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By: Hamid Tamkin , Date:19/06/2019
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SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A worker of a road construction company was killed and seven others wounded in an armed attack by unidentified gunmen in Jawzjan province on Tuesday, an official said.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan News the workers visited the area to initiate work on the road when they came under gunmen attack on Shiberghan-Qoshtapa highway in the morning.
The seven persons wounded in the assault were shifted to hospital for treatment, he said, adding that an investigation was launched to nab the perpetrators.

SHIBERGHAN (PAN): The northern Jawzjan province has immense gas reserves but stringent measures are needed to exploit the natural resources of the province in larger national interests, locals said. 
Bordering Turkmenistan, the province has five known areas rich in gas reservoirs. The natural gas is one of the valuable resources of Afghanistan but the country could not be able to exploit it judiciously.

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A Sikh by faith, Tota Singh has converted to Islam and is named as Abdul Rehman in the northern Jawzjan.
Two years back, Singh came from India to Shiberghan and since then he was thinking to convert to Islam.  After doing a lot of research, he has finally chosen Islam. “I was in prison for sometime in India and there I finally found that worshipping idles, animals and trees were not rational,” he recalled.

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down a teacher in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.
Provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Faqeer Mohammad Jawzjani told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mohammad Khan, the teacher, was shot dead by rebels in Faizabad district last night.
The motive behind the incident is unclear but police had launched investigation to ascertain facts, he said.


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