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    Muhammad Barat


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    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.

    Accidents & Disasters

    1 killed, 6 wounded in Samangan accident

    AIBAK (PAN): A man died and six others sustained injuries when a car veered off the road and overturned in northern Samangan province on Sunday, an official said.

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    Fruit garden projects in pipeline in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock plans to create hundreds of new fruit gardens in northern Samangan province, to help enhance economic conditions of the people, officials said on Saturday.


    Poor families, female farmers receive aid

    SHEBRGHAN/AIBAK (PAN): Around 2,000 poor families were assisted with edibles in northern Jawzjan province, while women farmers received agricultural aid in northern Samangan, officials said on Tuesday.