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    Accidents & Disasters

    Zabul truck drivers go on strike

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A number of truck drivers in southern Zabul province went on strike on Saturday, accusing Mining Department staff of seeking bribes from them.



    Security and Crime

    Explosives-laden car goes off in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok) An explosives-laden vehicle went off before reaching its target in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, on Sunday.



    Security and Crime,Reconstruction

    Zabul quick reaction force gets new HQ

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A newly-constructed building for the Quick Reaction Force has been inaugurated in southern Zabul province.



    Security and CrimeNo details available

    Police chief denies district’s fall to Taliban

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Rejecting the Taliban claim of capturing the Nawbahar district of southern Zabul province, a top security official on Friday said a full-blown offensive was underway to uproot rebels from the area.



    Accidents & Disasters

    5 dead, 24 injured in Zabul head-on collision

    ALAT (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 24 others wounded in a road accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway near the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Monday, the public health director said.



    Women

    Zabul women attend coordination meeting

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Women on Monday attended their first-ever coordination meeting with officials from various government departments in the capital of southern Zabul province.



    Security and CrimeNo details available

    Taliban-fired rocket kills woman in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok): One woman was killed and four others were injured in a rocket attack by Taliban militants in southern Zabul province, an official said Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    4 ALP men killed in Zabul mysteriously

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Four Afghan Local Police (ALP) members, including their commander, have been killed mysteriously in Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, an official said Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Roadside bombing kills 7 ANA soldiers

    QALAT (Pajhwok): At least seven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a roadside bombing in southern Zabul province on Monday, an official said.



    Governance

    Greater enthusiasm seen among Zabul voters

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Tens of thousands of people exercised their voting right in southern Zabul province, where the electoral process ended satisfactory, officials said on Saturday.