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    Roadside bombing kills 2 children

    QALAT (PAN): Two children were killed in an explosion in the Shahjoy district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Improved seeds distributed to Zabul farmers

    QALAT (PAN): Improved wheat seeds and chemical fertilisers were distributed to farmers in the southern province of Zabul, officials said on Tuesday.

    QALAT, Oct, 25, 2011: A police officer stops a motorcyclist in southern Zabul province.
    Pillion riding is banned in the province for security reasons.
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    Drugs torched in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Almost 3,000 kilogram of drugs and hundreds of alcohol bottles were burnt in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, on Wednesday.

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    4 suspects netted for intelligence official’s murder

    QALAT (PAN): Four suspected men were arrested on charges of killing an intelligence official in southern Zabul province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Mobile networks not working in Shah Joy: residents

    QALAT (PAN): Mobile phone companies have stopped operating in the Shah Joy district of southern Zabul province over the past more than a month due to Taliban threats, causing problems for local residents.

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    District chief survives bomb blast in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): The Administrative head of the Shinkai district in southern Zabul province survived a roadside bombing, but two of his bodyguards were wounded on Saturday, an official said.

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    3 militants killed, 4 detained in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Three Taliban fighters were killed and four others detained during separate operations in the southern province of Zabul, officials said on Friday.


    Work on building for Zabul hospital begin

    QALAT (PAN): Construction work on a new building for the Qalat Civil Hospital was launched in southern Zabul province on Tuesday. 

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    Would-be suicide bombers shot dead in Zabul

    QALAT (PAN): Two suicide bombers were killed by security forces before they could detonate their explosives in southern Zabul province, the Ministry of Interior said on Sunday.