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    Rockets fired at Samangan prison building

    AIBAK (PAN): The main prison in northern Samangan province was hit with three rockets but the attack caused no life or financial loss, officials said on Saturday.



    Accidents & DisastersNo details available

    6 killed in Samangan collision

    AIBAK (PAN): Six people lost their lives in an overnight traffic accident in the capital of northern Samangan province, officials said on Friday.



    Education

    New school building opens in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A newly-constructed building for a high school was inaugurated in the northern province of Samangan on Tuesday, officials said.



    Education

    330 women complete tailoring course

    AIBAK (PAN): Hundreds of Afghan women completed a two-month tailoring course in the northern province of Samangan on Monday, an official said.



    AIBAK, Mar 13, 2011: Religious school students protest against the arrest of a cleric by intelligence operatives in northern Samangan province. PAJHWOK/Muhammad Barat    

    AIBAK, Mar 13, 2011: Religious school students protest against the arrest of a cleric by intelligence operatives in northern Samangan province. PAJHWOK/Muhammad Barat    

    Reconstruction

    Over 2,000 families get access to clean drinking water

    AIBAK (PAN): Water projects have enabled more than 2,000 families to have access to clean drinking water in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.



    GovernanceNo details available

    Samangan marbles being used in Parliament building

    AIBAK (PAN): About 5,000 tonnes of marbles that would be extracted from a newly discovered mine in northern Samangan province, would be used in the construction of the new Parliament building, offi



    Security and CrimeNo details available

    Prisoner's escape bid foiled

    AIBAK (PAN): A prisoner was arrested while trying to escape the central jail in northern Samangan province on Saturday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Two feared dead as car falls into river

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A man and a woman are feared dead and a third person was wounded as the car they were travelling in plunged into a river in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Fri