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53 Taliban claimed killed, 28 wounded nationwide

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Mar 12, 2018 - 22:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Security officials on Monday claimed killing at least 53 Taliban militants and wounding 28 others across the country since last night. Rahmat Shah Qamti, fourth brigade army commander in Uruzgan province, told Pajhwok Afghan New...
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Explosives-laden Humvee seized, defused in Khost

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Mar 06, 2018 - 15:52
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An explosive-laden Humvee vehicle has been seized and defused in the Nadershah Walikot district of southeastern Khost province, an official said on Tuesday.
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10 people suffer casualties in Khost operation

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Feb 21, 2018 - 15:02
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): At least 10 people were killed or wounded during Afghan forces operation in Sabari Yaqobi district of southeastern Khost province, officials said Wednesday. The ongoing operation is launched by Afghan Special Forces known as...
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7 members of a family killed in Khost operation

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Feb 08, 2018 - 15:46
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir district of southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday. Ali Jan Kochi, a member of the victim’s family, told Pajhwok...
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In Khost province, drive launched against high dowry rates

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:18
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Khost Welfare and Social Foundation (KWSF) has launched a campaign in the southeastern province against high dowry rates and extravagant expenses on wedding ceremonies. Akhtar Gul Wafa, head of the foundation, told Pajhwok...
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Khost poultry-farm owners suffer millions afghanis losses

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Feb 03, 2018 - 17:25
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Poultry-farm owners in southeastern Khost province have suffered millions of afghanis losses after the threat of influenza virus forced ban of chicken meat supply.
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Khost governor bans chicken from Pakistan

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Jan 24, 2018 - 22:23
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Khost province has banned the import of chicken from Pakistan and tasked security forces with strictly enforcing the order. According to poultry officials, currently 40,000 chickens on average level...
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Sale of WFP, UNICEF food aid banned in Khost

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Jan 18, 2018 - 15:28
Mohammad Haroon KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Public Health Department on Thursday banned the sale and purchase of food items meant for malnourished children in southeastern Khost province. The food items -- largely made of protein and peanuts -- are...
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Car bomb plot to target govt offices foiled in Khost

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Jan 17, 2018 - 15:06
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban plot to bomb a government department has been foiled in southeastern Khost province, an official said on Wednesday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Dawood Amin told Pajhwok Afghan News a surf type vehicle which was...
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Flu virus found in crow samples from Khost

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Jan 14, 2018 - 15:44
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A research team from Kabul has found flu virus in crow carcasses found in southeastern Khost province, officials said on Sunday. For the past few weeks, crows were found dead in different parts of Khost, raising concerns about...
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Khost police recapture Taliban-hijacked vehicles

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Jan 11, 2018 - 16:59
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces have recaptured military vehicles hijacked by militants during an operation in southeastern Khost province, an official said Thursday.
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Huge weapons depot discovered in Khost

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Dec 20, 2017 - 18:10
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan intelligence forces discovered a major weapons depot in southeastern Khost province, an official said Wednesday. The depot was discovered in a forest area of Musakhel district on Tuesday, Gen. Barakatullah Samkani,...
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Violence against women 30pc up in southeast

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Dec 19, 2017 - 20:08
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Incidents of violence against women have been on the increase in southeastern provinces, especially in Khost province, an official said on Tuesday.
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Casualties as rival Khost tribes resume clash

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Dec 13, 2017 - 16:46
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): An armed clash between two tribes --Mangal and Moqbil -- over a land and mountain ownership dispute has caused casualties on both sides in southern Khost province, sources said Wednesday. The clash also involving heavy weapons...
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HIA to support Taliban’s legitimate demands: Hekmatyar

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Dec 10, 2017 - 19:21
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar on Sunday asked the Taliban insurgents to reconcile with the Afghan government under no foreign pressure or interference.
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Public awareness urged as HIV cases reach 84 in Khost

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Dec 03, 2017 - 20:14
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Lack of awareness about HIV/AIDS disease has been behind the increasing positive cases in southeastern Khost province, officials said Sunday.
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Police official gunned down in Khost capital; killers flee

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Nov 06, 2017 - 13:45
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a police officer in southeastern Khost province on Monday. A security official, who did not want to be named, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Khost City, the provincial capital...
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Khost journalists say insulted, expelled from events

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Nov 02, 2017 - 18:54
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Journalist Safety Committee (JSC) and media groups in southeastern Khost province on Thursday expressed concern over growing threats to the community. A gathering on “Ending Crimes against Journalists” in Khost City, the...
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Khost governor under fire over appointment

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:49
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southeastern Khost province, Hukam Khan Habibi, has introduced two persons as head of the provincial Department of Sports and Physical Training. The two individuals told Pajhwok Afghan News their appointment...
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Work on crucial Khost Bridge begins

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Oct 26, 2017 - 17:03
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Work on vital bridge in southeastern Khost province kicked off on Thursday, the bridge will help connect three districts with the provincial capital. Governor Hukam Khan Habibi after laying the foundation stone of the bridge...
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