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    273 incidents of child rights abuses reported

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 273 incidents of violence against children have been registered in southern Kandahar province this solar year, an Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) official said on Thursday.

    Governance,Security and Crime

    Kandahar PC flays Dangam assault

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Condemning insurgent attacks on residents of Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, the Kandahar provincial council (PC) on Thursday asked the government to increase the number of security forces in the troubled town.

    Security and Crime

    3 civilians killed in new violence

    KHOST CITY /KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and as many wounded on Wednesday when militants attacked a village in the Zazai Maidan district of southeastern Khost province.


    Over 2,000 sit entrance exam in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): More than 2,000 high school graduates, including 400 females, on Saturday appeared in the university entry test in southern Kandahar province, an official said.

    Security and Crime,Health

    Doctor gunned down in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a doctor of the Mir Wais Hospital in the 10th police district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said Wednesday.

    Business & Economics,Features

    Kandahar prayer beads become all the rage

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Prayer beads made of Shah Maqsood precious stone in southern Kandahar province have found their way to the international market.

    Security and Crime

    11 dead as Maiwand attack beaten back

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven people were killed on Monday when a group of militants stormed the Maiwand district office complex in southern Kandahar province, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    2 children dead in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two children have been died and as many wounded when an unexploded ordinance went-off in Dhand district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said Monday.

    Security and Crime

    Policeman dead in Kandahar suicide attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and three children wounded as result of a suicide bombing in southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    2 civilians shot dead by ISAF soldiers

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign troops killed two civilians in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official claimed.