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    Doctors on strike against boy’s kidnap

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Medical services at the main hospital in northern Kunduz province were suspended on Sunday when doctors, paramedical staff and pharmacy owners went on strike against the kidnapping of a surgeon’s son.



    Agriculture

    Kunduz pistachio yield up by 300 tonnes

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Pistachio production increased by 300 tonnes this year in northern Kunduz province as compared to last year’s harvest, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Kunduz offensive ends with killing of 130 rebels

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said on Wednesday a month-long operation in the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province had ended with the killing of 130 insurgents, with the Taliban still flexing their muscles.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban’s district chief among 10 killed

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief and nine other militants have been killed during separate operations in Kunduz and Sar-i-Pul provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    9 militants killed in Kunduz ambush: police

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Nine militants have been killed and three others wounded during an ongoing offensive in the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Peace Council behind Al-Qaeda man release: Police

     

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council.



    Health

    Maternal mortality rate down in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Despite lack of health care facilities in far-flung areas, the maternal mortality rate has declined in northern Kunduz province, an official claimed on Sunday.



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    8 rebels killed, 25 civilians hurt in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Eight rebels were killed and 25 civilians injured during an offensive in the Chahardara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Kidnapped Kunduz businessman rescued

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three individuals have been arrested on charges of involvement in the kidnapping of a local businessman in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban gaining strength in north: Mohammadi

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Minister of Defence Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Thursday acknowledged militants were gaining strength and vitiating the security situation in the northern Afghanistan.