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    QALAT, Jun 30, 2013: Site of an explosion close to the provincial peace council office in southern Zabul province.

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    Zabul crime branch chief wounded in blast

    QALAT (PAN): One policeman was killed and the crime branch chief for southern Zabul province injured along with two others in an explosion, an official said on Sunday.

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    6 bombers killed, public reps injured

    QALAT (PAN): Six suicide bombers were killed after they stormed the provincial council office in southern Zabul province on Monday, leaving 20 people, including two public representatives injured, officials said.

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    Deputy Zabul governor survives bomb attack

    QALAT (PAN): Deputy Governor Mohammad Jan Rassoulyar on Monday said he escaped unhurt in a roadside bombing that tore through their convoy in southern Zabul province.


    Anti-Pakistan protests staged in south

    QALAT/KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Hundreds of people on Sunday rallied against Islamabad, burning Pakistani flags and effigies of some of its leaders in southern Afghanistan.

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    4 ISAF personnel killed in Zabul plane crash

    QALAT (PAN): Four International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) personnel were killed in a plane crash in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said.

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    Roadside bomb kills 8 civilians in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Eight civilians, including four women, were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through a tractor-trolley in the Sewri district of southern Zabul early on Monday, police said.

    QALAT, Feb 24, 2013: Residents attend a gathering in southern Zabul province.
    The people accused the provincial administration of corruption and incompetence.
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    Zabul administration branded as corrupt

    QALAT (PAN): Hundreds of people, who gathered in this capital city of southern Zabul province, on Sunday accused the provincial administration of corruption and branded it as incompetent, calling for the governor and his deputy to be replaced with immediate effect.

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    Zabul Taliban militants adopt peace

    QALAT (PAN): Three Taliban militants, including a militant commander, had joined the peace process in southern Zabul province on Thursday.