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    Hesarak clash leaves 18 dead: police

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four members of an uprising group and 10 militants were killed during an hours-long clash in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban’s governor held; 11 dead in clashes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and nine militants were killed and a Taliban-designated governor for eastern Nangarhar province was captured during separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday.



    JALALABAD, Apr 16, 2014: Fazl Ahmad Sherzad, Nangarhar police chief, shows his certificate in a gathering he received for maintaining tight security on election day.

    JALALABAD, Apr 16, 2014: Fazl Ahmad Sherzad, Nangarhar police chief, address a press conference in eastern Nangarhar province.
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    Residents flee to safety as militant factions clash

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A fierce clash erupted on Wednesday between two rival insurgent factions in the Spinghar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



    JALALABAD, Apr 13, 2014: Sikh community celebrate the first day of a three days Wisakh festival in eastern Nangarhar province. PAJHWOK/Mahbob Shah Mahbob

    Governance

    Vice-chancellor gunned down in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The vice-chancellor of a private university was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.



    Governance

    Deputy Chancellor of a private varsity killed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The deputy chancellor of a private Aryana University was killed by unidentified gunmen in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    3 detained with arms on friendship bus

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Border police have recovered 19 weapons from a bus part of a friendship bus service between Afghanistan and Pakistan after it crossed the border into eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels gun down Chaparhar district official

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down an official of the rural affairs department in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.