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    Security and Crime

    Hesarak clash leaves 18 dead: police

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four members of an uprising group and 10 militants were killed during an hours-long clash in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Governance

    Vice-chancellor gunned down in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The vice-chancellor of a private university was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.



    Governance

    Deputy Chancellor of a private varsity killed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The deputy chancellor of a private Aryana University was killed by unidentified gunmen in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    3 detained with arms on friendship bus

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Border police have recovered 19 weapons from a bus part of a friendship bus service between Afghanistan and Pakistan after it crossed the border into eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels gun down Chaparhar district official

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down an official of the rural affairs department in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Ludin praises security forces’ role

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday praised Afghan National Army (ANA) and police for maintaining tight security and protecting voters on Election Day.



    Security and Crime

    Pajhwok reporter beaten, camera broken

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A Pajhwok Afghan News video journalist was beaten and his camera broken by Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel guarding polling stations in the Lalpura district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    17 Chaparhar polling centres stay closed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Only six of 23 polling stations could be opened in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an official said.



    Governance

    Pajhwok conducts workshop on “Civic Journalism”

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A one day workshop on Civic Journalism arranged by Pajhwok Afghan News concluded in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, aimed at creating awareness among public about any fraud, irregularity and rigging attempt in elections.



    Security and Crime

    Targeted killings on the rise in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok):  Targeted killings have dramatically increased over the past few months in eastern Nangarhar province, where 360 civilians lost their lives to such attacks in one district alone last solar year.