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QALAT (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents hanged 15 of 35 Daesh or Islamic State (IS) fighters they detained in southern Zabul province, local officials said on Monday. Fierce clashes between the two rival militant groups have been ongoing over the... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga or lower house of parliament member Hamidullah Tokhi escaped unhurt in Taliban’s attack in southern Zabul province on Tuesday, but one of his guards was killed and two others wounded, an official said. Governor... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): At least seven armed militants were killed and eight others wounded in a clash between two insurgents’ groups in southern Zabul province, an official said on Sunday. Fawad Askari, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): Six passengers were killed and 23 others wounded on Thursday when their vehicle crashed into an oil tanker on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Zabul province, an official said. The collision took place near Qayum Qala area... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): After killing and injuring scores of militants in the wake of Nijat military operation, security forces claimed purging 56 areas of anti-state militants in southern Zabul province. Brig. Gen. Syed Waqif Shah Saeedi, commander of... read more
 QALAT (Pajhwok): Following a visible surge in militants’ attacks on passengers on main highways, commuters face great threat while travelling on highways specifically on Kabul-Kandahar road, residents in southern Zabul province said Sunday... read more
JALALABAD/QALAT (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Thursday claimed arresting six militants, including two suicide bombers, in Jalalabad City, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said. Ahmad Zia... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): At least 168 insurgents have been killed during the last eight months of anti-militants offensives by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in southern Zabul province, officials said on Saturday.Col. Wali Muhammad Ahmadzai, commander of... read more
ALAT (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 24 others wounded in a road accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway near the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Monday, the public health director said.Dr. Lal Muhammad Tokhi told Pajhwok... read more
QALAT (Pajhwok): Three women and as many policemen were among a dozen people  injured when a bomb fixed to an Afghan Local Police (ALP) vehicle went off at a crowded marketplace in southern Zabul province, an official said on Wednesday.The... read more
KALAT (PAN): A mine blast left three police officials dead and six other wounded in southern Zabul province on Tuesday, an official said.Mohammad Jan Rasoolyar, Zabul’s deputy governor , told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place in Ludinano... read more
QALAT/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): An agriculture institute for high school graduates was inaugurated in southern Zabul province, while the foundation stone of a hostel and a dining hall in another agriculture high school in central Logar was laid on Wednesday... read more
 QALAT (PAN): A number of schoolteachers and students on Thursday warned of closing schools in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, if the authorities did not provide teachers land plots.Hundreds of students and their teachers... read more
QALAT (PAN): Five guards of a private security company were killed on Monday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, an official said.The bombing occurred in the afternoon, said Khadi Khan,... read more
QALAT (PAN): Rural Rehabilitation and Development Minister Jarullah Mansoori on Thursday acknowledged that southern Zabul province has been ignored in terms of development projects.During a visit to Qalat, the provincial capital, the minister... read more
QALAT (PAN): Three suspected rebels were detained by National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives with more than three tonnes of explosives on Monday, an official said.The explosives packed in eight sacks were recovered from a vehicle during an... read more
QALAT (PAN): Residents of Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, have demanded the construction of parks and recreational areas in the city.The Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) had funded the construction of a small park in Qalat, a city... read more
SHABARGHAN/QALAT (PAN): A border police official and two militants were killed in separate gun battles in Jawzjan and Zabul provinces, officials said on Friday.The policeman and a militant were killed during a clash in Khumab district of Jawzjan on... read more
QALAT (PAN): Eleven militants were killed in an airstrike by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the Shahr Safa district of southern Zabul province, officials said on Friday.The overnight raid was conducted in an area... read more
QALAT (PAN): The road between the provincial capital of Zabul province and Mezan district reopened on Thursday after one-year closure, an official said.Most of construction work on the 40 kilometers road has completed while the rest will be... read more
QALAT (PAN): Two police officials were killed in a landmine blast and seven people arrested in connection with the attack in southern Zabul province, officials said on Wednesday.The explosion took place in the Noorak area of the city on Tuesday... read more
QALAT (PAN): Two police officials were killed in a landmine blast and seven people arrested in connection with the attack in southern Zabul province, officials said on Wednesday.The explosion took place in the Noorak area of the city on Tuesday... read more
QALAT (PAN): International troops torched two civilian vehicles during an operation in the Shah Joi district of southern Zabul province, official said on Monday. During the overnight operation in Karatash area, the foreign forces arrested five... read more
QALAT (PAN): The Shah Joi district hospital that was closed a month back in the wake of insurgent threats reopened in southern Zabul province on Saturday, officials said. Some of the doctors and other staffers stopped working after being threatened... read more
QALAT (PAN): Fourteen people have died of cholera and roughly 70 others have been infected in southern Zabul province, officials confirmed on Saturday. The recent epidemic spread within days, Deputy Governor Mohammad Jan Rasulyar said. He said... read more
QALAT (PAN): The National Solidarity Programme (NSP), aimed at poverty reduction and bringing marginalised social groups to the mainstream, would be extended across southern Zabul province, an official said on Tuesday. The programme would be... read more
QALAT (PAN): Development projects worth $2 million were implemented in southern province of Zabul last solar year, the rural development department director said on Monday. The projects included 380 water wells, four mosques, a road in Qalat, the... read more
QALAT (PAN): Forty farmers were taught skills to improve their agricultural yield during a 10-day training programme in southern Zabul province, an official said on Wednesday. Arranged by a non-governmental organisation called Zarghon Afghanistan,... read more

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