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    Pakistanis seek havens in Dangam: Senators

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan-based militant groups are employing a variety of tactics to make permanent sanctuaries in the Dangam district in eastern Kunar province and some other border towns, a Senate delegation claimed on Sunday.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Winter set to start with snowfall: Met

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The meteorological departments said on Sunday the current winter season, like the previous one, would get colder with the first snowfall in a couple of days.

    Security and Crime

    5 killed, 10 injured as dogfight turns violent

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): An armed clash occurred during a dogfight in the Jawand district of northwestern Badghis province, leaving five people dead and 10 others wounded, a public representative said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    8 killed, 12 injured in Kapisa, Wardak incidents

    MAHMOOD RAQI/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Five insurgents and three civilians were killed and seven civilians and five rebels injured during separate incidents in Kapisa and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials and residents said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    8 bombs planted in Batikot school defused

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants planted land mines in a school on Saturday night in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday.


    Books donated to Laghman University

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An NGO called “Pul Fikri Karai” donated hundreds of books on different topics to the newly-built Laghman University on Sunday, a member of the organisation said.


    Logar PC members on strike over past 2 weeks

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Members of the provincial council of central Logar have been on strike over the past two weeks to push for the removal of senior officials, including the acting governor.

    Security and Crime

    Taliban plan attack on Nawzad: Police chief

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of Taliban, including Pakistani militants, are preparing to launch a group attack on the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, a senior police officer said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Two journalists beaten up in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two reporters, who were beaten by police in northern Kunduz province, warned on Sunday violence could have adverse effects on media.

    Security and Crime,Culture

    Calls for investigation as journalist laid to rest

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A journalist, who was seriously wounded during a Taliban suicide attack on a French-run school in Kabul, succumbed to his injuries in hospital on Sunday.