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    168 rebels dead in Zabul operations: ANA

    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.

    Accidents & Disasters

    5 dead, 24 injured in Zabul head-on collision

    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.


    Women among 12 injured in Zabul blast

    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.

    Security and Crime

    3 policemen died in Zabul blast

    KALAT (PAN): A mine blast left three police officials dead and six other wounded in southern Zabul province on Tuesday, an official said.


    Agriculture institute opens in Zabul

    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, officials said.


    Qalat teachers threaten to close schools


    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.

    Security and Crime

    5 private guards killed in Zabul blast

    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.

    Security and Crime

    11 insurgents killed in fresh clashes, blast

    SHARAN (PAN): Eleven Taliban insurgents and a policeman were killed in southeastern Paktika and southern Zabul provinces, officials said on Sunday.

    QALAT, Mar 14, 2012: Female public health workers attend a workshop on Mother-Child Health Protection in Qalat city, the capital of southern Zabul province.

    QALAT, Mar 13, 2012: Deputy Governor of southern Zabul province Muhammad Jan Rasulyar speaks to Pajhwok Afghan News during an exclusive interview.
    PAJHWOK/Naseem Hotak