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9 Daesh, Taliban insurgents perish in Nangarhar raids

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Dec 16, 2017 - 19:12
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some nine insurgents have been killed and another four injured separately during special operations on the outskirts of Khoyani district in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday. The Nangarhar governor’s...
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Japan promises exclusive aid with Nangarhar

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Dec 15, 2017 - 15:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Japanese ambassador to Afghanistan on Friday promised his country would support projects concerning rural development, agriculture and livestock sectors in eastern Nangarhar province.
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26 Daesh gunmen slain in ongoing Khogyani operation

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Dec 14, 2017 - 19:40
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Military officials on Thursday claimed killing at least 26 Daesh gunmen during four days of an ongoing joint forces operation in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province. Launched four days back, the Afghan National...
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IDPs receive aid in Nangarhar

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Dec 14, 2017 - 15:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of internally-displaced and returning families have received food items and cash aid in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Thursday. The aid was distributed by the provincial refugees and repatriation...
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152 weapons seized from trailer in Nangarhar

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Dec 13, 2017 - 18:44
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 152 weapons and thousands of bullets have been recovered from a trailer carrying cement in eastern Nangarhar province imported from neighboring Pakistan, intelligence officials said on Wednesday. The National...
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2 rescued as kidnap gang busted in Nangarhar

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Dec 10, 2017 - 18:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A 10-member kidnapper gang has been arrested in eastern Nangarhar province, where two kidnapped persons were rescued and reunited with their families, the governor said Sunday.
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In Nangarhar, big-time land-grabbers remain at large

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Dec 10, 2017 - 15:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Despite president’s order, major land-grabbers are yet to be dragged to court in eastern Nangarhar province over the past two years, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt. During his trip to Nangarhar in 2015, President Ashraf Ghani...
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ALP commander for Nangarhar’s Khogyani district killed

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Dec 10, 2017 - 15:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander for Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province was killed and five ALP policemen and a civilian wounded in a roadside bombing on Sunday, officials said. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah...
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Taliban kill 2 civilians in Nangarhar: Officials

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Dec 10, 2017 - 12:48
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have killed two civilians in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in Markikhel area of Sherzad...
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Imam killed, 8 injured in Nangarhar mosque bombing

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Dec 08, 2017 - 15:48
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed and eight others wounded on Friday in a bomb blast inside a mosque in Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province.
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24 Taliban, Daesh rebels killed in Nangarhar

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Dec 07, 2017 - 18:26
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Senior figures, including a shadowy district chief, were among 24 Taliban and Daesh militants killed during Afghan Special Forcces’ operations in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Thursday. The governor’s spokesman,...
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Drone strike leaves 25 Daesh rebels dead in Nangarhar

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Dec 06, 2017 - 13:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-five Daesh -- or so-called Islamic State (IS) -- fighters have been killed in a drone strike in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal...
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Nangarhar court receives no corruption case this year

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Dec 05, 2017 - 18:18
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Despite several reports about administrative corruption in different government organs of eastern Nangarhar province, the provincial appellate court says it received no corruption case this year. Nangarhar residents, civil...
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Favoritism alleged in aid to Khogyani IDPs

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Dec 04, 2017 - 18:12
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Internally displaced families in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province have alleged favoritism and disorganization in aid distribution to them. Some 10,000 families have been displaced in the district due to latest...
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IDP families assisted in Nangarhar, Panjshir

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Nov 28, 2017 - 19:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): War-displaced families in eastern Nangarhar province have received cash and kitchen accessories in aid, officials said on Tuesday. Nangarhar refugee and repatriation director Ghulam Haidar Faqeeri told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Another Nangarhar child tests positive for polio

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Nov 27, 2017 - 23:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An eight-month-old child has been tested positive for poliovirus in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, taking the number of positive cases nationwide to 10. The baby boy, Ali, had frequently received anti-...
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Explosives-laden car seized in Nangarhar

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Nov 27, 2017 - 23:38
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An explosives-laden car was seized and a suspected attacker detained by security forces in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, the Afghan military said. The Afghan National Army’s 201 Selab Military Corps in a statement said...
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Nangarhar district judges, attorneys sit in Jalalabad

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Nov 27, 2017 - 20:04
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): District attorneys and justice officials have been performing their duty in the provincial capital, Jalalabad, of eastern Nangarhar province, the provincial appellant court chief said on Monday. Abdul Wali Qazizada told a two-...
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Daesh restricted to limited areas in Nangarhar

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Nov 19, 2017 - 19:11
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A military commander on Sunday said operations against Daesh or Islamic State group were underway in four districts of eastern Nangarhar province.
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3 Kuchis, 150 sheep dead in Achin cave collapse

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Nov 16, 2017 - 20:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three young Kuchi tribesmen and their 150 sheep were killed in a cave collapse incident in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Thursday. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the cave...
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