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    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.



    Security and Crime

    3 civilians, Taliban leader killed in Kunar unrest

    ASADABAD (PAN): Three civilians and a Taliban designated district chief have been killed in two separate incidents of violence in eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime,Interviews

    Kunar governor sets out his priorities

    ASADABAD (PAN): The new governor of eastern Kunar province has pledged to fight corruption in government departments and reconcile militants who have waged the insurgency due to their mistreatment at the hands of officials.



    Security and Crime

    Afghan, foreign rebels storm Dangam

     ASADABAD (PAN): Dozens of Afghan and foreign insurgents stormed the Dangam district centre of eastern Kunar province on Friday morning, killing two policemen and wounding several others.



    Governance

    New Kunar governor vows to combat graft

    ASADABAD (PAN): The new governor of eastern Kunar province on Sunday assumed charge, vowing to fight corruption and bribery at government departments and denying any links with any foreign intelligence agency.



    Governance

    33 inmates freed from Kunar prison

    ASADABAD (PAN): Thirty-three prisoners were freed and the jail terms of three others reduced in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday in compliance with President Hamid Karzai’s decree, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Kunar administrative officer gunned down

    ASADABAD (PAN): An administrative officer has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the eastern province of Kunar, an official said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Pak missile strike injures 2 women

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two women have been wounded in the latest cross-border missile strike from Pakistani territory into eastern Kunar province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Police among 13 dead in Nuristan clash

    ASADABAD (PAN): Eight border policemen and five Taliban fighters were killed during a clash in the eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires 90 missiles into Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Pakistani forces once again fired 90 missiles into Shigal and Sarkano districts of eastern Kunar province, causing no casualties, an official said on Monday.