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    AIHRC wants illegal armed groups’ disbanded

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) expressed grave concerns over growing incidents of killing, persecution and harassment by illegal armed men in some parts of the country.

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    Commander among 5 rebels killed in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three Taliban bomb-making experts, including a commander, were killed in a blast caused by their own explosives while two others insurgents were killed separately during a clash with police in northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said Sunday.

    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.

    SHEBERGHAN, Aug 21, 2014: Anti-Taliban uprising during an operation against Taliban in their village in northern Jawzjan province.


    2 injured as inmates clash with jail guards

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Taliban inmates clashed with security guards inside the Shiberghan jail in northern Jawzjan province, setting the logistic part on fire on Wednesday.

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    Jawzjan female journalists form union

    SHIBERGHAAN (Pajhwok): The first-ever union of female journalists, pledging to fight for women’s rights in the region, was formed in northern Jawzjan province on Saturday.

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    Hundreds rally against local police in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Saturday staged a protest rally against Afghan Local Police (ALP) in the Nahrin district of northern Baghlan province, demanding dissolution of the force.


    In Jawzjan, saline water a major health hazard

     SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The use of saline and contaminated water has damaged agriculture crops and led to the spread of various diseases in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, officials say.

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    Shiberghan rocket strike wounds girl

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): For the first time in history of the northern Jawzjan province, terrorists fired three rockets into the provincial capital, leaving a girl injured.