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    Security and Crime

    A rebel commander killed in Alingar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A rebel's commander was killed and three others wounded during a clash with security forces in the Alingar district of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Saturday.



    Governance,Social

    Protestors want encroachments removed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of residents on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, asking officials to reopen blocked roads and initiate a drive against encroachments.



    Security and Crime

    Laghman bombing leaves 1 dead, 14 injured

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a bomb blast in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, on Friday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    22 dead in Laghman fighting

     

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fighting between security forces and Taliban has claimed at least 23 lives in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Etisalat boosters torched in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen torched two boosters of the Etisalat telecom company in eastern Laghman province, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    5 civilians among 9 killed in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least five civilians and four militants were killed and some wounded in a traffic accident and clashes in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    2 women dead in Laghman fuel tanker blast

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two women were burnt to death and six others wounded when a bomb ripped through a fuel tanker on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway on Wednesday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Flood threat warded off in Alishang

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The situation was brought under control after the Alishang river level swelled and threatened thousands of families, officials in eastern Laghman province said on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Mehtarlam, villages under flood threat

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): With water level in Alishang River rising, Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, and adjacent villages are facing a looming flood threat, an official warned on Saturday.



    Reconstruction

    Charbagh canal to help irrigate 5,000 acres of land

     JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work on Charbagh canal in eastern Laghman province had been completed, which would help irrigate 5,000 acres of agriculture land, an official said Wednesday.