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Warhead explosion claims lives of two children in Kunar

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Feb 10, 2016 - 11:16
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two children were killed as a result of a warhead blast of a shell in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Wednesday. The incident took place in Manogi district on Tuesday evening when the shell a boy and his sister were...
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Kunar governor’s convoy comes under attack

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Jan 27, 2016 - 21:00
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A convoy of vehicles carrying the governor and other senior officials came under attack in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, but there were no casualties.
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Kunaris support Saudi Arabia in row with Iran

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Jan 26, 2016 - 20:58
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of tribal elders and religious scholars on Tuesday gathered in eastern Kunar province and voiced their support for Saudi Arabia in the kingdom’s row with Iran, saying the protection of the sacred places was duty of every Muslim.
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Protesters demand power dam’s construction in Kunar

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Jan 21, 2016 - 18:14
ASADABAD (Pajhowk): Hundreds of people on Thursday staged a protest demonstration in eastern Kunar province, demanding the construction of a hydropower dam in the province. One of the participants, Maulvi Mohammad Anwar, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Mortar blast leaves four children dead in Kunar

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Jan 15, 2016 - 12:21
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four children were killed by a blast from an unexploded mortar shell in the eastern province of Kunar, an official said on Friday.
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2 Afghan soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Kunar, Laghman

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Jan 06, 2016 - 20:42
ASADABAD/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and four militants have been killed during separate incidents in eastern Kunar and Laghman provinces, officials said on Wednesday.
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Kunar revenue increases by 30pc, says official

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Jan 03, 2016 - 14:05
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The revenue department head for eastern Kunar province on Sunday said they had collected 30 percent more revenue this year than the target the Ministry of Finance had set for the province. The ministry had set the provincial...
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Blast inside Shegal education office damages 3 rooms

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Dec 29, 2015 - 19:40
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A blast inside the education office of Shegal district of eastern Kunar province on Tuesday destroyed three rooms of the department but there were no casualties, an official said.
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Kunar elders renew support to Afghan forces

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Dec 03, 2015 - 18:15
ASADABAD/QALAT (Pajhwok): Dozens of tribal elders on Thursday attended a gathering announcing their support for the Afghan security forces, as elsewhere 100 policemen completed training in southern Zabul province, officials said.
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Kunar elders oppose creation of private militias

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Nov 28, 2015 - 19:08
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Dozens of tribal elders in eastern Kunar province on Saturday voiced their opposition to the creation of private militias against insurgents.
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3 of a family dead, 8 wounded in Kunar roof cave-in

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Nov 25, 2015 - 12:56
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three members of a family were killed and eight others wounded when the roof of their room caved in the Sarkani district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Wednesday. Mohammad Hanif Khairkhwa, the district chief, told...
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Kunar university students decry lack of facilities

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Nov 22, 2015 - 17:58
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Students of Syed Jamaluddin Afghan University in eastern Kunar province say they are faced with numerous problems on the campus and urge government officials to address them. The university was established six years ago in front...
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Botched car bombing fails to hit target in Asadabad

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Nov 21, 2015 - 12:29
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): An explosives-laden car went off on the outskirts of Asadabad, the capital of eastern Kunar province, before reaching the target, an official said on Saturday. The car, parked on the bank of Peach Dara River in Asadabad, exploded...
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15-member rebel group reconciles in Kunar

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Nov 17, 2015 - 20:01
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A 15-member group of Taliban militants has joined the Afghan government-initiated peace process in eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Tuesday.
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Islamic State has started recruiting in Kunar: Waziri

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Nov 09, 2015 - 21:27
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The 201 Selab Military Corps commander on Monday said the Islamic State or Daesh group had started recruiting in eastern Kunar province and was planning attacks, but Afghan security forces would subdue it. Brig. Gen. Mohammad...
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Drone kills 2 Pakistani militants in Kunar

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Nov 01, 2015 - 15:10
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two Pakistani militants were killed in a NATO drone strike in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday night in Shultan valley of Shegal district that borders Pakistan, Kunar police...
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Key Al Qaeda member killed in Kunar drone strike

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Oct 30, 2015 - 16:32
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A key Al Qaeda member and his two guards were killed in a drone strike in Ghaziabad district of eastern Kunar province, officials said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday night in Darin area, killing a foreign member...
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No female nurses in eight districts of Kunar

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Oct 14, 2015 - 21:10
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Male nurses have been working in some districts of eastern Kunar province instead of female nurses, health officials said on Wednesday. During an evaluation gathering of the Midwifery and Nursing Institute in Asadabad, the Basic...
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Corrupt officials to face music: Kunar governor

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Oct 04, 2015 - 17:43
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Government employees involved in corruption would be brought to justice, the governor of eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.
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28 civilians wounded in Asadabad explosion

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Sep 20, 2015 - 16:41
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 28 civilians were wounded in a magnetic bomb explosion in Asadabad, the capital of eastern Kunar province, on Sunday, an official said.
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