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    Mohammad Barat


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    3,000 Aibak families to get food aid

    AIBAK (PAN): Nearly 3,000 families would be given 22.5 million afghanis food aid by the World Food Program (WFP) in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Imam held for raping schoolgirl

    KABUL/AIBAK (PAN): A prayer leader was detained on the charge of sexually abusing a schoolgirl during the holy month of Ramazan in northern Samangan province, the Ministry of Interior said. 

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    20 NATO supply tankers torched in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): More than 20 NATO supply fuel tankers parked at a terminal were torched after two back-to-back explosions on the outskirts of Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, drivers and officials said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    Foreign hand seen behind Samangan blast

    AIBAK (PAN): Interior Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Sunday alleged there was foreign hand behind the deadly suicide attack in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province. 

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    Samangan farmers fear locust threats

    AIBAK (PAN): Despite recent anti-locust campaigns, farmers in northern Samangan province still fear locust swarms may destroy their crops next year.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 killed in Samangan car-tanker collision

    AIBAK (PAN): Five people were killed and a sixth wounded when a car collided with a fuel tanker in western Samangan province on Wednesday, officials said.

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    Anti-locust drive launched in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A three-month campaign against locust was launched in northern Samangan province on Sunday, after farmers complained the insects were damaging their crops, an official said.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Cold weather claims 21 lives in north

    TALOQN/AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-one people, most of them children, were killed and thousands of household animals perished as a result of the ongoing cold wave in northern Takhar and Samangan provinces,

    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.


    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.