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AIBAK (Pajhwok): Teen-aged boys have a distinct advantage over the older miners of Dara-e-Sauf, a coal-rich area in northern Samangan province. Burrowed into the foothills of the Hindu Kush is a vast network of dark, narrow shafts running as deep as... read more
KABUL (PAN): The Taliban killed three civilians, including a father and his son, in the Dasht-i-Archi district of northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, local officials said, but the rebels denied involvement in the incident.The fighters shot dead a... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Hundreds of residents including tribal elders, influential and Ulama, urge the government to stop militiamen from harassing people in northern Kunduz province.The militia is a voluntary armed tribal force created by locals to... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Scared of gun-toting militants sneaking into northern Kunduz province from Pakistan, residents want the government to take urgent measures to stop their infiltration.Chahar Dara, Dasht-i-Archi and Aliabad districts are becoming... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A local policeman shot dead his commander and his bodyguard at a checkpoint in northern Kunduz Province, an official said on Wednesday.“The shooting took place late Tuesday night in the Mirshikh area, on the outskirts of Chahardara... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three individual had been detained by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) for having links to the Taliban in northern Kunduz province, the alliances said on Tuesday.In a brief statement, ISAF said the individuals... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/MAIMANA (PAN): Six shepherds and more than 1,500 sheep have died due to heavy snowstorms and avalanches in northern Kunduz and Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.Four shepherds were killed along with their 500 sheep in the Dasht-... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A Tribal militiaman killed his wife for giving birth to a baby girl in the northern province of Kunduz , officials said on Monday.Sher Mohammad, 30, strangled his 22 years old spouse, Storai, with the help of his mother in the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Unidentified gunmen shot dead one customs employee and kidnapped three others in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Sunday.The Sher Khan Port customs employees were travelling in car that intercepted by gunmen in the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A girls' school with the capacity to accommodate nearly 1,400 students was inaugurated in capital of northern Kunduz province on Thursday, officials said.The two-storey school had 16 classrooms, eight administrative rooms, a water... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A woman shot herself dead with her husband's illegal gun in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.Shah Jehan committed suicide on Tuesday night in the Sai Darak area of the provincial capital, Kunduz City, Col.... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A tribal militia commander was gunned downed and his bodyguard injured in a Taliban ambush in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.Commander Nasim was ambushed late on Tuesday in the Kanam area on the outskirts... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Two newly-constructed school buildings were inaugurated in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, an official said.The German-funded buildings for Ahmad Shah Baba and Arzebgi Schools cost $373,000, said Education Director Mohammad... read more
KUNDUZ, Oct 15, 2011: A passenger bus, plunged into a ravine, is seen in Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province. The bus was carrying passengers from northern Takhar province to Kabul.Three passengers were killed and 44 others wounded in... read more
KUNDUZ CITY/FARAH (PAN): At least six civilians were killed and 45 others injured in two separate road accidents in Kunduz and Farah provinces, officials said on Saturday.One of the accidents took place early in the morning when a passenger bus... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): An ethnic leader was wounded in a roadside bombing in northern Kunduz province, where an explosives-laden car was seized by security forces, officials said on Wednesday.The early morning explosion occurred in Charkh Aab area on... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The militia force was impeding the peace and reintegration process in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Monday.The militia is an armed tribal force created of locals to ensure security for their communities without... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Work opportunities have been provided for more than 500 poor women with distribution of chickens by the agriculture department of northern Kunduz province, officials said on Saturday. "I run a poultry farm that has spared me the... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Khanabad district counterterrorism chief was killed and a council member injured in separate attacks in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday. Gul Mohammad, the counterterrorism official, was ambushed late on... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Foreign troops arrested a former Jihadi commander along with six others in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, local officials said Monday, but ISAF insisted the detainees were militants.Abdul Momen, the former... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Payenda Mohammad, chief of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) for District 5 of Kunduz City, was killed and three civilians were injured in a roadside blast in Kunduz, an official said Thursday. Mohammad’s vehicle... read more
KUNDUZ CITYY (PAN): Five people were killed and 22 others, including women and children, were wounded when a powerful blast rocked the centre of Khanabad district in northern Kunduz province late on Friday, police said. The explosives planted on a... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Carpet weavers have been hit hard by thehigh cost of raw materials in northern Kunduz province, officials saidon Wednesday. "Because of the high cost of thread and dyes that are imported from Pakistan, carpet production has... read more
  KUNDUZ CITY (PAN):Carpet weavers have been hit hard by the high cost of raw materials in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday. "Because of the high cost of thread and dyes that are imported from Pakistan, carpet... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A militia commander was killed along with one of his men by a bodyguard in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.  Commander Ismail was killed late on Friday in the Char Tot area of Khanabad district, when... read more
TALOQAN (PAN): Nearly a dozen people were killed and 85 others wounded when a protest demonstration over the deaths of four people in a NATO raid turned violent in northern Takhar province on Wednesday, officials said. Police opened fire at... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Afghan and US-led coalition forces have cleared two districts in Kunduz of militants as a result of an ongoing joint offensive in the north, an official said on Wednesday. KANDUZ CITY (PAN): Afghan and US-led coalition forces... read more
KUNDUZ CITY(PAN): Fifteen people were killed when a fierce gun-battle broke out between militants and tribal militiamen in the Qala Zal district of northern Kunduz province, police said on Monday. The clash erupted when a group of insurgents... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Shir Khan Port Customs House in northern Kunduz province has earned 326 million afghanis in revenue over the past six months, showing a five percent increase over the same period last year, an official said on Monday. "... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Four Taliban militants were killed in a joint NATO and Afghan forces rescue operation to release a provincial council member from a Taliban siege the increasingly restive northern Takhar province, officials said Saturday. At... read more
KABUL(PAN): Two civilians were killed and 15 others wounded when Taliban-fired rockets landed in a district bazaar in southern Ghazni province late Monday, an official said. Two rockets were fired into the Andar district bazaar, hitting a crowd of... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A fierce clash between police and Taliban left one insurgent dead in northern Takhar province, while in neighbouring Kunduz province, foreign forces arrested seven suspects, officials said.Faiz Muhammad Tawhidi, a spokesman for... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Suspected Taliban militants fired several rockets at the German-led Provincial Reconstruction Team office in northern Badakhshan province, the team said on Saturday.The attack in Faizabad, the provincial capital, came hours after... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Afghan intelligence operatives have arrested a prosecutor on the charge of taking bribes in northern Kunduz province, officials said on Wednesday.Abdul Baseer was detained by the National Directorate of Security (NDS) personnel in... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): An Al Qaeda leader was among six operatives killed during a joint operation of Afghan and NATO soldiers in the northern province of Kunduz, a senior official said on Tuesday.The overnight operation was carried out in the Zarkharid... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A remote-controlled bomb blast, targeting a police vehicle, injured three children and a man in the northern province of Kunduz on Monday, an official said.The explosive planted on a bicycle was detonated at 11am when a police pick-up... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): The Taliban have reportedly stoned to death a couple for having illicit relations in northern Kunduz province, an act the provincial governor described as "barbaric".The Pashtun male and Uzbek female were publically stoned in a... read more
KUNDUZ (PAN): A fierce gun-battle between Taliban fighters and police in the Aliabad district of northern Kunduz province left a police officer and six assailants dead, an official said on Saturday.Around 80 Taliban militants attacked the Aliabad... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Six tribal militiamen, including a commander, have been killed by unidentified assailants in the northern province of Kunduz, an official said on Sunday.Commander Hassan was shot dead along with five militiamen in the Ismail... read more
KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A suicide bomber on foot targeting a tribal militia leader exploded himself amid a crowd of people at a playground in this provincial capital of northern Kunduz province late Saturday, killing the commander and three others,... read more

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