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    5 policemen killed in Maiwad bomb attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen were killed in a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.


    Call for infrastructure projects in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Dozens of youth on Tuesday staged a protest in southern Kandahar province, asking the new government to launch key infrastructure projects there.

    Business & Economics

    Gas price hike blamed on smuggling

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The smuggling of liquefied gas to Pakistan has resulted in increased prices of the commodity in southern Kandahar province, dealers alleged on Thursday.

    Security and Crime,Interviews

    2nd phase of Operation Bawar soon: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A senior military official on Monday said the “Operation Bawar” had been successful in southern Kandahar province and the offensive’s second phase would be launched soon.

    Security and Crime

    6 ALP personnel join Taliban in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Six members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force have joined Taliban in the Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.


    Kandahar students no more without books: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Primary schoolchildren have been without text books in southern Kandahar province over the past six years, a problem now stands resolved, an official said on Monday.


    Kandahar students pay bribes for certificates

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Students in southern Kandahar province complained on Sunday that they had to bribe education department officials for getting their 12th grade certificates.


    18th century Kandahar mosque being repaired

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Kandahar Municipality announced on Thursday repairing the historic Mullah Shal Mosque of the 18th century that was damaged by the construction of commercial centre in the southern province.


    Elders from south blast unity govt idea

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders, religious and political figures from southern provinces staged a protest demonstration on Sunday against the proposed formation of a coalition government.

    Security and Crime

    3 municipality workers injured in blast

     KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three workers of the Kandahar Municipality were wounded on Wednesday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the southern province, an official said.