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    Paktia

    Accidents & Disasters

    Civilian deaths, rights abuse double in southeast

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Civilian casualties and crimes against women doubled this solar year in southeastern Afghanistan, the Paktia Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Ruthless ISIS commander held in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested a notorious ISIS commander along with three armed companions in southeastern Paktia province, a senior official said on Monday.



    Education

    Paktia graduates seek jobs, higher studies

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Graduates from the Multiple Departmental Institute in southeastern Paktia province have asked the government to help them pursue higher studies.



    Education

    Paktia graduates seek jobs, higher studies

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Graduates from the Multiple Departmental Institute in southeastern Paktia province have asked the government to help them pursue higher studies.



    Security and Crime

    7 killed as gunmen attack civilian vehicle

    GARDIZ (Pajhwok): At least seven people were killed in an attack on a civilian vehicle in the Janikhel district of southern Paktia province, an official said.



    ReconstructionNo details available

    6 projects executed in Wardak, Paktia

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Six uplift projects have been completed in central Maidan Wardak and southeastern Paktia province, benefitting thousands of families, officials said on Wednesday. 



    Governance

    Rifts delay Paktia PC board election

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Due to rifts among members, the provincial council of southeastern Paktia has not elected its administrative board so far, an official said on Monday.



    Reconstruction

    Work on Machalgho dam comes to a halt

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Officials said on Saturday that construction work on the Machalgho power dam in southeastern Paktia province had come to a halt.



    EducationNo details available

    208 Paktika schools without buildings

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Of the 365 schools in southeastern Paktia province, 208 are without proper buildings, the education director said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    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.