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    20 Nimroz polling stations under threat

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Some provincial council candidates on Thursday said 20 polling stations were under high security threat in southwestern Nimroz province.

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    3 Nimroz children killed by mortar shell

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three children were killed on Thursday when a mortar shell hit their house in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.


    Rassoul vows to disarm warlords

    KUNDUZ CITY/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Dr. Zalmai Rassoul on Tuesday warned warlords and strongmen against violating human rights, saying the perpetrators violators would be punished.  

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    665 kilograms drugs seized in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police in southwestern Nimroz province have seized 665 kilograms drugs and the contraband was being smuggled to Iran, an official said Sunday.


    3 women, man mysteriously killed

    ZARANJ (PAN): Three women and a man have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    48 freed from Kunduz, Nimroz prisons

    KUNDUZ/ZARANJ (PAN): Forty-eight prisoners were released from jails in northern Kunduz and western Nimroz provinces, with many inmates complaining of overcrowding, officials said on Monday.

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    3 detained with 746kg of drugs in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): Police detained three drug smugglers after a brief clash and seized 746 kilograms of narcotics in southwestern Nimroz province, an official claimed on Tuesday.

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    7 passengers killed in roadside bombing

    KABUL (PAN): Seven passengers were killed and 15 others injured as the bus they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb in the Dilaram district of western Nimroz province on Sunday, officials said.

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    NDS official survives blast that cuts off power

    ZARANJ (PAN): An intelligence official on Wednesday survived a bomb blast which cut off power supply lines to some parts in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said.

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    2 polio vaccinators abducted in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (PAN): Two polio vaccinators have been abducted by unknown individuals in the Chakhchar district of northwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Monday.