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    Abducted engineers, policemen rescued

    AIBAK (PAN): Two foreign engineers and as many policemen were released from their captors in northern Samangan province on Monday, officials said.

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    Engineers freed in Samangan

     AIBAK (PAN): Two engineers and a driver of the Ministry of Public Works were freed on Saturday after five days in captivity in northern Samangan province, officials said.


    Samangan hospital must buy clean water

    AIBAK (PAN): The lack of fresh water in the provincial capital of northern Samangan province is so dire that the hospital must buy clean water, officials said on Monday.


    2 school buildings to be built in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Construction has started on two schools in the northern province of Samangan, officials said on Tuesday.


    Improved wheat seeds distributed in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Improved wheat seeds and chemical fertilizers were distributed to farmers on Sunday in the northern province of Samangan, officials said.


    123 returning families get shelter in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): More than 130 returning families were provided shelter in northern Samangan province on Wednesday, with a large number of returnees in dire need of assistance, officials said.


    In Samangan, mobile team operates on eye patients

    AIBAK (PAN): A mobile medical team of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has provided free treatment to hundreds of eye patients in northern Samangan province.

    Security and Crime

    Rebels extort money from truckers in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): As the insurgency has significantly slowed down the pace of development projects in Dara-i-Sauf district of northern Samangan province, the militants are charging a tax on coal trucks,


    Retaining wall being built in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): A 450 metres retaining wall project, worth $213,000, was launched in the Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province on Monday, an official said.


    Farmers receive improved seed, fertilisers

    AIBAK (PAN): Farmers in northern Samangan province on Saturday received more than 108 tonnes of improved quality wheat seed and fertilisers, officials said.