By: Shakor Kamran , Date:17/10/2019
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): More votes have been cast in insecure districts of southeastern Paktia province than in relatively peaceful areas during last month’s presidential election,creating doubts in some people’s minds al... Read More
By: Shakor Kamran , Date:29/09/2019
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Provincial authorities in southeastern Paktia province say the presidential ballot was conducted in a transparent manner in the province and people cast their votes fearlessly. During a press conf... Read More
By: Shakor Kamran , Date:29/09/2019
GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Residents of southeastern Paktia province say they voted during Saturday’s presidential election only for reaching peace and stability in the country. Paktia residents hope the new government woul... Read More

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4 campaigners of a candidate killed in Paktia

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Sitting lawmakers, who are seeking reelection to the Wolesi Jirga, have been using government resources and authority in the ongoing electoral campaign, rival candidates in southeastern Paktia province complain.

GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two security guards were injured in an armed attack on the Wolesi JirgaCandidate’s Dr. Yar Baz Hameedi’s election campaign office in southeastern Paktika province on Friday.
Baz told Pajhwok Afghan News the attack took place at around 1:00 pm on his office in the Beland Mazalo area.
He said two security personnel have been wounded in the attack. One suffered deep wounds, he added.

GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Hundreds of businessmen, civil society activists and provincial council members blocked the Kabul-Gardez Highway in southeastern Paktia province for a second day on Thursday.
The protestors said the highway would remain blocked until the government accepted their demands. They accused Kabul of discriminating against the people of the province, which received little support in terms of reconstruction and security.

GARDIZ (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Thursday said a large operation was underway in the Dand Patan district of southern Paktia province to combat militants in the region.
Last Monday, militants attacked several border police posts in the district and took control of some of them. Later, border police and commandos conducted a major operation to retake control of the posts.
Brig. Gen. Abdul Basir Khpalwak, the 202nd Border Zone commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 70 rebels were killed and 35 others wounded during the operation.


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