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    2 held for giving project money to Taliban

    QALAT/KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Two members of a village council have been arrested for allegedly giving money to Taliban insurgents in southern Zabul province, police said on Saturday.


    New polio case detected in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A new polio case has been detected in southern Zabul province during the current month, a health official said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    168 rebels dead in Zabul operations: ANA

    QALAT (Pajhwok): At least 168 insurgents have been killed during the last eight months of anti-militants offensives by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in southern Zabul province, officials said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime,Education

    Teachers’ salaries end up in Taliban pockets

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and residents of Shajoy district of southern Zabul province claimed ended up in Taliban pockets to keep their insurgency flourish.


    Protesters demand building of Zabul University

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Thursday held a peaceful rally demanding construction of a university in southern Zabul province.


    3 PC members elected to Senate

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Provincial Council (PC) members in Nangarhar, Zabul and Sar-i-Pul provinces on Monday elected their senatorial representatives.

    Security and Crime

    Crackdown on unregistered vehicles begins

     QALAT (Pajhwok): In compliance with orders from the Ministry of Interior, authorities in southern Zabul province on Tuesday announced launching a crackdown on vehicles without documents, or forged papers.

    Accidents & Disasters,Social

    Training reduces traffic accidents in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok):  Nearly 500 people received licences after being trained as professional drivers in southern Zabul province during the first six months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday, attributing decreased traffic accidents to the training course.

    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.