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Robberies, drug addicts increasing in Nimroz, say residents

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Feb 13, 2018 - 09:19
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A number residents of southwestern Nimroz province are complaining about growing population of drug addicts and increasing robberies, but officials dispute their claims. Hajji Ahmad, who owns a mobile phone shop in Zaranj City,...
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Daikundi accident, Nimroz blast leave woman, policeman dead

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Feb 10, 2018 - 14:16
NILLI/ZARANG (Pajhwok): Two people, including policeman, have killed and four others wounded in traffic accident and bomb blast in central Daikundi and southwest Nimroz provinces, officials said on Saturday A woman was killed and two other injured...
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With appointment of youth, govt services improve

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Feb 05, 2018 - 16:39
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Around 1,200 youth have been appointed to different government departments in southwestern Nimroz province over the last two years. However, some youth continue migrating to Iran and other countries due to joblessness. More than 4,...
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Taliban running ‘customs check-point’ on Nimroz road

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Jan 20, 2018 - 19:20
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have established a ‘check-point’ on a key highway in southwestern Nimroz province charging taxes on goods carrying vehicles, sources said Saturday. The rebels have been taking money what they call customs duty...
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Population of Nimroz drug addicts reaches 13,000

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Jan 14, 2018 - 19:21
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Officials in southwestern Nimroz province say the population of drug addicts has jumped from 11,000 to 13,000 in a span of one year in the province—with most of them returning from neighboring countries. Figures obtained by Pajhwok...
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3 dead, over 50 hurt in Nimroz bus-truck collision

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Jan 02, 2018 - 19:01
ZARANG CITY (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and another 58 wounded in a traffic accident in the Delaram district of southwestern Nimroz province on Tuesday, an official said. The town administrative chief Najibullah Hayat told Pajhwok...
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Nimroz court sentences 3 men to death in trader’s murder

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Dec 21, 2017 - 23:40
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The Primary Urban Court in southwestern Nimroz province on Thursday sentenced three men to death for kidnapping and killing a trader during an open judicial trial in the provincial capital.
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Drug-laden vehicle seized, suspect detained in Nimroz

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Dec 09, 2017 - 15:07
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police in southwestern Nimroz province have seized a drug-laded vehicle and detained one individual, an official said on Saturday. Lt. Col. Ahmad Parvez Sistani, counternarcotics director, said police recovered 319 kilograms of...
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Special offices for policewomen being built in Nimroz

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Dec 07, 2017 - 18:56
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The foundation stone for special administrative offices for policewomen was laid in the capital of southwestern Nimroz province on Thursday. Eng. Mohammad Sami, the governor of Nimroz, who attended the ground-breaking ceremony for...
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12 soldiers killed as Taliban storm security post in Nimroz

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Nov 27, 2017 - 16:02
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): At least 12 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a security post in Khashrod district of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Monday. A local security official who wished to go...
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District chief killed in Nimroz roadside bombing

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Nov 25, 2017 - 18:34
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The administrative chief for Khashrud district of southwestern Nimroz was killed in a landmine explosion on Saturday, an official said. A security source in the province, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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35 couples tie the knot at Nimroz mass wedding

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Nov 12, 2017 - 15:06
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Thirty-five couples tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony arranged by a welfare organization in southwestern Nimroz province on Sunday. Haji Ibrahim Habibyar, head of the welfare organization, said the purpose of mass marriage...
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Hundreds of Afghans flee country through Nimroz border daily

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Nov 07, 2017 - 15:16
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Local officials say insecurity, joblessness and poverty force a large number of people to go abroad illegally through southwestern Nimroz province. Nimroz, sharing borders with Iran and Pakistan, has become a passage for illegal...
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Radio Sistan in charge beaten by sweet making factory owners

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Nov 03, 2017 - 16:05
KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have arrested two suspects in southwestern Nimroz province in connection to torment of Radio Sistan Head Ghlam Sakhi Ahmadi, the Journalists Safety Committee (JSC) said in a statement on Friday.
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5 policemen killed in Nimroz attack

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Oct 19, 2017 - 15:04
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): At least five policemen have been killed and three others wounded in a Taliban attack in Zaranj-Dilaram highway in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said Thursday. A security official, who wished to go unnamed, told Pajhwok...
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India ready to support Afghanistan in all areas: envoy

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Oct 18, 2017 - 17:46
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): “India is ready to cooperate with Afghanistan in every sphere of life,” the country’s consul general based in southern Kandahar province told a health clinic’s inauguration ceremony in southwestern Nimroz province on Wednesday.
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Below 5pc of Zaranj residents consume clean water

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Oct 16, 2017 - 17:19
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The scarcity of potable water has turned into a serious challenge for residents of the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, where less than five percent of people use healthy water. A new survey by the Central Statics...
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Thousands of acres of public land reclaimed in Nimroz

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Sep 27, 2017 - 16:16
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The government on Wednesday reclaimed around 10,000 acres of land from its illegal occupants mainly powerful figures in Zaranj, the capital of southwestern Nimroz province.
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Women’s presence in Nimroz pubic offices on the increase

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Sep 23, 2017 - 19:44
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): The number of women working in government offices has increased in southwestern Nimroz province, despite little work on females’ capacity building. Local officials say the women in Nimroz had played an active role in the previous...
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Trader kidnapped, killed in Nimroz capital

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Sep 03, 2017 - 13:42
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A businessman has been killed after being abducted by unknown gunmen in the capital of southwestern Nimroz province, police said on Sunday.
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