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    35 rebels killed, Chapa Dara cleared: ANA

    ASADABAD (PAN): Thirty-five insurgents were killed and several areas cleared during a military operation in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires new volley of missiles into Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Pakistani forces have fired a new volley of missiles into the Narai district of eastern Kunar province, a senior official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    New wave of violence claims 40 lives

    KABUL/ASADABAD (PAN): At least 36 militants and four security personnel have been killed in security incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    12 civilians killed in Watapur airstrike

    ASADABAD (PAN): A dozen civilians, including children and women, were reportedly killed during a NATO airstrike that also left four Taliban insurgents dead on a vehicle in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    Public reps, residents back joint dam project

    ASADABAD (PAN): Provincial council members and residents of eastern Kunar province have backed the proposed construction of a joint hydropower dam by Afghanistan and Pakistan on the Kunar River. However, they doubt Islamabad will keep its promise.



    Security and Crime

    At least 20 dead as Nuristan clash continues

    JALALABAD (PAN): A clash that broke out between police and Taliban insurgents in the Barg-i-Matal district of eastern Nuristan province entered a second day on Wednesday, leading to casualties on both sides.



    Security and Crime

    Cross-border missile strike claims 2 lives

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two worshippers have been killed in a cross-border missile attack on the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, the police chief said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebel leader among 7 dead in drone strike

    ASADABAD (PAN): Seven militants, including a commander, have been killed in a drone strike in the Watapur district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    Kunar peace negotiator assassinated

    ASADABAD (PAN): A government peace negotiator was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in eastern Kunar province on Sunday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Rains trigger floods in Kunar, wardak

    ASADABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Heavy rainfall induced flash flooding in central Maidan Wardak and eastern Kunar provinces, destroying several homes and inundating agricultural crops, officials said on Wednesday.