays shut

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A nursing school has been closed in protest against the abduction of an engineer with its founding organisation in central Kapisa province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Road crashes kill 7 in Kabul, Farah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A three-vehicle crash killed five people and injured eight others in Shakar Dara district of central Kabul province on Saturday, officials said.


    Probe team finds 13 civilians killed in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A fact-finding team, assigned by President Hamid Karzai, found 13 civilians, including four children and three women, had been killed during a joint Afghan-US forces’ operation in central Parwan province, an investigator said on Friday.


    Karzai orders probe into civilian deaths in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday assigned a delegation to investigate reports that some civilians had suffered casualties during a joint Afghan-NATO operation against militants in central Parwan province.