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    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.

    Security and Crime

    70 kg of drugs seized near Iran border

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok):  Police seized 70 kilograms of drugs from a car near the Iranian border in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Sunday.


    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.