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    Tribal elder gunned down in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): Suspected Taliban insurgents gunned down a tribal elder in the Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday, an official said.


    1,500 families to benefit from new bridge in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): A120-metre long cable bridge over Helmand River has been completed, benefitting about 1,500 families in the southern province of Nimroz, officials and residents said on Tuesday.

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    Taliban burn elders' bodies, kill private guards

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Taliban fighters killed two tribal elders and set on fire their bodies to avenge the death of their shadow district chief in the northern province of Sari-i-Pul, an of

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    Girl killed as rocket hits house in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A young girl was killed and her six family members were wounded when a rocket hit their house in central Kapisa province on Sunday, an official said.

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    Two men sentenced to 15 years in jail for kidnapping

    KABUL(PAN): A primary court sentenced two men to 15 years in jail in connection with a child kidnapping case in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Thursday.

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    21 prisoners released in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): Twenty-one prisoners were released from a prison and another 73 inmates got their jail terms slashed under a presidential decree in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on T

    Accidents & Disasters

    Five dead in Nimroz accidents

    ZARANJ (PAN): Five people have been killed and six others injured in two separate road accident in the southwestern province of Nimroz, officials said on Saturday.

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    Kidnapped Iranian engineers freed in Farah

    ZARANJ (PAN): More than a dozen Iranian Engineers and two Afghan employees of a road construction company, kidnapped by Taliban militants earlier in the week in western Farah province, were freed o


    Karzai promises dam, other facilities for Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): President Hamid Karzai promised on Wednesday to upgrade southwestern Nimroz province and launch work on the Kamal Khan dam in the near future.

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    Civilian among 3 dead in ISAF airstrike

    ZARANJ (PAN): Two militants and a civilian were killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Wednesday.