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    Poppy eradication campaign runs into snags

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Citing lack of resources and time, an official on Monday said that a poppy eradication campaign in southern Kandahar province has been restricted to Maiwand district only.


    2 policemen dead in Kandahar infighting

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two policemen have been killed and as many wounded in an insider attack in southern Kandahar province, an official said Sunday.


    65 tonnes of expired medicines torched

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Public Health Department officials on Saturday set afire expired and low quality medicines weighing 65 tonnes in southern Kandahar province.

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    Policeman guns down 3 in Arghandab

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman has gunned down two of his relatives and a commander in the Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, a source said on Friday.

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    Spin Boldak attack ends with killing of 5 bombers

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five suicide bombers and three border police guards were killed after the bombers laced with guns stormed a logistical border police base in the Spin Boldak town of southern Kandahar province on Wednesday night, an official said.


    Mirwais mausoleum park being renovated

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial Information and Culture Department on Tuesday launched reconstruction work on a park at the Mirwais Neeka mausoleum in the capital city of southern Kandahar province.

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    2 suicide bombers attack ISAF convoy

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two suicide bombers attacked an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops in southern Kandahar province on Saturday.


    Policeman, NDS agent killed in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman and an intelligence official were killed and three others wounded in separate incidents in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.


    Kandahar municipality razes 20 shops

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty shops constructed in violation of a master plan were destroyed by municipality in the capital of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday

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    Kandahar blast leaves 2 children dead

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Two Kuchi (nomadic) children were killed following an explosion in the Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.