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Taliban start digging Ghazni mines, claims governor

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Feb 10, 2016 - 15:18
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have started digging mines in southern Ghazni province, the governor claimed on Wednesday, but the rebels denied. Governor Mohammad Aman Hamim told reporters here that the armed insurgents had started extracting...
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Giro healthcare centre remains closed after 6 years

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Feb 08, 2016 - 18:24
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Giro district in southern Ghazni province say the only healthcare centre in the town has been closed for the past six years, with patients facing hardships. Mohammad Gul, a resident of Mazar area of the district,...
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16 quakes hit Ghazni since Thursday, causing panic

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Feb 03, 2016 - 16:07
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Consecutive earthquakes since a week have worried residents of southern Ghazni province. Ghazni residents said 16 quakes rocked districts since last Thursday, causing panic but no financial damage or casualties. They said a...
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Commander among 3 ALP men killed in Ghazni blast

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Jan 13, 2016 - 18:57
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander and his two bodyguards were killed in a roadside bombing in Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province on Wednesday, an official said.
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Own bomb kills commander among 4 rebels in Ghazni

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Jan 12, 2016 - 16:45
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A commander was among four Taliban militants killed in a blast caused by their own explosives in Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, police said.
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2 kidnapped Afghan soldiers found dead in Ghazni

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Jan 04, 2016 - 22:08
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two Afghan National Army soldiers were found dead near the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province on Monday, a week after they had been kidnapped by Taliban militants, police said.
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Ghazni residents still reliant on home remedies, quackery

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Dec 27, 2015 - 19:47
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of remote areas of southern Ghazni province still use primitive methods of medical treatment, a practice that has resulted in serious health hazards problems for many. Naeemullah, a resident of the Tapoor area of Deh...
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Most Ghazni PC members absent from office

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Dec 24, 2015 - 16:01
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of provincial council members and residents of southern Ghanzi province say most members of the council are busy performing their personal tasks and do not attend meetings. Under the civil servant law, government...
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Ghazni militants abduct 3 civilians, beat up robbers

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Dec 20, 2015 - 14:27
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters have abducted two civilians in the restive southern province of Ghazni, officials said on Sunday. On Sunday morning, the rebels disembarked five civilians, including three women, from a car in the Mushak area...
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15 Taliban militants killed in Ghazni ambush

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Dec 14, 2015 - 15:09
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Monday said 15 militants were killed during an ambush by security forces in Ab-Band district of southern Ghazni province. Gen. Ghulam Haidar Nikpai, the 203 rd Thunder Military Corps commander, told Pajhwok...
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Children among 11 of a family injured in Ghazni mortar fire

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Dec 04, 2015 - 12:56
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen members of a family were injured when a stray mortar shell hit their house in the Zankhan district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Friday. The district administrative head, Ahmad Zia Yaqubi,...
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Joblessness, insecurity behind Ghazni youth migration

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Nov 30, 2015 - 15:22
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A number of residents of southern Ghazni province on Monday said joblessness and other problems were forcing the youth into fleeing to foreign countries through smuggling routes. A resident of old city of Adnar district,...
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80 cases of violence against women recorded in Ghazni

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Nov 26, 2015 - 15:53
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eighty incidents of violence against women have been reported during the past one year in southern Ghazni province, an official said Thursday.
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Hundreds rally against district police chief in Ghazni

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Nov 20, 2015 - 16:23
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Friday staged a protest rally in the Muqar district of southern Ghazni province, blocking the Kabul-Kandahar highway for one hour. Some 500 people took to the streets after some individuals visited the...
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ALP forces kidnap Andar women for ransom

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Nov 17, 2015 - 15:25
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Andar district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday alleged Afghan Local Police (ALP) have been kidnapping women at gunpoint to demand money for their release. Mohammadullah, a resident of Kabli area of the...
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Beheaded bodies of Jaghori residents on way to Ghazni

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Nov 09, 2015 - 15:58
GHAZNI/QALAT (Pajhwok): The bodies of civilians, including four women, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in southern Zabul province, are being shifted to the provincial capital of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Monday...
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Threats to journalists on the increase in Ghazni

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Nov 07, 2015 - 16:25
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Journalists in southern Ghazni province say Taliban militants and government officials create problems for them during work and sometimes threaten them with elimination. They expressed their concerns a day after Taliban...
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Fearing Taliban attacks, residents stop visiting Ghazni City

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Nov 03, 2015 - 14:55
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday said they avoided visiting the provincial capital for purchasing necessary commodities for fear of Taliban attacks.
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Population of drug addicts on increase in Ghazni City

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Oct 25, 2015 - 15:13
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Narcotics are being openly sold in southern Ghazni province and as a result, the number of drug addicts is on the increase, officials of a drug addicts rehabilitation centre say. Nasraullah Naeemi, the centre head, told...
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Commuters in trouble as Taliban roadblock continues

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Oct 14, 2015 - 16:08
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban kept the Kabul-Kandahar highway blocked for a third day on Wednesday, adding to the miseries of stranded commuters who are spending nights under the open skies in southern Ghazni province. The insurgents blocked...
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