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    9 militants lay down arms in Kunar

    ASSADABAD (Pajhwok): A nine-member group of rebels has laid down arms, joining the peace process in eastern Kunar province, a senior official said on Monday.


    Kunar elders announce support to new govt

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and religious scholars on Saturday held a gathering in eastern Kunar province, announcing their support to the new government.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistan slows down shelling after BSA signing

     ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday said Pakistan has slowed down rocket shelling into eastern Kunar province but has not stopped yet.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Taliban kill students on spying charges

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed rebels have killed two students in eastern Kunar province on charges of spying on them, an official said on Saturday.


    Kunaris want poll results announced forthwith

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Businessmen and common people in eastern Kunar province have urged the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to announce final results from the June presidential runoff election at the earliest.

    Accidents & Disasters

    Kunar head-on collision claims 4 lives

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four people were killed in a head-on collision in the Sarkano district of eastern Kunar province on Monday, the police chief said.

    Security and Crime

    LeT men among 10 killed in separate incidents

    TIRINKOT/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents, including two fighters of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have been killed during incidents in Kunar, Uruzgan and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Sunday.

    Security and Crime

    Soldiers among 18 killed in Kunar clashes

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 15 insurgents were killed and 17 others wounded during clashes in eastern Kunar province on Saturday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    Taliban torch Kunar ALP personnel’s houses

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants torched the houses of seven Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel, taking hostage a dozen civilians in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    2 insurgents killed in attack on police post

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed militants stormed a police post on the boundary between eastern Nuristan and Kunar provinces and the ensuing fight left two insurgents dead and as many wounded, a police officer said on Tuesday.