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    Governance

    1,000 Parwan families gains access to power

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A power transformer, providing electricity to around 1,100 families, was on inaugurated Saturday in Charikar, the capital of central Parwan province, an official said.



    Governance

    Locals capture militants involved in murder

    CHARIKAR (PAN): After detaining two militants in central Parwan province, locals asked the Taliban their colleagues would be released if they surrendered the killers of agriculture department officials.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Death toll from Parwan clash rises to 9

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The death toll from an armed conflict between two rival groups in the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province has risen to nine, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    5 dead, 2 injured as rival groups clash

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Five people were killed in a clash between two rival groups in the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province on Friday, authorities said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    3 injured, shops burnt as fuel tanker explodes

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three people were wounded and several shops burnt after a fuel tanker exploded on Monday in Charikar, the capital of central Parwan provincial, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    ALP contingent set for deployment to Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A 300-member contingent of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) would be deployed to the Koh-i-Safi district of central Parwan province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    7 ANA troops among 53 killed

    CHARIKAR/KABUL (PAN): Forty-six fighters have been killed in the Shinwari district of central Parwan province over the past 24 hours, an official said on Sunday. The Taliban, however, rejected the claim as false.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistani suspects arrested in Panjsher

    PARAKH (PAN): Five people, including four Pakistanis, were arrested by police on charges of disruptive activities in central Panjsher province on Sunday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Panjsher suicide attack: 4 held

    PARAKH (PAN): Four suspects were arrested on Monday in connection with a May 29 suicide attack that killed seven people at the governor’s house in central Panjsher province, police said.



    Security and Crime

    57 Kapisa dwellers released

    MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Fifty-seven of the 65 suspected insurgents were released in central Kapisa province on Thursday, a day after they were arrested by a joint Afghan-US force, an official said.