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Shiberghan-Mazar highway cleared of militants

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Sep 19, 2019 - 18:55
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Local officials on Thursday said militant checkpoints have been removed on the Shiberghan-Mazar-i-Sharif highway during a clearing operation. The route was under Taliban ’s control since last one month and the insurgents had...
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Taliban close Maimana-Jawzjan highway

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Jul 06, 2019 - 14:44
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have closed Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic in Andkhoy district of northwestern Jawzjan province on Saturday, an official said. Sultan Mohammad Sanjar, district’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Taliban reopen Uruzgan-Kandahar highway for traffic

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May 23, 2019 - 20:31
TIRINKOT(Pajhwok): After keeping closed for several days, Taliban militants have reopened the Kandahar-Uruzgan highway in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province, residents said on Thursday.
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Kabul-Kandahar highway reopens for traffic

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Feb 23, 2019 - 15:34
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials in southern Ghazni province on Saturday said the Kabul -Kandahar highway had been reopened for traffic after a week of closure by protestors. Last week, residents of Maqur district blocked the busy Kabul-...
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6 days on, Muqor residents yet to unblock Kabul-Kandahar road

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Feb 19, 2019 - 18:22
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of Muqor district of southern Ghazni province have blocked the Kabul -Kandahar highway for the last six days, asking the government to promote the district to a province. Rumors recently circulated on social media...
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6 killed in a traffic mishap on Kabul-Jalalabad highway

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Feb 07, 2019 - 17:03
METARHLAM (Pajhwok): Six people including three children were killed and four others injured in a traffic accident on Kabul -Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province on Thursday, officials said. Laghman governor’s spokesman, Asadullah Dawlatzai...
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Salang pass again closed for traffic after snowstorms

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Feb 04, 2019 - 12:03
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The strategic Salang pass , linking Kabul with northern parts of the country, has been closed for traffic as a result of heavy snowfall and snowstorms, an official said on Monday. Abdul Basir Habibi, the highway’s maintenance...
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Maimana-Shebrghan highway shut for traffic for a second day

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Dec 29, 2018 - 18:24
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Local officials on Saturday said Maimana-Shebrghan highway has been shut for traffic since Friday following a clash between the Afghan forces and the Taliban in the area. A security official in Faryab, who wished to go unnamed,...
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Ghazni-Paktika highway closed amid clashes in Andar

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May 06, 2018 - 15:36
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Ghazni-Paktika highway has been closed for traffic following fierce clashes between Afghan forces and Taliban in the Andar district of southern Ghazni province, officials said Sunday. Mohammad Arif Noori, the Ghazni...
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Police accused for harassing drivers, passengers on Ghazni-Paktika highway

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May 03, 2018 - 18:33
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Drivers and passengers of Ghazni-Paktika highway complained they had been harassed and forced by police to pay money.
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After 6 days of closure, Uruzgan-Kandahar highway reopens

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May 03, 2018 - 15:41
TERINKOT (Pajhwok): After six days of closure, protestors have reopened the Uruzgan-Kandahar highway for traffic, officials said on Thursday. On Friday, hundreds of residents closed the highway in protest against what they called growing insecurity...
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Lecturer among 5 passengers killed on Uruzgan-Kandahar highway

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Apr 25, 2018 - 18:19
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Armed men have gunned down five passengers, including a university instructor on the Uruzgan-Kandahar highway on Wednesday, an official said. Dost Mohammad Nayab, spokesman of Uruzgan governor, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Kabul-Mazar highway reopens after Taliban attack

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Apr 14, 2018 - 19:48
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Kabul -Mazar-i-Sharif highway reopened on Saturday evening after being closed as a result of a clash between security forces and Taliban militants in northern Baghlan province. The clash erupted before noon in Dushi...
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Highway robbers loot 150 passengers in Takhar

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Mar 02, 2018 - 15:00
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Armed highway robbers on Friday looted 150 passengers of cash and valuables in northern Takhar province, officials said. Governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the robbers looted passengers of four 303...
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Taliban run check post on highway in Faryab

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Feb 07, 2018 - 18:00
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen have established a checkpoint on a key highway in Sherin Tagab district of northern Faryab province and are searching vehicles to look for government employees. Hamidullah, a civil government servant in Maimana,...
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Taliban blocks Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic

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Nov 20, 2017 - 15:59
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban blocked the Maimana-Jawzjan highway for traffic on Monday, leaving many people on both sides of the road, passengers said. The driver of a passenger vehicle, wishing to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News dozens of...
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Kabul-Kandahar road closure lands transporters in trouble

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Aug 01, 2017 - 19:02
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The closure of the Kabul -Kandahar highway following a Taliban threat has landed passengers and transport companies in trouble. The traffic on the major highway came to a halt on Monday after Taliban militants warned transporters...
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Fighting in Wardak closes Kabul-Kandahar highway

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Aug 01, 2017 - 15:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Kabul-Kandahar highway was closed for traffic as result of clashes between the Afghan forces and Taliban militants in central Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday, an official said.
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Parwan-Bamyan highway reopened for traffic

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Jul 08, 2017 - 15:27
FARAH/ CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Parwan-Bamyan highway which was blocked by Taliban militants has been reopened for traffic on Saturday, officials said. On the other hand, four Taliban militants were killed during security forces attack in western...
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1 policeman killed, 3 wounded in Helmand bombing

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Feb 28, 2017 - 15:56
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A policeman was killed and three others wounded in a roadside bombing on the Kandahar-Helmand highway on Tuesday, an official said. Col. Sattar Khan, highway commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at around...
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