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    Khost governor alleges 31 illegal appointments

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Thirty-one illegally appointed employees are working at customs house and revenue departments of southwestern Khost province, the governor’s office said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman guns down his commander

     KHOST CITY (PAN): A member of Afghan National Police (ANP) shot dead his commander in the capital of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Sunday.


    13,000 girls deprived of education in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Nearly 13,000 girls in southeastern Khost province were deprived of education during last academic year as a result of defunct schools, the education director acknowledged on Thursday.


    5 govt entities get new buildings in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Costing 29 million afghanis, five newly-constructed buildings for government entities were inaugurated in southeastern Khost province on Monday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Children killed in Khost blast

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Eight children and one policeman were killed on Saturday when a suicide attacker blew up his explosives on a road beside a joint patrol of Afghan police and international forces in this capital city of southeastern Khost province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Drugs torched in Paktia

     GARDEZ (PAN): Thousands of kilograms of drugs and hundreds of litres of alcohol were destroyed in the southeastern province of Paktia on Wednesday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Anti-riot police unit set up in Khost

     KHOST CITY (PAN): An anti-riot police unit of 100 personnel has been set up in southeastern Khost province to deal with protest rallies and control civilians causalities, officials said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Paktika jail inmates on hunger strike

    KHOST CITY (PAN): An unknown number of prisoners at the central jail in southeastern Paktika province have been on a hunger strike since Saturday against what they called delaying tactics in disposal of their cases.


    Khost tribal council backs ulema conference

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The Tribal Solidarity Council of southeastern Khost province on Wednesday stoutly supported an upcoming gathering involving hundreds of Afghan and Pakistani religious scholars.


    HNI fails to meet contract in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Khost public health director on Sunday accused the Health Net International (HNI), of failing to recruit female doctors for more than a dozen hospitals under a contract requirement.