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    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

    Five rebels killed in Kunar airstrike: ISAF

    KABUL (PAN): Five insurgents were killed in an airstrike in Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.


    $40m projects being executed in Kunar: PRT chief

    ASADABAD (PAN): Thirty-two development projects worth $40 million (1.8 billion afghanis) are at different stages of completion in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Monday.

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    NATO-led troops leave Kunar district

    ASADABAD (PAN): When NATO-led troops withdrew from Manogai district of eastern Kunar province, Afghan forces assumed responsibility for the town's security, an official said on Monday


    Karzai cautions foreign troops on civilian deaths

    ASADABAD (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Wednesday cautioned foreign troops against killing Afghan civilians in operations against insurgents, saying the casualties could create problems

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    Police chief confirms 9 children killed in ISAF raid

    ASADABAD (PAN): The chief of police in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday confirmed that nine children had been killed in a NATO-led airstrike the previous day.

    GovernanceKUNAR, Jun 23 2009: Nice view of the Rashki Hill in Eastern Province of Kunar in a sunny day here on Tuesday. PAJHWOK/Khan Wali Salarzai

    Recount shows vote rigged in Kunar: official

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): A recount of suspicious ballots in eastern Kunar province showed fraud had taken place during last year’s parliamentary election, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Villagers say ISAF strike kills 9 children

    ASADABAD (PAN): Nine children were killed during a fresh air raid by foreign troops in Manogai district of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday, residents claimed.

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    Rebel commander among 4 killed

    ASADABAD/ KABUL (PAN): A Taliban commander was among four fighters killed during an operation by Afghan and international forces in eastern Kunar and southern Helmand provinces, officials


    Insecurity feared as US forces leave Pech Dara

    ASADABAD (PAN): The withdrawal of foreign forces from a remote valley in eastern Kunar province would lead to insecurity and help militants retake the valley, officials and residents fear

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    Investigators confirm civilian deaths

    ASADABAD (PAN): A government delegation confirmed on Thursday that 50 women and children were among 62 people killed in a coalition airstrike in Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province.