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District chief, 2 guards killed in Laghman blast

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Oct 07, 2020 - 18:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Dawalat Shah district administrative chief was killed in a bomb blast in eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, an official said. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, said the roadside blast ripped through the...
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Laghman man commits suicide after patricide

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Oct 06, 2020 - 14:57
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): A man in the Badpesh district of eastern Laghman province has committed suicide after killing his father, an official said on Tuesday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesperson told Pajhwok Afghan News the man killed his...
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Caught in crossfire, hundreds of Laghman families flee

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Sep 24, 2020 - 18:46
MEHRARLAM (Pajhwok): The security situation has worsened in the Alishang district of eastern Laghman province, compelling hundreds of families to leave their homes, sources said on Thursday.
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25 insurgents killed, 8 wounded in Laghman airstrike

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Sep 07, 2020 - 11:35
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than two dozen Taliban militants have been killed and another eight wounded in an airstrike in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Monday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Laghman governor hails Pajhwok’s report on land grab

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Aug 20, 2020 - 14:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): The governor of Laghman on Thursday welcomed and supported a Pajhwok Afghan News’ report regarding the seizure of land for a sports complex in the eastern province. Three days back, Pajhwok Afghan News reported more than 35 acres of...
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Laghman: Land for sports complex grabbed

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Aug 17, 2020 - 13:19
MAHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): More than 35 acres of land allocated for a sport complex has been grabbed and houses illegally built on it in eastern Laghman province, Pajhwok Afghan News has reliably learnt.
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Land dispute leaves 6 dead in Laghman

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May 26, 2020 - 14:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least six people have been killed and four others wounded during an armed clash between two groups over ownership of a land in eastern Laghman province, an official said Tuesday.
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4 civilians killed, 12 injured in overnight mortar shell attack

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May 24, 2020 - 12:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): Four civilians have been killed and 12 others injured when a mortar landed on a house in the Alishang district of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Sunday. Governor Spokesperson Asadullah Dawlatzai told Pajhwok Afghan...
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6 soldiers, as many Taliban killed in Laghman firefight

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May 11, 2020 - 12:33
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): At least six National Army (ANA) soldiers and as many Taliban have been killed in a firefight in eastern Laghman province, officials said on Monday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Senior figure among 30 IS rebels surrender in Laghman

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Mar 19, 2020 - 15:37
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Daesh or Islamic (IS)’s shadowy governor for eastern Laghman province was among 30 rebels surrendered to security forces, an official said on Thursday. Laghman Intelligence Department head Brig. Gen. Ghulam Haidar Rahmanzoi told...
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12 criminals, militants detained in Ghazni, Laghman

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Feb 02, 2020 - 21:53
GHAZNI CITY/MEHTHARLAM (Pajhwok): Security forces have detained 12 people in connection with various crimes in southern Ghazni and eastern Laghman provinces. Mohammad Ari fNoori, the Ghazni governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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Laghman names new park after Dr. Nakamura

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Jan 08, 2020 - 18:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A park will be constructed at a cost of seven million afghanis in the name of Dr. Nakamura in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Wednesday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, told...
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Mehtarlam to have park worth 219m afghanis

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Dec 30, 2019 - 18:29
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Work on building a public recreation park in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, kicked off on Monday, officials said. Laghman governor’s spokesman, Asadullah Dawlatzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the...
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Taliban commander among 6 suspects held in Laghman

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Sep 16, 2019 - 19:07
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Six alleged criminals including a Taliban commander have been detained by intelligence forces in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Monday.
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Unknown gunmen kill 5 members of a family in Laghman

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Sep 04, 2019 - 15:34
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Unidentified armed men have killed five members of a family in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in Nehar...
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7 civilians killed in Ghazni, Laghman explosions

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Jul 28, 2019 - 14:44
GHAZNI/METARLAM (Pajhwok): At least seven civilians were killed in separate explosions in southern Ghazni and eastern Laghman province, officials said Sunday. Ghazni governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Arif Noori, told Pajhwok Afghan News that an...
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Plots’ distribution to martyred forces families in 2 weeks: Official

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Apr 18, 2019 - 20:57
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The distribution of land plots to the families of martyred security forces would begin soon in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Thursday.
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Laghman explosion leaves 7 children dead, 8 wounded

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Apr 14, 2019 - 20:18
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven playing children were killed and another eight wounded late Sunday when an unexploded mortar shell went off in eastern Laghman province, an official said. Asadullah Dawlatzai, the governor’s spokesman, told...
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Elected Loya Jirga participant Bashir Sapi from Laghman killed

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Apr 13, 2019 - 17:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): A youth representative and an elected member of the Consultative Loya Jirga from eastern Laghman province was killed by unknown assailants on Saturday, an official said. The victim, Bashir Sapi, was gunned down by unknown attackers...
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Laghman: Illegal sand, rock mining stopped after Pajhwok report

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Apr 11, 2019 - 16:02
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): The provincial Mines Department of eastern Laghman province says unauthorized extraction of sand and rocks has been stopped in the province and a contract for their legal extraction would be signed soon. On March 27, Pajhwok...
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