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    11 militants killed in Faryab airstrike

    MAIMANA (PAN): Eleven militants were killed and three others, including a Taliban shadow district chief, injured in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) air raid in northwestern Faryab province, the Afghan military said on Friday.

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    NGO doctor, driver abducted in Faryab

    MAIMANA (PAN): A doctor working for the Coordination of Afghan Relief (CoAR), an Afghan non-profit organisation, and his driver were abducted by suspected insurgents in northern Faryab province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Faryab school blown up by Taliban

    MAIMANA (PAN): Taliban militants blew up a school in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said on Thursday.


    New radio goes on air in Faryab

    MAIMANA (PAN): The first- ever radio station, aimed at airing health-related programmes, started operating in northern Faryab province on Saturday.

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    276 militants join peace process

    MAIMANA/HERAT CITY (PAN): More than 270 Taliban fighters have joined the peace process in Badghis, Faryab and Helmand provinces, officials said on Wednesday.

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    Antiques smuggling bid thwarted

    MAIMANA (PAN): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) seized 22 antiques, intended to be smuggled abroad, in northern Faryab province, officials said on Monday.

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    Four militants wearing police uniform killed in Helmand

    KABUL (PAN): US Marines killed four Taliban fighters disguised in police uniform in southern Helmand province, a hotbed of Taliban activity, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Three charred bodies found in Faryab

    MIAMANA (PAN): Police have found three dead bodies, charred beyond recognition, in northern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday.

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    Taliban kill 2 kidnapped engineers in Faryab

    MAIMANA (PAN): Taliban have killed two kidnapped engineers working for a local company in captivity in northern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday.

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    Road blockade sends commodity prices soaring

    MIAMANA (PAN): Heavy snowfall has blocked a road connecting Kohistan district to the capital Miamian in northern Faryab province over the past one week, officials and residents said on Saturday.