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SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A kid was killed and his father sustained critical injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in northern Jawzjan province on Tuesday, an official said. The incident took place when a gas cylinder exploded inside a shop, Sayyed... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down a teacher in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday. Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faqeer Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mohammad Khan, the teacher, was shot... read more
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The residents of Khwaja Duko district of northwestern Jawzjan province on Thursday warned their homes were still vulnerable to seasonal floods if steps were not taken to protect the riversides of the district. In April 2014... read more
MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Five militants and two policemen have been killed and seven others wounded in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province while two civilians were killed in Jawzjan province, officials said on Thursday. Abdul... read more
SHABARGHAN (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen kidnapped two Pakistani engineers on Sunday with their Afghan driver in northern Jawzjan province, officials said.Brig. Gen. Faqir Muhammad Jawzjani, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan news that... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Three people were killed and 11 others wounded during a suicide bombing in northern Jawzjan province on Monday, officials said.The attack in Aqcha district left a policeman, a woman and a man dead, the acting district chief,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Two Turkish nationals, working for an Afghan company, were freed after one and a half months in captivity in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday. The men, working for the Paikal Hide Company, were abducted... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Security officials said on Monday they had recovered 2,324 expired infusion bags sold by the public health department in northern Jawzjan province. Intelligence operatives seized the drips, which were stolen from public health... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Twenty Taliban and a policeman were killed during a clash in the northern province of Jawzjan, an official said on Friday. The bodies of the insurgents killed in Thursday's clash were lying at the scene in the Artcho village... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Thirty fighters, including three commanders, joined the reconciliation process in northern Jawzjan province on Monday, an official said. Militant commanders Mullah Karim, Mullah Akhtar and Mullah Majeed, who turned in weapons to... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A clean drinking water supply project benefitting nearly 44,000 families in 178 villages of northern Jawzjan province has been completed, an official said on Wednesday. The project, which was inaugurated on Wednesday by officials... read more
AIBAK (PAN): After the recovery of four dead bodies, the death toll from rain-induced floods in northern Samangan has reached six, an official said on Monday. A day earlier, two people were reported killed in the flooding that was caused by heavy... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A large number of women from poor families completed 10 different courses in the northern province of Jawzjan on Wednesday, an official said. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the courses,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): As many as 19 Taliban insurgents, including three commanders, have been killed and several others wounded in clashes with security forces in northern Jawzjan and Kunduz province, officials said on Tuesday. Seventeen militants,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): One militant was killed and three others suspects were captured alive during clashes with Afghan and international troops in northern Jawzjan and Kunduz provinces, officials said on Sunday. Taliban fighters attacked the vehicle of... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Dozens of Taliban insurgents joined the peace process in northern Jawzjan province on Thursday, an official said. A 35-member rebel group shunned the militancy in the Qush Tepa district and announced support for the government,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Equipped with modern facilities, the first-ever fitness centre for women in northern Jawzjan province was inaugurated in Shiberghan, the provincial capital, on Wednesday evening, an official said. Two female trainers would impart... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Several development projects were launched as part of the second round of the National Solidarity Programme in and around Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday. Rural Rehabilitation... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Four Taliban commanders were among nine people killed in an airstrike by NATO-led forces in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. The rebel commanders were identified as Damullah, Hashmatullah, Mullah Sharif and... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): As many as 18 Taliban fighters were killed in a clash with a joint Afghan-international security force in northern Jawzjan province on Friday, the third day of an ongoing operation, an official said. The gun-battle broke out as... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A woman and a girl hanged themselves to death for unknown reasons in separate incidents in northern Jawzjan province, police said on Thursday. One of the dead, Razia, a 12-grade student, was found dead in her house in Shiberghan,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Tillā Tapa, the hill where the Bactrian hoard was discovered in 1978, is constantly being excavated by treasure hunters. Nowadays, Tillā Tapa, or Mound of Gold in Dari, looks like a circular mound of soil and it is the damaged... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): About 1,500 people working in Shiberghan city have been unemployed since December as the municipality has suspended the gas supply to bakeries, hotels and brick kilns to conserve more fuel for homes. The department of Propane Gas... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): One man tied a rope around the neck of a dog, threw the rope over a tree branch to a colleague, who pulled the rope tight. The dog struggled, roared, whimpered and then fell quiet. Mohammad Murad, one of the two men, is an... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been assigned with ensuring security of gas reserves in the northern province of Jawzjan, an official said on Wednesday. "We had asked the Ministry of Interior Affairs deputing for a... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Afghan security forces killed eight Taliban fighters during clashes in northern Jawzjan province, a senior police officer said on Thursday. The gunbattles erupted on Wednesday night when the insurgents attacked the security forces... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Wheat cultivation in rain-fed areas of northern Jawzjan province is expected to fall by 60 percent due to a lack of rains and snowfall this year, officials and farmers said on Wednesday. Jawzjan has inadequate irrigation water,... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Doctors in the capital of northern Jawzjan province on Saturday went on strike against the arrest of their colleague by the prosecution office. Dr Ajmal was arrested for a "flawed examination" of a dead body three years... read more
SHIBERGHAN: The revenue of northern Jawzjan province has increased by 55 percent in the first nine months of the ongoing solar year, compared to the same period last year, officials said on Saturday. "The revenue in the first nine months this year... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Tribal elders and scholars in the northern province of Jawzjan have banned expensive engagement and wedding ceremonies so that young men will marry their brides more quickly. The ban, announced on Saturday, was welcomed by local... read more
SHEBARGHAN (PAN): The body of a woman who hanged herself due to a family dispute was found in the northern province of Jawzjan on Sunday, an official said. A mother of two, Shah Jahan hanged herself two days back in the Batikot village of Aqcha... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Three Taliban were detained during a police operation in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Wednesday. The operation was carried out late Tuesday in Aqcha and Khwaja Dukho districts, Jawzjan police chief, Brig. Gen.... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Afghan security forces have arrested 30 suspected militants during an operation in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday. The operation started at 4am on Friday in Mamlak village of Faizabad district and will... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Twenty-one development schemes, benefiting more than 2,000 people, have been executed in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Sunday. Costing about 20 millions afghanis ($444,000), the projects in Qush Tipa district were... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Two would-be suicide attackers were arrested while the decapitated body of a schoolteacher was found in northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Monday.The two detainees, who had been chased from Faryab province, were arrested... read more
(UPDATE 1)SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A NATO airstrike in northern Jawzjan province killed four police and wounded another 13, officials said on Saturday.Afghan army and police had come under attack from the Taliban on Friday night in Darzab district and... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): A NATO airstrike in northern Jawzjan province killed four police and wounded another 13, a security official said on Saturday. The strike on Friday in Darzab district was called in by Afghan security forces, said the provincial... read more
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and six others wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Monday.The blast happened in the Qush Tepa district at 3pm, the... read more

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