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8 civilians killed in Nangarhar night raid: Residents

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Mar 17, 2018 - 19:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces killed eight civilians during a night raid in Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, local residents alleged on Saturday. They said the incident happened in Hadyakhelo locality on Friday night...
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Nangarhar people cover highway with clay to reproach govt

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Mar 16, 2018 - 15:53
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of civil society activists and people covered second Kabul-Jalalabad highway with clay to protest government’s negligence on the construction, warning to continue their protest if construction of the road not begin in near future.
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Nangarhar police rescue 4-year-old kidnapped girl

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Mar 12, 2018 - 17:04
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A four-year-old girl has been rescued and six individuals, including two women, detained in connection with her kidnapping in eastern Nangarhar province. Police paraded the six detainees before media representatives at a press...
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7 civilians dead as Taliban-fired rocket hits car

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Mar 12, 2018 - 10:34
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven civilians were killed on Monday morning when a Taliban-fired rocket struck a vehicle in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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Nangarhar: A widow apiculturist employs 3 men

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Mar 11, 2018 - 12:09
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A widow apiculturist from eastern Nangarhar province, besides overcoming her economic woes, has offered employment opportunities for several men. Sherino -- hailing from the Sawakai district of neighbouring Kunar province --...
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Work begins on Nangarhar women’s business market

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Mar 07, 2018 - 21:21
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor’s house and the department of women’s affairs in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday jointly performed the groundbreaking ceremony for a new women’s business market in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital. A...
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141 killed in Nangarhar joint offensive in a month

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Mar 06, 2018 - 17:05
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Over 140 rebels have been killed and ten others injured in 32 joint clearing operations and offensives in the past five weeks in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police Chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Rahman...
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Gunmen set alight school warehouse in Nangarhar

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Mar 05, 2018 - 17:42
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of gunmen torched textbooks and other scholastic materials at a historic school in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday. Mohammad Asif Shinwari, education department spokesman...
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As rumored, Mullah Mansour group emerges in Nangarhar

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Mar 03, 2018 - 16:49
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Criticizing the incumbent Taliban leadership, leaflets have been found in a number of Nangarhar districts purportedly distributed by a new Taliban splinter group named after the insurgency slain supreme leader Mullah Akhtar...
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Several villages of Nangarhar, Laghman purged of rebels

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Mar 03, 2018 - 13:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some villages in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces have been purged of insurgents during clearing operations, an official said on Saturday. The offensives were conducted in the Goshta district of Nangarhar and some areas...
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To pick future cricket stars, 74-day national hunt begins

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Mar 01, 2018 - 19:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four-day matches began among zonal teams at the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Cricket Stadium in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday what officials said the first of its kindfirst class national cricket tournament...
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Nangarharis urge Taliban to accept govt dialogue offer

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Mar 01, 2018 - 16:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A number of youth, civil society activists and elders of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday asked the Taliban to accept the Afghan government latest peace offer, They told a press conference in Jalalabad City the rebels...
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Daesh defeated at leadership level in Nangarhar: Mangal

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Feb 27, 2018 - 20:08
JALALABAD (Pajhwok) The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday claimed the Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) group has been defeated at leadership level in the province. Two days back, NATO commander General John Nicholson said Daesh...
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War on IS leaves above 1000 homes ruined in Kot

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Feb 22, 2018 - 19:59
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Above 1000 civilian houses have been destroyed as a result of clashes between Afghan forces and Daesh militants in Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, with the homeless spending this harsh winter in tents. The war...
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2nd mass grave holding 10 bodies found in Achin

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Feb 20, 2018 - 22:02
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A second mass grave containing at least ten bodies of civilians, allegedly kidnapped by Islamic State (Daesh) militants, has been found in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Tuesday.
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Nangarhar youth, civic activists urge immediate launch of e-NICs process

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Feb 13, 2018 - 20:34
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some youths and civil society activists in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday asked the government to immediately launch the distribution of electronic National Identity Cards (e-NICs), saying further delay in the process was...
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Nangarhar officials present wrong security report to Kabul: Hazrat

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Feb 08, 2018 - 13:57
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Provincial Council (PC) head of eastern Nangarhar province has said security was still a huge issue and accused local official for providing wrong security report to the centre. Addressing reporters on security situation at...
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Commanders among 17 Daesh, Taliban insurgents killed

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Feb 08, 2018 - 13:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 17 Taliban and Daesh militants, including two notorious commanders, have been killed in clearing operations in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, an official said on Thursday. Lt. Col. Sherin Agha Faqiri,...
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2 Nangarhar robbers sentenced to 16 years in jail

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Feb 07, 2018 - 17:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two armed robbers have been sentenced to16 years in jail over threatening a family and injuring its three members in eastern Nangarhar province, the provincial appellant court said Wednesday. A statement issued by the appellant...
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More than 100kg of hashish seized in Nangarhar: police

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Feb 06, 2018 - 15:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police have seized 404 kilograms of hashish and detained four individuals in the Surkhrod district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Col. Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan...
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