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3rd polio positive case emerges in Kandahar

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Oct 22, 2019 - 19:36
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Another new polio case, the third this year, has emerged in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday. Senior Health Official Dr. Abdul Shakour Nasrat told Pajhwok Afghan News the fresh positive polio case had...
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29 more historic objects found in Kandahar

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Oct 03, 2019 - 18:40
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine historic objects have been found during an exploration process at Naraj Palace in southern Kandahar province by the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC). Naraj Palace has a history spanning over 2,300 years...
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Kandahar school students face books’ shortage

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Oct 01, 2019 - 20:06
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): School students in southern Kandahar province have been facing shortage of textbooks and the problem has affected their studies. Sayed Ahmad, a grade 12 student at Sayed Jamaluddin Afghan High School in Kandahar city, the...
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Major medicine factory being set up in Kandahar

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Sep 17, 2019 - 17:13
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A medicine producing factory, the largest on national level, is being set up in southern Kandahar province at a cost of $31 million, officials said Tuesday. The factory, Sano Pharma, will be of international standard and...
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All-women business facility opens in Kandahar

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Sep 16, 2019 - 23:14
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A business centre exclusively for women has been put into service after its completion in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.
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9 policemen killed in Kandahar assault

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Sep 14, 2019 - 13:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least nine policemen have been killed mysteriously in the Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province. A security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at a check-...
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Kandahar to enroll 60,000 new students this year

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Sep 01, 2019 - 16:48
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say 60,000 children would be enrolled in schools in southern Kandahar province at the start of new academic year which begins on September 6 in warm provinces. Nazar Mohammad Samimi, Kandahar education...
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Kandahar: police official among 3 killed in Maroof district

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Aug 31, 2019 - 11:52
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A police official and two other policemen have been killed as a result of armed attack in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. The incident took place in limits of 11 th police district in Aino Mena area...
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NDS busts 5 rebel networks in Kandahar: Hayat

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Aug 21, 2019 - 18:43
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have detained five militant groups comprising 25 members in southern Kandahar province before they could disrupt the 100 th Independence Day celebrations. Addressing a press conference here, Governor...
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Kandahar exports 260 tons of fresh, dried fruits

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Aug 17, 2019 - 20:07
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty containers loaded with fresh and dried fruits weighing around 260 tons left southern Kandahar province for Pakistan and India on Saturday, ahead of Afghanistan ’s 100 th Independence Day. A number of government...
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New dams being built in Kandahar to control water

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Aug 17, 2019 - 16:10
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials in southern Kandahar province say new water reservoirs and check dams will be constructed for controlling water and improving irrigation system in the province. Eng. Toryali Mahbobi, head of Arghandab River...
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Knadahar gardeners seek govt's help to export grapes

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Aug 07, 2019 - 22:44
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Happy with the yield of grapes this year, farmers in southern Kandahar province urge the government to help them export their produce aboard. Pakistan has been a great market for exporting fresh fruits but the country has...
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3 children killed in Spin Boldak blast

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Jul 30, 2019 - 13:24
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three children were killed and 23 more civilians injured in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said. Police Spokesman Jamal Barakzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened at around 9:...
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2 US soldiers killed in combat: Resolute Support

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Jul 30, 2019 - 01:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two American soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan , NATO ’s Resolute Support (RS) mission said on Tuesday. In accordance with US Department of Defense policy, names of the service members killed in action are being withheld...
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Police district chief injured in Kandahar blast

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Jul 23, 2019 - 10:54
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A police official has been injured along with a guard as a result of roadside bomb blast in southern Kandahar province. The incident took place in limits of 7 th police district at 1:30am late on Monday night. A security...
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9 passengers killed, 18 injured in Kandahar bombing

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Jul 15, 2019 - 20:06
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): At least nine passengers were killed and 18 more injured when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. The incident took place in Darzab area of the...
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4 civilians killed in Kandahar, Balkh bombings

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Jul 15, 2019 - 13:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four civilians, including children, have been killed as a result of separate incidents of violence in Kandahar and Balkh provinces, the army said on Monday. A statement from the 205 th Attal Military Corps said a man and his wife...
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6 policemen killed in Kandahar insider attack

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Jul 15, 2019 - 11:50
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least six policemen have been killed as a result of an insider attack in the Arghistan district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday. The official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Planning attack, 12 Taliban killed in Kandahar blitz

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Jul 14, 2019 - 18:33
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 12 Taliban militants were killed when the vehicles they were travelling in were targeted by a foreign forces airstrike in Shah Walikot district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday morning, an official said...
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Thousands of sheep daily smuggled from Kandahar

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Jul 08, 2019 - 20:49
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): The residents of southern Kandahar province say thousands of sheep and goats are smuggled from the province to neighboring Pakistan on a daily basis, depleting stocks and sending mutton price skyrocketing. The residents say...
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