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    Ghazni

    Women,Education

    Insecurity, cultural restrictions hampering Ghazni education

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial education department official on Wednesday said growing insecurity and tradition related restrictions were hampering education in southern Ghazni province.



    Security and Crime

    Leader among 3 anti-Taliban militiamen killed

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A public uprising group commander was killed along with three companions during a clash with insurgents in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Monday, officials said.



    Governance

    1 killed, 3 injured in Ghazni explosion

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): One child was killed and three others, including a girl, were injured in a bomb blast in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    5 Ghazni polling stations under attack

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Clashes were ongoing as insurgents attacked five polling stations in Andar and Deh Yak districts of southern Ghazni province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Ghazni officials rebuff Taliban’s threat

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in southern Ghazni province on Thursday rebuffed Taliban’s threat to disrupt Saturday’s elections, saying security forces were poised to frustrate anti-state plots.



    Security and Crime

    9 insurgents blown up by own bombs

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Nine armed rebels were killed and two police injured in three separate incidents in southern Ghazni province, the interior ministry said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    8 dead as passenger bus overturns in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed on Friday when a passenger bus overturned in southern Ghazni province, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    8 including journalist detained in Ghazni raid

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A journalist with the Killid Group and seven other civilians were detained during an Afghan-led operation in southern Ghazni province, officials and residents claimed on Thursday.



    Migration

    Govt, residents dispute land ownership

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok):  Powerful individuals have encroached on large parts of a township the government has devoted to returning families in southern Ghazni province, officials claimed on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    3 militants blown up by own bomb

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants were killed by the roadside bomb they were planting in southern Ghazni province on Monday, an official said.