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    Exploration work on oil-gas field in Sar-i-Pul begins

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A Chinese firm on Sunday launched exploration work on an oil and gas field at the Amu River’s basin in northern Sar-i-Pul province in presence of high-ranking Afghan officials.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Over 100 schoolgirls poisoned in Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): More than 100 students of Imam Yahya girls’ high school were poisoned on Saturday in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    5 dead, several escape in Sar-i-Pul jailbreak

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): Five people were killed and 31 others wounded during a daring jailbreak that led to the escape of dozens of prisoners in northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Ill-treatment drives student to suicide

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Unable to cope with regular physical abuses by her step family,


    a teenage girl committed suicide  in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    4 militants blown up by own explosives

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): Four mine planters were killed after the explosives they were trying to plant went off prematurely in the Kohistanat district of northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Thursday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods kill 19 in Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Nineteen people were killed, 25 injured and 60 others reported missing after heavy floods ravaged northern Sar-i-Pul and Jawzjan provinces.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Sar-i-Pul flooding kills 4, damages 200 houses

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Four people were killed, five others wounded and hundreds of acres of cropped land washed away by floods in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Corrupt policemen to be fired, warns Mohammadi

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): Interior Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Monday warned of sacking the police officials involved in corruption.



    Accidents & Disasters

    28 washed away by floods; Karzai orders help for victims

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): At least 28 villagers lost their lives and four others went missing after heavy floods hit a wedding party in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Ex-fighters to undergo vocational training

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): More than 500 former fighters who joined the government-initiated peace process would be provided vocational training in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Thursday.