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    Mohammad Barat

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    Accidents & Disasters

    9 injured in Samangan crash

    AIBAK (PAN): Nine people sustained injuries in a collision in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, on Sunday, an official said.



    Reconstruction

    8-km road inaugurated in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): An eight-kilometre road, connecting several mountainous areas with the capital of northern Samangan province, was inaugurated on Saturday, an official said.



    Reconstruction

    Welfare projects executed in Baghlan

    AIBAK (PAN): More than 8,000 families benefited from the 44 welfare projects completed under the National Solidarity Programme (NSP) in the northern province of Baghlan, officials said on Thursday.



    Governance

    Plan to boost Afghan forces being discussed: Ahmadzai

    AIBAK (PAN): A plan for training, equipping and supporting Afghan forces is being discussed with ministries of defence, interior and National Directorate of Security (NDS), the security transition commission head said on Thursday.



    Business & Economics

    Residents demand market for farm products

    AIBAK (PAN): The residents of two districts in northern Samangan province on Thursday said they had no market for their agricultural products.



    Health

    4,000 Samangan children vaccinated against measles

    AIBAK (PAN): Health officials in northern Samangan province on Wednesday said more than 40,000 children infected with measles had been vaccinated during a five-day campaign.



    Business & Economics

    Displaced families get warm clothes

    AIBAK (PAN): Warm clothing and other relief items were distributed to more than 300 families displaced by the ongoing dry spell in northern Samangan province on Wednesday, officials said.



    Business & Economics

    Sweden promises reconstruction help beyond 2014

    AIBAK (PAN): The Swedish ambassador promised on Monday his country would continue supporting Afghanistan beyond 2014 when all foreign troops are scheduled to pull out.



    Governance

    Samanganis complain of high Internet rates

    AIBAK (PAN): Residents of Samangan complain Internet prices are too high and net cafes too few in the northern province, but officials concerned insist on the availability of improved services.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Snow blocks several roads in Takhar, Samangan

    TALOQAN/AIBAK (PAN): Heavy snowfall has blocked several roads connecting 80 villages in two districts of northern Takhar and Samangan provinces, officials said on Wednesday.