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Pakistan fires another 83 mortars into Kunar

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Mar 15, 2018 - 16:11
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Thursday said Pakistani forces once again fired at least 83 mortars into different areas of eastern Kunar province. Police spokesman, Farid Dehqan, told Pajhwok Afghan News the mortars fired from...
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Number of youth using crystal meth 60pc up in Kunar

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Mar 05, 2018 - 19:13
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Health officials and residents say the number of youth using the synthetic drug crystal methamphetamine has increased by 60 percent in eastern Kunar province. Health experts say consistent use of crystal meth can result in severe...
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4 Taliban killed, 3 wounded in Kunar clash

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Mar 05, 2018 - 17:48
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four Taliban militants were killed and three other wounded during a clash with security forces in Marwara district of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Monday.
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Kunar farmers arrange day-long exhibition

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Feb 18, 2018 - 21:29
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Farmers in eastern Kunar province displayed their products at a day-long agriculture exhibition here on Sunday.
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Poliovirus found in Kunar’s sewers, says official

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Feb 01, 2018 - 16:21
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Poliovirus has been found in sewers of some areas in Asadabad, the capital of eastern Kunar province, an official said on Thursday. Provincial public health official Dr. Mohammad Ishaq told Pajhwok Afghan News the return of...
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Kunar: At least 1 dead, 8 wounded in Pakistan shelling

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Jan 09, 2018 - 11:49
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Rockets fired by Pakistani troops into eastern Kunar province have left one person dead and eight others wounded, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Farid Dehqan told Pajhwok Afghan News that cross-border shelling hit...
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15 Daesh, 3 security men killed in Kunar clash

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Jan 07, 2018 - 18:48
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen Daesh or so-called Islamic state (IS) militants and three security personnel were killed during a clash in eastern Kunar province on Sunday, an official said.
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95pc of buildings in Asadabad violative of master plan

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Dec 20, 2017 - 16:48
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Residents and officials of eastern Kunar province say 95 percent of Asadabad, the provincial capital, has been constructed in violation of the master plan, creating problems for the people and the government. The master plan for...
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5 local police killed in Kunar roadside blast

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Nov 09, 2017 - 18:17
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Five Afghan Local Police (ALP) members were killed on Thursday when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the Nari district of eastern Kunar province. The ALP men were on a patrol in Shari Kot area when fell prey to the...
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Decree rejection triggers protests in Kunar, Nangarhar

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Nov 04, 2017 - 21:07
JALALABAD/ASADABD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of eastern Kunar and Nangarhar provinces on Saturday staged protest rallies against a Wolesi Jirga’s recent decision about computerized ID cards. The Wolesi Jirga or lower house a few days back...
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45-member insurgent group reconciles in Kunar

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Nov 01, 2017 - 17:38
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A 45-member insurgent group, including a commander, has joined the peace process in eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Wednesday. Kunar Governor Wahidullah Kalimzai, welcoming the reconciled rebels, said the government...
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No clue yet to missing deputy governor of Kunar

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Oct 31, 2017 - 10:36
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s law-enforcement personnel have mounted a search for the deputy governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province, officials say. Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi was kidnapped from the Dabgari neighbourhood of Peshawar,...
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Kunar starts registering ‘Afghan-hand’ drive cars

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Oct 23, 2017 - 20:50
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The process of issuing documents to unregistered left-hand drive cars began in eastern Kunar province on Monday.
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Work on Kunar Health Department building begins

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Oct 15, 2017 - 19:11
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Construction work of building for Public Health Department in eastern Kunar province kicked off on Sunday, an official said. Public Health Director Dr. Aziz-ur-Rahman said the 3-storey building would be constructed at a cost of...
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Kunar police, residents differ over deadly drone strike

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Oct 13, 2017 - 12:03
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Police in eastern Kunar province on Friday said 18 Daesh or Islamic State militants were killed in a drone strike in Sawkai district, but local residents disputed the claim. Kunar police chief Brig. Gen. Juma Gul Himmat told...
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Arabs among 18 Daesh men killed in Kunar

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Sep 21, 2017 - 17:38
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 18 Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed in two separate airstrikes in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Thursday. Kunar police chief Maj. Gen. Juma Gul Himmat told Pajhwok Afghan...
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A dozen Daesh militants perish in Kunar drone blitz

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Sep 05, 2017 - 18:30
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A foreign forces airstrike left at least 12 Daesh militants dead in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Tuesday. Kunar police chief, Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Himmat, told Pajhwok Afghan News NATO-led drone targeted Daesh or so...
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Elderly Kunar women to beseech Taliban to reconcile

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Aug 08, 2017 - 22:30
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): For the first time-ever, elderly women in eastern Kunar province would hold direct talks with Taliban militants in form of a jirga to make plea for peace, a gathering was told here on Tuesday.
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Daesh prisons chief among 3 killed in airstrike

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Aug 06, 2017 - 20:05
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Three Daesh militants, including the group’s prisons in-charge, have been killed in an airstrike by foreign forces in eastern Kunar province, officials said on Sunday.
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7 killed as drone hits Daesh hideout in Kunar

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Jul 31, 2017 - 20:11
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh or self-styled Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a drone strike in eastern Kunar province on Monday, police said. Provincial Police Chief Maj. Gen. Jumma Gul Himmat told Pajhwok Afghan News the NATO...
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