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    Drug lab destroyed in Nimroz, 9 arrested

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police have destroyed a drug laboratory after in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Sunday.


    Iran continues to expel legal Afghan refugees

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Despite having legal residency documents, Afghan refugees continue to be expelled from neighbouring Iran, an official alleged on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    2 smugglers held; narcotics torched in southwest

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police detained two men along with 200 grams of drugs close to Iran border in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Monday.

    Security and Crime

    6 of a family wounded in mortar attack

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): At least six people of a family, including three children, have been wounded in a mortar attack in the Khashrod district of southwestern Nimroz province said, an official said on Tuesday.

    Business & Economics,Reconstruction

    New warehouses constructed in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The construction of two large warehouses at the Customs Department in southwestern Nimroz province has been completed, an official said on Sunday.

    Business & Economics,Migration,Features

    Number of illegal migrants to Iran soars

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The number of youth illegally travelling to Iran in search of jobs via Nimroz province has doubled and those deported from the neighbouring country are stuck here, unable to pay for their home journey.


    Loose border controls a boon to drug smugglers

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Loose controls of the Afghanistan-Iran borders have long been spurring drug trafficking in Nimroz province -- a frequent scene of clashes between security forces and smugglers.


    Nimroz militants encourage poppy cultivation

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The Taliban are encouraging -- and forcing in some instances -- farmers to grow the illicit poppy crop in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.


    Angry protestors shut 2 Nimroz offices

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Angry over snail-paced work on a water supply project, protestors on Sunday shut the Rural Development Department in southwestern Nimroz province, prompting public representatives to close their office.

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    Kung residents complain of lousy road

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A 12 kilometres road, connecting Kung district and Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz province, is being constructed, an official said on Tuesday.