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    Kandahar official succumbs to injuries

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A senior official at the Kandahar governor’s office, Dr. Parvez Najib, succumbed to his injuries late on Friday night, the provincial government said on Saturday.



    Business & Economics

    Iodised salt factory starts production

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The first-ever iodised salt factory started production in the industrial park in southern Kandahar province on Saturday, the governor’s office said.



    Security and Crime

    3 bombers dead in Kandahar battle

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were shot dead after they tried to storm the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Department in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    10 civilians injured in Kandahar suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least ten civilians were hospitalised with injuries after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the capital of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    NATO airstrike kills 14 militants in Zabul

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Fourteen insurgents were killed when NATO aircrafts pounded their positions during an ongoing ground and air offensive in southern Zabul province, the Afghan military said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Flawed survey halts aid to Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): An inaccurate survey prompted donor agencies to stop aid to some government departments in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    India pledges sustained support to Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): During a visit to southern Kandahar province on Monday, the Indian ambassador pledged New Delhi’s sustained support for the war-torn country’s social and development affairs.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Snow lashes Kandahar for 1st time in 30 years

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): The southern province of Kandahar was lashed by snow for the first time in three decades on the night between Sunday and Monday, raising hopes among farmers and orchard owners for adequate water availability.



    Social

    Daman residents protest against municipality

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday held a protest against the municipality’s installation of garbage bins in front of their houses.



    Security and Crime

    Policeman dies in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed in a suicide bombing in southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said.