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    Samangan accident claims three lives

     

    AIBAK (PAN): Three people were killed on Thursday when a pick-up truck collided with a fuel tanker in the northern province of Samangan, officials said.



    Governance

    Drought leaves thousands without drinking water in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Thousands of families in mountainous areas of northern Samangan province have been without fresh water for nearly two months, forcing them to travel by car and donkey to seek out new s



    Business & EconomicsNo details available

    Cooker manufacturing industry heading towards boom

    AIBAK (PAN): With increasing production of pressure cookers at local level in the northern Samangan province, the import of foreign made products has reduced, dealers say.



    Migration

    UNHCR provides winter assistance to returnees

    AIBAK (PAN): The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday provided hundreds of families returning from neighbouring countries to northern Samangan province with winter assista



    Security and Crime

    Crash leaves 5 dead in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A crash between a car and a van left at least five people, including two children, dead and as many others wounded on the Samangan-Pul-i-Khumri highway in the northern province of Sama



    Reconstruction

    Work on Mazar-Darah Sof road stopped

    AIBAK (PAN): Work on the Mazar-Darah Sof road project has stopped after the abduction of four foreign engineers by gunmen, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    German national dies after attack in Balkh

    AIBAK (PAN): A German aid worker, injured in an attack in northern Balkh province,  has died, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped Bangladeshi engineers freed

    AIBAK (PAN): Police rescued on Monday two Bangladeshi citizens who were kidnapped in northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday.



    Governance

    Samangan to have more policemen

    AIBAK (PAN): About 100 new policemen would be deployed to two unsecure districts of northern Samangan province, where several kidnapping incidents happened over the last three months, the interior



    Reconstruction,EducationNo details available

    School inaugurated in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A girls' secondary school, built at a cost of $160,000 provided by Sweden, was inaugurated in northern Samangan province, officials said on Tuesday.