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    Death toll from Paktika bombing rises to 62

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The death toll from Sunday’s suicide bombing during a volleyball match in southeastern Paktika province has risen to 62, with more than 84 wounded, officials said on Monday.

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    Imam along with her mother killed in Paktika blast

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): A prayer leader and his mother have been killed in a bomb blast in southern Paktika province, an official said Tuesday.

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    Pakistanis among dozens killed in Paktika airstrike

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of militants have been killed during an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province, local officials said on Friday, but Taliban claimed the victims were civilians.


    Ministry asked to launch work on Paktika schools

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): An official on Wednesday urged the Ministry of Education to launch work on newly-approved schools for southeastern Paktika province.


    Orgun-Barmal highway being rebuilt

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The public works director of southeastern Paktika province said on Friday the Orgun-Barmal highway would be rebuilt.


    Next leader should bolster security, economy in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The residents of southeastern Paktika province urged the new president to help bolster peace and stability, overcome the menace of corruption and adopt measures to develop the vital education sector in Afghanistan.

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    Children of Urgun blast victims to get stipends

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The government has decided to pay specific monthly stipends on permanent bases to the children of those killed in the devastating Urgun blast, an official said Sunday.


    Some Paktika schools to have playgrounds

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Playground for 16 schools in southeastern Paktika province would be constructed at a cost of $350,000 in the current year, an official said on Saturday.


    HR awareness drive in Paktika on cards

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) plans to launch public awareness programmes in southern Paktika province, an official said Thursday.


    Paktika schools still without textbooks

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than six months into their academic year, students of primary schools are still facing an acute shortage of textbooks in southeastern Paktika province, officials said on Monday.