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    Ghazni Taliban publicly execute alleged killer

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban publicly shot dead a man allegedly involved in theft and killing cases in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, the town’s administrative chief said on Friday.

    Security and Crime,Agriculture

    Wheat crop torched in Ghazni gunbattle

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat crop on eight acres of land was gutted to ashes as a result of a clash between militants and security forces in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.  

    Security and Crime

    Pillion riding banned in Ghazni

    HAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): In the wake of mounting attacks, the authorities have banned pillion riding in southern Ghazni province, the governor’s spokesman said.

    Security and Crime

    2 security officials, 9 militants killed in clashes

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two security forces men and nine rebels were killed in separate incidents in southern Ghazni and Helmand provinces, officials said Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    Woman, child killed in militants attack in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two persons have been killed and three others wounded when a mortar shell fired by militants landed inside a home in Ander district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Friday.

    Security and Crime

    one deminer killed, 8 injured in militants attack


    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A rocket attack fired by militants’ left one person of a demining team dead and eight others wounded in southern Ghazni province, an official said Wednesday.

    Security and Crime,Business & Economics

    Dam revenue ends up in Taliban’s pockets

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said most of the revenue from the Sarda dam in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province is pocketed by the Taliban militants.


    6 polling sites stay closed in Farah, Ghazni

    FARAH/GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Three polling centres in western Farah and as many in southern Ghazni province could not open due to security threats, officials said on Saturday.


    Kidnapped teachers may be freed

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Taliban may release kidnapped Kandahar University teachers after the June 14 runoff election, officials said on Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Gunmen kill university student, mother

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a girl student along with her mother and wounded two others in the Moqur district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.