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updated Sat. June 29, 2024

Hundreds of enraged people blocked the Paktika-Ghazni highway and closed the provincial council (PC) office for few days to protest increasing insecurity ... On Sunday, top provincial austerities visited the protesters hailing from Paktika, Paktia and Ghazni provinces and promised to meet their demands.

SHARANA (Pajhwok): Protesters in southeastern Paktika province reopened the Paktika-Ghazni highway conditionally on Sunday, ending a week-long blockade. Hundreds of enraged people blocked the Paktika-Ghazni highway and closed the provincial council (PC) office for few days to protest ...
An initiative to build new schools in the southeastern province of Paktika has been boosted by a large private donation from the Afghan president himself. Ashraf Ghani contributed 300,000 US dollars to a scheme aimed at improving access to education in the province. Local officials had initially planned to ...
The US military killed a commander from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan who also served as an al Qaeda facilitator in an airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika late last month. The strike took place in a district that is known to have served as an al Qaeda haven in the past.
Kabul, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 02nd Mar, 2018): A top leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) having links with the Al Qaeda terrorist network was killed in a US airstrike in southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan. "A U.S. airstrike killed a Tehrik-e Taliban (TTP) deputy commander and ...
At least two civilians and one policeman were killed and six wounded in a motorbike bombing in Paktika on Sunday morning. According to officials, the explosion happened about 10am at a busy market in Yahyakhel district. Officials said explosives had been packed in a motorbike. However one source said at least 12 ...
Paktika, 170 kilometres southeast of the capital Kabul, does not have a good record on women's healthcare or rights. But locals say that conservative attitudes which have prevented young women studying nursing or midwifery are changing. The province's female doctor, Anisa, said that women in Paktika ...
attacks in southern Ghazni and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Monday. In Ghazni, Taliban insurgents stormed an Afghan Local Police (ALP) check-post in Laghaba locality of Deh Yak district late on Sunday night, killing one policeman and injuring three others, the governor's spokesman, ...
militants after snatching their gun in Gomal district of southern Paktika province, local security officials on Thursday, but the Taliban rejected the claim. Darya Khan, ALP forces commander in Sarobi district, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the ALP member named Awal Khan inflicted casualties on 25 Taliban ...


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