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    5 of a family, religious scholar gunned down

    PUL-I-KHMRI/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead five members of a family and a religious scholar in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday.


    Nimroz bomb blast kills 3 civilians


    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three civilians including a woman and a child were killed and three others injured as in a bomb explosion in southern Nimroz province on Sunday.

    Business & Economics

    Nimroz revenue sees huge boost

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The revenue of western Nimroz custom has significantly increased during the first half of the ongoing financial year, an official said on Sunday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Dust storm in Nimroz disrupts flights

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A dust storm in southwestern Nimroz province brought routine life to a halt, disrupting air traffic, an official said on Thursday. 


    21-km road being asphalted in Nimroz

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Work on asphalting a 21-kilometre road, benefitting a large number of residents, was launched in southwestern Nimroz province on Saturday, an official said.


    Helmand rebels encourage farmers to grow poppy crop

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): In yet another tragic development, Taliban force farmers to grow poppy in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Saturday.

    Business & Economics

    Nimroz customs incurs 20m afs losses daily

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The customs department of southwestern Nimroz province incurred 20 million afghanis in losses on a daily basis due to ongoing protests by crude oil businessmen, an official said on Monday.


    Role of tribes in peace process underlined

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The governor of western Nimroz province on Wednesday described the role of tribes as very productive in consolidating peace and urged the rebels to return to normal life.


    Violence against women linked to addiction

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Incidents of violence against women have recently increased in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Sunday.


    Nimroz insecurity a bigger threat to runoff vote

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): People of southwestern Nimroz province expressed grave concern over growing insecurity ahead of runoff election slated for June 14, an official said on Tuesday.