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    Muhammad Barat


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    5-km Kabul-Mazar highway portion repaired

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A five-kilometer portion of the Kabul-Mazar-i-Sharif highway has been reconstructed with financial support from the World Bank in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    1 killed, 4 injured in Samangan truck crash

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): One person was killed and four others sustained injuries when two trucks collided in northwestern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday.


    New municipality building opens in Aibak

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Municipality Department of northern Samangan province was inaugurated on Sunday, an official said.


    Samangan pistachio yield slumps by 52pc

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Because of hostile weather conditions, the pistachio yield in northern Samangan province decreased by 52 percent this year, an official said on Monday.



    Kunduz farmlands cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): More than 26 hectares of agricultural land has been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, officials claimed on Sunday.

    Business & Economics

    Dangerous Samangan coalmines to be closed

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on Wednesday pledged to close dangerous coalmines in Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Baghlan province.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Samangan mine blast blamed on negligence

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The death toll from an explosion in a coalmine tunnel in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province has risen to 24, an official said on Friday.


    Samangan governor injured in bomb attack

    AIBAK/PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Samangan Governor Khairullah Anosh was among five people wounded in a roadside bombing on Saturday morning, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    MP among 19 killed in Samangan attack

    AIBAK (PAN): A prominent member of parliament and several top officials were among 19 people killed in a suicide bombing in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, on Saturday morning.

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    Samangan farmers fear locust attack

    AIBAK (PAN): Farmers in northern Samangan Province fear a possible locust attack on their farms, but agriculture officials say they will ward off the threat after surveying vulnerable areas.