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    Opium, hashish seized near Iranian border

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have seized 218 kilograms of narcotics in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Monday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    1 dead, 72 injured in road accidents

    ZARANJ/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 72 others were wounded in two separate crashes in southwestern Nimroz and central Parwan provinces on Sunday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Nimroz rebel group joins peace process

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A 10-member insurgent group on Tuesday joined the government initiated peace process in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said.


    Good governance linked to tackling graft

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The residents of southwestern Nimroz province said corruption was the root of all problems and the good governance would be a mere dream without rooting out the menace.

    Security and Crime

    2 children dead in Nimroz rocket attack

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Two Madrassa students aged ten and 11 respectively were killed and the third one injured on Monday after a rocket exploded near their Madrassa, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

    JALALABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday detained six people on charges of trafficking more than one ton of narcotics in eastern Nangarhar and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Al Qaeda suspect captured in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ, ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Security officials have captured an Al Qaeda suspect disguised as a woman in northern Kunduz province, police said on Thursday.


    Badakhshan University gets new girls’ hostel

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed hostel for girls was on Wednesday inaugurated on the university campus in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Prisoners languishing beyond jail terms freed

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A number of prisoners, including insurgents, were released on Saturday from the central jail in southwestern Nimroz province in compliance with a special presidential decree, an official said.


    Losing runners take to streets against IECC

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Like other provinces, losing provincial council candidates on Wednesday staged a rally in southwestern Nimroz province, accusing the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) of counting invalidated votes as valid at seven polling stations.