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    ISAF helicopter makes hard-landing in Paktika

    SHARAN (PAN): A helicopter belonging to NATO-led forces was involved in a hard-landing in southeastern Paktika province, injuring a soldier, the alliance said on Saturday, but the rebels claimed do

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    Man sets family members on fire in Paktika

    SHARAN (PAN): A man set his family members on fire in Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province, killing a woman and injuring six others, an official said on Monday.

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    2 Afghan soldiers killed in suicide blast

    SHARAN (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and five civilians were wounded in a suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    80 militants killed in Paktika airstrike

    KABUL/SHARAN (PAN): Up to 80 Taliban insurgents have been killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in southeastern Paktika province near the Pakistan border, an official said on Saturday.


    Projects worth $15m executed in Paktika: governor

    SHARAN (PAN): Different development projects, costing $15 million, have been completed in southeastern Paktika province during the last six months, the provincial governor said on Monday.


    Teachers warn of protest against non-payment of salaries

    SHARAN (PAN): Teachers in southeastern Paktika province are threatening to go on strike unless they receive their salaries which they say have not been paid since the beginning of the school year.

    Security and Crime

    Militants attack NATO base in Paktika

    SHARANA (PAN): A group of armed Taliban attacked the joint headquarters of NATO and Afghan forces in the southeastern province of Paktika early Monday morning, officials said.

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    33 insurgents killed in Paktika operations

    SHARAN (PAN): Up to 33 Taliban were killed in two separate operations by NATO forces in southeastern Paktika province, the alliance said on Tuesday.

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    Weapons handed over to DIAG in Paktia

    PAKTIA (PAN) Dozens of weapons were handed over the regional disarmament commission in southeastern Paktia province, officials said.

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    40 militants killed in Paktika: official

    SHARAN/KABUL (PAN): As many as 40 Taliban militants were killed in a joint Afghan and NATO operation in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Monday, but NATO put the death toll at seven insurgents.