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    Pakistan fires another 30 rockets into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired at least 30 “long-range rockets” into Shegal and Dangam districts of eastern Kunar province, causing financial losses to residents, the police chief said on Saturday.


    Newly-built houses distributed among refugees

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of houses constructed by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) were distributed among displaced families in the Sawkai district of eastern Kunar province, an official said Saturday.

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    Pakistan fires 18 artillery shells into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): In a fresh cross-border attack, Pakistani forces on Wednesday fired at least 18 artillery shells into eastern Kunar province, leaving several domestic animals dead and damaging a mosque.

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    ISAF drone crashes in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) unmanned aircraft crashed in the Mori area of Shigal district in eastern Kunar province on Saturday, an official said.

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    18 rockets fired into Kunar from Pakistan

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  Pakistani forces once again fired at least 18 rockets into eastern Kunar province, hitting several villages, police said on Friday.

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    2 militants’ commanders killed in ISAF airstrike

    SADABAD (Pajhwok): Two militants’ commanders were killed in International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in eastern Kunar province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Ballots boxes from 3 Kunar sites audited

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) on Saturday announced quarantining ballot boxes from three polling centres in the Nari district of eastern Kunar province.


    45 ballot boxes quarantined in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 45 ballot boxes have been quarantined in southern Helmand province, while a vote recount of 10 ballot boxes is underway in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Thursday.


    IEC staff face 15 fraud complaints in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Thursday said it had recorded 32 complaints about fraud and other irregularities during last Saturday’s elections in eastern Kunar province.

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    Taliban’s shadow governor among 12 killed

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow governor for eastern Kunar province was among a dozen militants killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone strike in Shigal district on Monday, officials said.