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    Upsurge in rebel activity worries Sar-i-Pul residents

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province on Sunday said a dramatic upsurge in insurgent activity had shattered their hopes for an improvement in security after hundreds of militants joined the peace process.



    Security and Crime

    Ex-governor’s secretary detained

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): A secretary to the former Sar-i-Pul governor has been arrested on the charge of firing at demonstrators during a rally two months ago, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Martyrs dept. accused of corruption

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): The provincial council, accusing the Department of Martyrs and Disabled Affairs of corruption, on Tuesday asked the ministry concerned to investigate documents of martyrs’ relatives and people with disabilities.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Floods inflict losses on Sar-i-Pul residents

    SAR-I-PUL/CHAGHCHARAN (PAN): Residents of the Kohistanat district of northern Sar-i-Pul province have suffered heavy financial losses, officials said on Sunday.  



    Governance

    Sar-i-Pul residents warn governor against return

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Residents of northern Sar-i-Pul province on Sunday warned of staging a series of protests if the governor, currently in Kabul, returned to his office.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Woman, child die of cold weather

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A woman and her child died as a result of severe cold in the Balkhab district of northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Wednesday.  



    Governance

    Sar-i-Pul governor may be replaced

    SAR-I-PUL (PAN): During a visit to the northern province, a parliamentary delegation on Sunday promised the replacement of the Sar-i-Pul  governor. Residents protested against the official in December.



    SAR-I-PUL: Feb 05, 2012: Police officers try to disperse protesters after they set ablaze some parts of the Governor's House in northern province of Sar-i-Pul on Sunday.

    SAR-I-PUL: Feb 05, 2012: Police officers try to disperse protesters after they set ablaze some parts of the Governor's House in northern province of Sar-i-Pul on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Mob burns Sar-i-Pul governor’s office (Video)

    SAR-I-Pul (PAN): An angry mob set ablaze some rooms of the governor’s office in the northern