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More than 40,000 NCP vehicles exist in Takhar

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Mar 14, 2018 - 16:13
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local traffic officials say more than 40,000 non-custom-paid (NCP) vehicles exist in northern Takhar province. Such automobiles are increasingly used in criminal incidents. Hazrat Gul Farkhari, Takhar traffic department head, told...
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Taliban raids leave 17 security personnel dead in Takhar

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Mar 09, 2018 - 14:18
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Seven Afghan National Army troops and ten Afghan local policemen were killed in Taliban attacks in the Khwaja Ghar district of northeastern Takhar province last night, an official said.
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Highway robbers loot 150 passengers in Takhar

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Mar 02, 2018 - 15:00
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Armed highway robbers on Friday looted 150 passengers of cash and valuables in northern Takhar province, officials said. Governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the robbers looted passengers of four 303...
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21 people injured in Takhar traffic accident

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Mar 02, 2018 - 14:10
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said at least 21 passengers were injured in a traffic accident in Kulfgan district of northern Takhar province. Takhar governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took...
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Takhar residents fret over illegal gunmen’s presence

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Feb 27, 2018 - 20:47
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Some tribal influential, elders and youth in northeastern Takhar province grumble about what they say ubiquitous presence of irresponsible armed men, criticizing government’s inaction to control them.
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Taloqan: 2 civilians including bride killed in police fire

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Feb 26, 2018 - 13:50
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Police have killed two people, including a bride, and wounded a third in northeastern Takhar province, an official alleged on Monday. Ghulam Mohammad, a resident of the provincial capital, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident...
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Taliban commander among five killed in Takhar operation

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Feb 11, 2018 - 15:32
TALIQAN (Pajhwok): Five Taliban militants, including their commander for Darqad district, have been killed and six other wounded during a clearing operation in northeast Takhar province, National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Sunday. The...
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ANA helicopter makes hard landing in Takhar

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Feb 10, 2018 - 19:40
TALUQAN (Pajhwok): An Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter has performed an emergency landing in Darqad district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday. The Darqad district chief, Saifuddin Mushtaq, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Gujar tribesmen forcibly evicted from Takhar homes

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Feb 06, 2018 - 18:22
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): An illegal militia commander, Abdul Awal, has allegedly evicted some 200 Gujar tribe families from their homes in Farkhar district of northeastern Takhar province.
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No complaint against kangaroo beating, says Surayya

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Feb 05, 2018 - 22:40
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The latest kangaroo court victim, Surayya, says she was lashed by her maternal uncle and his sons after the kangaroo court ordered so, but she has no complaint against the perpetrators. Police have detained seven suspects in...
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Investigation ordered into public beating of Takhar woman

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Feb 03, 2018 - 14:09
تالقان (پژواک، ١٤ دلو ٩٦): به والى تخار و ساير مقامات محلى دستور داده شده؛ تا موضوع محکمۀ صحرايى يک زن در ولسوالى چاه آب اين ولايت را، با جديت بررسى و عاملين آن را به چنگ قانون بسپارند.
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Taliban inaugurate township in Takhar’s Durqad district

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Jan 24, 2018 - 15:31
تالقان (پژواک، ٤ سلواغه ٩٦): د تخار په درقد ولسوالۍ کې د طالبانو له لوري جوړ شوى ښارګوټى، ګټې اخيستنې ته وسپارل شو.
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Alleged suicide bomber detained in Takhar

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Jan 17, 2018 - 14:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): An alleged would-be suicide bomber has been detained before reaching target in the capital of northern Takhar province, the spy service said Wednesday. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement named the detainee as...
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Many bonded child laborers work in Takhar salt mine

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Dec 27, 2017 - 12:38
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Mehrabuddin (not his real name), a 12-year-old boy, transfers salt rocks on two donkeys from dawn to dusk every day to pay off loan his father took two years ago in Namak Ab district of northern Takhar province. Mehrabuddin, is...
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Taliban capture 3 security posts, villages in Takhar

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Dec 12, 2017 - 17:27
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents have captured three security checkpoints and four villages in Dasht-i-Qala district of northeastern Takhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Maj. Khalil Aseer told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Taliban military commander held in Takhar

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Nov 29, 2017 - 15:52
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A Taliban military commander has been detained along with an accomplice during an operation in northern Takhar province, the spy service said Wednesday. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the rebel...
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Cerebral paralysis incidence surges in Takhar children

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Oct 25, 2017 - 18:57
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): As many as 600 children have been born with ‘Cerebral Palsy’ during the ongoing year in northeastern Takhar province, say public health officials. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a blanket term for several disorders that affect normal,...
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Former warlord killed, 8 injured in Takhar hotel bombing

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Oct 22, 2017 - 11:13
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Two civilians including a former jihadi commander were killed and eight others wounded as a result of a landmine blast in the Ashkamesh district of northeastern Takhar province on Sunday, an official said. Police spokesman Maj...
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Taliban embark on building townships in Takhar

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Oct 08, 2017 - 23:21
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): The Taliban have started establishing two residential townships in as many districts of northeastern Takhar province and have so far distributed shops to people, officials and residents said on Sunday. The Taliban also confirm...
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Insurgents attack Takhar public health workers

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Sep 13, 2017 - 15:15
KUNDUZ CITY/TALOQAN/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants attacked a vehicle carrying public health workers in northern Takhar province, while two women were killed in separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday. Hayatullah Amiri,...
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