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    Health

    TB more prevalent among women in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Hard work and poor nutrition is making women in eastern Kunar province more prone to contracting tuberculosis, health officials say.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban set free 19 of 50 abducted policemen

    KABUL(PAN): The Taliban on Monday freed 19 of 50 policemen in their captivity as a result of arbitration by tribal elders in eastern Kunar province, the governor said.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban demand prisoner swap for policemen

    ASADABAD (PAN): The Taliban have demanded the release of their 12 jailed comrades in exchange for 50 policemen held hostage by them in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Militants abduct police among 50 people in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Taliban fighters abducted dozens of police among 50 people in the eastern province of Kunar, an official said on Sunday.



    Security and CrimeKUNAR: Paratroopers from 2nd Platoon, Able Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), walk in the snow during a patrol to Omar in Kunar Province. Six inches of snow fell in the area the night prior. PAJHWOK/US Amry Photo

    5 militants killed in Kunar operation

    ASADABAD (PAN): Five militants were killed during a joint operation by Afghan and international forces in the eastern province of Kunar, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Gunmen rob passengers in Manogai after troops leave

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two weeks after Afghan forces took responsibility for security in Manogai district of eastern Nangarhar province, robbers are brazenly looting passengers on the highway, officials a



    Security and Crime

    17 militants killed in Kunar operation

    ASADABAD (PAN): Seventeen militants have been killed in a recently concluded operation by US forces in the eastern province of Kunar, a US military commander on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Sawakai residents announce 3-day mourning

    ASADABAD (PAN): Residents of the Sawakai district in eastern Kunar province on Thursday declared a three-day mourning period for victims of a coalition airstrike.



    Security and CrimeKUNAR, July 28: The Guryak Truck Bridge is under construction in the Chapadara District, Kunar province, Afghanistan. In all, five bridges are being built in the province and, because of the popularity of the projects; no bridges have suffered attacks from anti-Afghan forces. PAHWOK/US Army Photo

    Taliban kidnap surrendered fighters

    ASADABAD (PAN): Taliban insurgents destroyed the house of a commander who had surrendered to the government and kidnapped nine former fighters in eastern Kunar province, the commander said on Wedne



    Security and Crime

    2 killed in ISAF airstrike in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two suspected militants were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in eastern Kunar province, police said on Tuesday, but a public representative said the dead were civilians.