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SAR-I-PUL/MEHTARLAM (PAN): More than a dozen insurgents and three Afghan soldiers were killed in joint operations and an explosion in eastern Laghman and northern Sar-i-Pul provinces, officials said on Saturday.Eight fighters, including two... read more
SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): A former jihadi commander was shot dead as a result of an ambush in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said on Friday.Rahimullah was mistakenly killed by local residents on Thursday night, the acting provincial... read more
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.Chinese state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation... read more
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. Over 100 students from the school were taken to the Sar-i-Pul Civil Hospital after the... read more
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.The jailbreak followed a powerful bomb blast inside... read more
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.Officials said on Sunday said that hundreds of houses were also washed away. The... read more
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.Nearly 200 houses were damaged due to the flooding caused by a hailstorm in... read more
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.The overnight floods washed away the people attending the... read more
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.Participants of the rally on Feb. 5 asked the then governor,... read more
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.Several protests had been held against Governor Syed Anwar Rahmati over the past... read more
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.  The victims died due to on their way to Mazar-i-Sharif for medical treatment, Balkhab... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): An angry mob set ablaze some rooms of the governor’s office in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul on Sunday after a protest turned violent, witnesses said. The protesting people were demanding action against the governor’s guards... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): US soldiers shot dead a newly-hired Afghan guard in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, local officials said on Saturday.Abdul Rahim, the guard, was killed by US soldiers late on Friday night, after he was observed aiming his gun at... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): The Taliban kidnapped three employees, including two engineers, of a private telecommunication company in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Thursday.The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) workers were... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Up to 500 sheep were killed as a result of avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall in the Sancharak district of northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Monday.The incident happened in the Aab Kalan area, where the animals... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter made a precautionary landing in northern Sar-i-Pul province, NATO and Afghan officials said on Friday.The chopper went down due to technical problems in the Pusht Bagh... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Hundreds of people on Sunday rallied against the governor in northern Sar-i-Pul province, asking him to resign after his guard sexually abused a woman.More than 2,000 people attended the rally in Sari-i-Pul city against what they... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A district police chief and a passer-by were wounded in a roadside bombing in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Friday, an official said.Sancharak district police head, Abdul Hakim, was injured in the blast on the way from his... read more
SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): Five civilians, including two women and a child, were killed and three others wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Saturday.The incident happened late on Friday... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A newly-constructed building for the district police headquarters was inaugurated in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul on Saturday, officials said.Having administrative rooms, a dining hall, a conference hall and separate cells for... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): The foundation stone of a mosque was laid in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Thursday.The two-storey Guzar Shahan Mosque, to be constructed on one and a half acre of land, would be completed in six months at a cost... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A seven-member rebel group joined the peace process in the Sayad district of northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Monday.Led by Damullah Namatullah, the insurgents who operated in the Pasta Mazar village also surrendered... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A district police chief and two of his bodyguards were injured in a roadside bombing in northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Sunday.Sayd Habibullah Sadat, the Gosfandi district police head, was attacked late on Saturday in... read more
KABUL (PAN): An unmanned International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) plane crashed in the Suzma Qala district of northwestern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Friday.The drone crashed due to a technical fault late on Thursday, said the... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Two Taliban militants were killed and five others, including a shadow governor for northern Sar-i-Pul province, detained during an operation involving Afghan and foreign troops, officials said on Monday.The operation was carried out... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): An amount of more than $10 million has been set aside to provide work opportunities to surrendering militants in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Saturday. Syed Fazil Razaee, the province peace committee secretary,... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Construction of four secondary schools would resolve the space problem of 2,000 students in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Sunday. The schools are being built in Suzma, Qala, Sancharak and Gosfandi districts,... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Eleven people, including eight Taliban fighters, were killed and five civilians wounded during a joint operation by Afghan and foreign soldiers in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, an official said Saturday. The insurgents and... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A day after a prison riot, the jail superintendent for northern Sar-i-Pul province was dismissed on Thursday, an official said. On Wednesday, inmates demanded the jail superintendent's dismissal and better facilities. The... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A jailbreak attempt by prisoners has been thwarted by security forces in northeastern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Wednesday. Prisoners revolted last night and tried to escape, but Afghan police and soldiers frustrated... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): The Sarancharak police headquarters was inaugurated in the northwestern province of Sar-i-Pul, an official said Tuesday. It took two years to construct the facility, said provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Asadullah Shirzad. A US... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): An international soldier and his Afghan interpreter were injured in a roadside bombing in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, official said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night, when a military vehicle of the... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A rebel commander and 29 of his fighters joined the peace process in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Monday, officials said. Commander Zainullah joined the peace process and surrendered 28 different kinds of the weapons and a walkie... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): One policeman was killed and six others were injured when a police vehicle flipped over in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Sunday. The overnight accident took place in the Oqaf area of Sancharak district, where... read more
SAR-I-PUL/ZARANJ (PAN): A commander was among four Taliban fighters killed during a clash with local police in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said on Saturday. The clash erupted on Friday night in the Khwaja Ygana village of Sayad... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Two newly-constructed school buildings were inaugurated in Sur-i-Pul province, an official said on Saturday. The single-storey buildings, each built over 2.5 acres of land, would resolve the space problem for 1400 students, the... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): One Taliban fighter was killed and another wounded in a clash with police in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Wednesday. The incident took place late on Tuesday night in the Khan Aqa and Sherabad areas on the... read more
SAR-I-PUL CITY (PAN): A teenager girl alleged on Sunday she was raped by her neighbour in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul. She was sexually assaulted two days ago in the Qazi Kinti village on the outskirts of Sar-i-Pul, Shakiba told Pajhwok... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Taliban fighters killed two tribal elders and set on fire their bodies to avenge the death of their shadow district chief in the northern province of Sari-i-Pul, an official said on Saturday. The two had been kidnapped from the... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN):A militant commander joined the peace process along with 10 of his associates in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, an official said on Wednesday. AzizullahArbab and his loyalists announced shunning the insurgency at a ceremony in... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): A clash between residents and Taliban over zakat and usher left one militant dead and six others injured in northern Sar-i-Pul province on Thursday, officials said. The clash broke out in Karez village of Gosfandi district after... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Forty Taliban fighters, including two commanders, have joined the peace process in northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Saturday. Led by commanders Akramuddin and Gulbuddin, the group operated against the government in... read more
SAR-I-PUL (PAN): Three policemen have disappeared in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul, officials said on Wednesday, while the Taliban claimed that a police commander and his 10 policemen had jointed the insurgents. The three policemen had... read more

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