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    Muhammad Barat


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    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

    Security and Crime

    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.


    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

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    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.


    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


    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.