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    Coal extraction halted over safety issues

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Coal extraction at 50 tunnels has been stopped in the Dara-i-Sauf district of northern Samangan province after engineers found miners in danger to due safety issues, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    10 suspects detained in Samangan, Helmand

    AIBAK/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces detained on Friday 10 suspected rebels planning large-scale attacks on Election Day in northern Samangan and southern Helmand provinces, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    7 of a family dead in car-bus collision

    KABUL (PAN): Seven members of a family, including two women and an infant, were killed when a car crashed into a public transport bus in northern Samangan province on Thursday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    27 dead in Samangan mine blast

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-seven workers have been killed during an explosion inside a coalmine in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday.  



    Security and Crime

    Soviet-era mass graves found in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Two mass graves probably dating back to purges under the Soviet-backed communist regime in the 1980s were found in northern Samangan province, residents and officials said on Monday.



    Migration

    50 displaced families in urgent need of aid

    AIBAK (PAN): Fifty internally displaced families are living in harsh conditions in the Khuram Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Agriculture

    Samangan grapes yield sees huge boost

    AIBAK (PAN): Grapes production in the Feroz Nakhchar district of northern Samangan province has increased to 6,000 tonnes in 2012 from last year’s figure of 5,000 tonnes, officials said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Weapons surrendered to DIAG

    AIBAK (PAN): Seventy-six weapons were surrendered to the Disbandment of Illegal Armed Groups (DIAG) programme in northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    13-fold increase in Samangan wheat reap

    AIBAK (PAN): Wheat production in northern Samangan province has increased 13 times compared to last year’s yield, officials said on Sunday.



    Business & Economics

    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.