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    Reconstruction

    Work on major bridge launched in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Work on a 160-metre bridge was officially launched in southeastern Khost province on Sunday, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods kill 4, damage Khost-Gardez highway

    KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (PAN): Flash floods killed four people and swept away sections of highways in southeastern Khost and Paktia provinces, officials said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    7 dead as floods hit Khost, Nuristan

    KHOST CITY/JALALABAD (PAN): At least seven people, including women and children, were killed by flash floods which wreaked havoc in southeastern Khost and eastern Nuristan provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    Culture

    Khost protestors want Patang reinstated

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Tribal elders, provincial council members and civil society activists on Monday staged a protest demonstration in southeastern Khost province against the Wolesi Jirga’s decision unseating interior minister Mujtaba Patang.



    Governance

    District mayor among 6 killed in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN):Unidentified gunmen shot dead six people, including a brother of the district chief, in restive southeastern Khost province, bordering Pakistan, on Sunday morning, official and residents said.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistanis among 10 rebels killed in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Ten Taliban insurgents, including six Pakistanis, were killed and more than a dozen others wounded during a security operation and a NATO airstrike in southeastern Khost province, the Afghan military said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    NATO airstrikes leave 20 rebels dead

    KHOST CITY (PAN): At least 20 Taliban militants were killed and nine others wounded during two separate NATO airstrikes in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Agriculture

    Disease, seeds blamed for wheat yield fall

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Wheat production has decreased in southeastern Khost province this year for different reasons, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Recruits for suicide bombing held near Pak border

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Four potential recruits for suicide terrorism were arrested on Monday by Afghan security forces before they could cross the border into Pakistan from southeastern Khost province, the governor’s house said.



    Security and Crime

    Khost blast kills 8 funeral participants

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Eight people, including tribal elders, were killed when the car they were travelling in hit a bomb in southeastern Khost province on Friday, an official said.