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SCA to spend 104million afs on Samangan projects

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Mar 15, 2018 - 20:34
AIBAK (Pajhwok): The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) would spend 104 million afghanis in northern Samangan province on projects concerning good governance, rural livelihood, rehabilitation of disabled people, education, health and human...
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Samangan denied 5pc coalmine revenue share: Residents

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Feb 26, 2018 - 11:32
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Under the Afghanistan laws, a five percent of the revenue from mineral extraction should go to the relevant province, but residents of northern Samangan province say they are denied this royalty benefit. Coalmines in Dara-i-Suf Bala...
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4 construction firm workers kidnapped in Samangan

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Feb 25, 2018 - 19:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen abducted four employees of a construction company in northwestern Samangan province on Sunday, an official said. Police spokesman Munir Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News unknown armed men abducted a supervisor and...
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Protest erupts against deputy Samangan governor

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Feb 20, 2018 - 23:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): A number of residents of northern Samangan province on Tuesday opposed Zaiuddin Zia’s appointment as deputy governor of the province, calling for Sifatullah Samangani, a provincial council member, to continue serving on the position.
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Child rescued, alleged kidnappers arrested in Samangan

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Feb 18, 2018 - 20:17
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police rescued a child and arrested two kidnappers in northern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday.
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Taliban deny killing 2 comrades in Samangan

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Feb 14, 2018 - 15:54
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Taliban militants killed two comrades in Khuram district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday, but the rebels claimed the slain men were police. Khuram district administrative head Qari Abdullah Mujahid...
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Samangan truckers on strike against police extortion

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Jan 21, 2018 - 17:30
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Truck drivers who transport coal from the Shababak coalmine in northern Samangan province on Sunday went on strike, vowing to continue their protest until extortion on the road was stopped. Ghazanfar, one of the protesting drivers,...
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Samangan cop kills girl over disclosing friendship

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Jan 17, 2018 - 15:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): A policeman shot dead a 20-year-old woman inside her family house in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday. Samangan police spokesman Munir Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the policeman had been arrested and he...
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4 Taliban held with 500kg of explosive in Samangan

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Jan 15, 2018 - 17:20
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Four Taliban militants have been captured with 500 kilograms of explosives devises in northwestern Samangan province, an official said on Monday. Police spokesman 2nd Lt. Muneer Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainees included...
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Insurgents torch 2 coal trucks in Samangan

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Jan 09, 2018 - 15:41
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Militants have torched two trucks and taken their drivers hostage in northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday. Ahmad Ali Husni, the administrative chief for Dara-i-Sauf Bala district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Samangan coalmines revenue exceeds last year’s limit

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Dec 25, 2017 - 13:23
AIBAK (Pajhwok): The revenue of two coalmines in the Dara-i-Suf Bala district of northern Samangan province reached more than 2.8 billion afghanis in the ongoing year. Eng. Mahmood, deputy head of the Samangan coalmine enterprise, told Pajhwok...
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Rebels set alight 4 coal trucks in Samangan

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Dec 10, 2017 - 16:40
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Suspected militants torched four trucks transferring coal in Dara-i-Suf Bala district of northern Samangan province on Sunday, an official said. Ahmad Ali Husaini, administrative chief of the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Car bomb seized, 2 suspects detained in Samangan

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Dec 05, 2017 - 00:43
AIBAK (Pajhwok): An explosives-laden vehicle was seized and two landmines detected and defused separately in northern Samangan province, an official said on Monday. Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the terror plots, Mohammad Sidiq...
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Truck overturns in Samangan, leaves 2 dead

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Nov 14, 2017 - 16:03
AIBAK (Pajhwok): A truck skidded off the road and overturned near the capital of northern Samangan province on Tuesday, leaving two persons, including the driver, dead, an official said. Col. Abdul Razeq, Samangan traffic department head, said the...
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Woman among 3 killed in Parwan, Samangan violence

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Nov 12, 2017 - 12:14
CHARIKAR/AIBAK (Pajhwok): A man accused of illicit relationship with a girl has shot dead her two brothers in central Parwan province while another woman has been killed in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday. Mohammad Masoom Farzai...
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3 killed, 4 wounded in Samangan car plunge

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Nov 08, 2017 - 19:59
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and four others wounded in a traffic accident in Khurram wa Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday. Provincial police spokesman, Munir Hashimi, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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90 percent of Samangan girls out of school

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Oct 30, 2017 - 15:28
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Of every 10 girls, nine do not go to school in northern Samangan province due to insecurity, none-availability of textbooks and the absence of separate classrooms.
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Onion price skyrockets as harvest down in Samangan

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Oct 15, 2017 - 19:01
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Due to decreased harvest, the price of onion has increased by more than 10 times compared to its last year’s rate in Hazrat Sultan district of northern Samangan province. Humayoon Habib, Samangan agriculture director, said farmers...
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Thousands face acute water shortage in Aibak

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Sep 25, 2017 - 17:01
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 6,000 families, struggling with an acute shortage of potable water, in northern Samangan province may be forced into moving elsewhere if the crisis persists, an official warns. Eng. Abdul Rab Hakimi, Samangan rural...
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2 killed as Taliban attack ALP commander home

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Sep 22, 2017 - 16:59
SAMANGAN (Pajhwok): Father of a local police commander and one Taliban attacker were killed and the commander and a woman were wounded during a clash in northern Samangan province on Friday. The clash that lasted two hours broke out after a group of...
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