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    Car bombing plot foiled in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Police seized an explosives-laden car in the capital of southeastern Paktia province, preventing a huge terrorist attack, an official said on Monday.

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    10 bullet-riddled bodies found in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Ten dead bodies were found in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, with the victims called civilians by the authorities. But Taliban said the dead were security personnel.


    142m afs projects executed on varsity campus

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Three projects, casting 142 million afghanis, have been completed and the foundation stones of another three schemes laid on the university campus in southeastern Paktia province, the chancellor said on Wednesday.


    Midwifery training commences in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Launching a midwifery training programme in this capital city of southeastern Paktia province, the acting public health director on Wednesday said districts would be given more attention.


    162 Paktia schools without buildings

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Paktia province say a large number of schools lack buildings while some remote parts have even no school.

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    Taliban hang 3 more robbers in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok):  The Taliban said on Tuesday they had hanged three individuals accused of theft robberies in the Gardez district of southeastern Paktia province.


    Paktia elders seek end to foreign meddling

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and religious scholars in southeastern Paktia province have urged the incoming government to work for bringing peace and preventing foreign interferences in Afghanistan’s affairs.

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    9 including civilian killed in ISAF strikes

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A civilian and eight militants have been killed in NATO airstrikes in eastern Laghman and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Wednesday. 

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    Kidnapped district chief found dead

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Local authorities on Monday said they had found the body of the Chamkani district chief who kidnapped in southeastern Paktia province some days back.

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    Taliban kidnap district chief in Gardez

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Taliban militants on Friday kidnapped the Samkani district chief in southeastern Paktia province, the provincial police chief said.