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KHOST CITY (PAN): Family members of Muhammad Qasim, a soldier killed in a clash with Pakistani forces in eastern Nangarhar province, received cash support from tribesmen in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Saturday.Kiramat Khan... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): One civilian was killed and seven others, including a woman, were injured in a bomb blast in southeastern Khost province on Friday, an official said.The incident took place at 11am in the Faiz Muhammad Khan area of Khost City, the... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A fire that broke out in a marketplace in southeastern Khost province destroyed at least 350 shops south of the provincial capital, officials said on Friday.The blaze that erupted in a nearby wood stall in the wee hours of Friday... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and three others injured in a blast in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Friday.The 203rd Thunder Military Corps in a statement said an ANA patrol came under attack in... read more
KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (PAN): A training programme for the capability-building of government officials has been launched in southeastern Paktia province, while dozens of people completed a literacy course in Khost province on Monday, officials said.The... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A campaign for removing security barriers from roads and around offices has been launched in the provincial capital of southeastern Khost province to ensure a smooth flow of traffic, the governor said on Friday.After launching the... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Six people were arrested on suspicion of having ties to Taliban in southeastern Khost province during an ongoing search operation by ISAF and Afghan forces, an official said on Wednesday.The joint operation was being carried out in... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Two bomb planters were killed and two others injured in a joint ISAF-Afghan operation in the Sabari district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Friday.The suspected militants were killed while placing landmines on... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Tribal elders, religious scholars and civil society members in a meeting on Tuesday decided to ban the exchange of land in the southeastern Khost province.The decision of elders came after, Khayaluddin a resident of Khost city,... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in the southeastern province of Khost, an official said on Thursday.The predawn blast took place at 1am when an army patrol vehicle hit the bomb in the... read more
KABUL/KHOST CITY (PAN): A nationwide inter-club cricket tournament was simultaneously kicked off in 24 provinces on Wednesday, officials said.Featuring 360 clubs across the country, the event would last 35 days, said the Afghan Cricket Board member... read more
KHOST/QALAT (PAN): Police rescued two engineers from their kidnappers after a brief shootout during an operation in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Monday.One of the kidnappers was killed during the rescue operation that took place... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/ KHOST CITY (PAN): Thousands of people from northern Kunduz and southeastern Khost provinces have benefited from newly constructed roads, officials said on Saturday.With the construction of 6.5-kilometre road, the transport facility will... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): As many as 33,370 acres of government-owned land had been recovered from powerful individuals in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Thursday.A number of projects, like vegetable cold storage and a new airport and... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A girls' hostel at the Shaikh Zayed University in Khost City and the reconstruction of the Sharan Civil Hospital were completed on Wednesday, officials said.Director of Shaikh Zayed University Professor Dr. Gul Hassan Walizai told... read more
KHOSTCITY(PAN): At least three people have died of and more than a hundred others are suffering from a cholera-like communicable infection in southeastern Khost province, officials and locals said on Sunday. The affected areas include Musakhel,... read more
ASAD ABAD/KHOST (PAN): The counterterrorism police chief for the Watapur district of eastern Kunar province was killed by his captors, while five intelligence officials were injured in southeastern Khost, officials said on Saturday. The body of... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Afghan security forces shot dead a suicide bomber before he reached his target in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Saturday. Wearing an explosive vest, the man wanted to attack the security personnel in Bak... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A coalition helicopter made an emergency landing in the Musakhel district of southeastern Khost province on Saturday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It appeared the emergency landing was forced by a... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): City officials say that the government budget does not give proper attention to basic projects in Khost province. Hamid Shah, the Economic Minister of Khost, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Khost was a mountainous and far-flung... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Dozens of people participated in a cycle race that started in the Ismailkhel district and culminated in Khost City, the capital of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Thursday. Standing in front of the community... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Five residents of southeastern Khost province were released on Wednesday from the Bagram airbase, the main US military base which was renamed as Parwan prison following its transfer to Afghan control. Belonging to different parts... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): NATO-led coalition troops based in southeastern Khost province on Tuesday apologised for an operation that resulted in the death of civilians. Six civilians, including two government officials, two students, a teacher and a... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Dozens of cricket players have received training from the Afghan Youth Cricket Support Organisation (AYCSO) in the southeastern province of Khost, officials said on Saturday. Up to 50 cricket players from various districts and the... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Provincial council members in southeastern Khost province on Thursday closed the council's office in protest against a joint Afghan-international security operation that resulted in the deaths of six civilians. Six civilians,... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN):  Six people including women and children were killed and two others injured during a joint operation in the southeastern province of Khost, residents and officials said on Thursday. Thousands of people protested against the... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): The residents of the mountainous southeastern border province of Khost are happy with their MPs. A number of Khost residents say their MPs have honored most of the promises they made to their constituents during the electioneering... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Police have established check-points at historic sites in southeastern Khost province and have been refusing to allow the authorities concerned to maintain the sites, officials said on Monday. "If the occupation of historic... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): People in the southeastern province of Khost complain that some Imams – Islamic prayer leaders – will not perform prayers at the funerals of dead Afghan soldiers and police. The phenomenon is commonplace in Tani, Bak,... read more
KABUL (PAN): President Karzai on Saturday spoke by telephone with the Khost provincial governor to offer assistance to families affected by a recent ISAF airstrike, officials said. Governor Abdul Jabbar Naeemi gave Karzai more information about an... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A NATO airstrike killed at least 13 civilians, mostly women and children, in the Doa Manda district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Thursday. The early morning airstrike on Wednesday was carried out in... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Nearly a dozen missiles were fired from Pakistan into Afghanistan's southeastern Khost province over the past 24 hours, border police said on Friday. The missiles had landed in Alisher, Babrak Thani and Gharbaz districts of... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier suspected of killing an Australian corporal three weeks ago in central Uruzgan province, has been shot dead in southeastern Khost province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): The notorious commander of the Haqqani network, Siraj-ud-Din Haqqani, warned that if the Kabul Bank attacker was hanged, they would attack the judiciary department and judges across the country, a commander of the group said on... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A second suicide bomber struck hours after four people, including a quick reaction force commander, were killed in a similar attack in the southeastern province of Khost on Saturday, an official said. The assailant on foot... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Four people, including a quick reaction force commander, were killed in a suicide attack in the southeastern province of Khost on Saturday, an official said. Col. Zahir, two policemen and a civilian were killed in the explosion,... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Security officials have closed down Khalbisat township in the Sabaryo district of southeastern Khost province, residents said on Thursday.   The town was closed on Wednesday, a day after an Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicle... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Three Afghan soldiers and seven civilians were injured in a roadside bombing in the southeastern province of Khost on Tuesday, officials said. An Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Sabari district,... read more
Mali Khan Yaqubi KHOST CITY (PAN): Five people were injured in a car bomb explosion in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Monday. The injured included five policemen and a civilian, a doctor at the provincial civil hospital said on... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Two pilots were killed in a helicopter crash in southeastern Khost province on Sunday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. With the cause of the crash under investigation, initial reporting indicated there was... read more
KHOSTCITY(PAN): Two security officials were injured in a roadside bombing in southeastern Khost province on Friday, an official said. The explosion happened in the Dera area on the outskirts of Khost City, the provincial capital, after Friday... read more
KHOST CITY(PAN): Three Afghan soldiers and a civilian were wounded when an unknown assailant lobbed a hand grenade into a security post in southeastern Khost province on Wednesday, an official said. The incident took place in the Khalbasat area of... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): At least 4 civilians were injured when a bomb planted on a motorcycle ripped through a market in southeastern Khost province on Monday, the provincial police chief said. The explosion happened in the provincial capital Khost City... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) killed seven Taliban insurgents in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Saturday. Six of the rebels were killed during an operation in the Zanikhel area of Nadir Shah... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Five people, including a pro-government religious scholar, were wounded in a suicide attack in the Zazai Maidan district of southeastern Khost province, officials said on Saturday. Maulvi Muhammad Amir Mukhlis, in charge of the... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) detained 17 suspected militants in the Nadir Shah Kot district of southeastern Khost province, officials said on Thursday. The arrests came during an operation, triggered by a... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Nine districts of southeastern Khost province are without judges and courts, forcing residents to visit the provincial capital for a resolution of their problems, an official said on Tuesday. Only three districts -- Zazai Maidan,... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): Afghan forces arrested a would-be suicide bomber and seized a truck laden with tonnes of explosives in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Thursday. The bomber was arrested in the Terazai area of the Alisher district on... read more
KHOSTCITY(PAN): Two Afghan army soldiers were killed and four others wounded in two separate bomb attacks in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Sunday. A roadside bomb ripped through a vehicle of the Afghan National Army (ANA) in... read more
KHOSTCITY(PAN): A police officer and his father were killed in two bomb attacks on his car and house in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday. Unknown gunmen threw a hand grenade into the officer's residence in Sarankot... read more
KHOSTCITY (PAN): Five suspected militants were detained during a joint operation by Afghan and international forces in the southeastern province of Khost, officials said on Tuesday. The five-day anti-militant operation was launched two days ago by... read more
KHOST CITY (PAN): A border policeman was killed when his car struck a roadside bomb in southeastern Khost province on Monday, an official said. The pickup of border police was destroyed and no one else was hurt in the blast, a border police... read more

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