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Nangarhar Province: Province of Afghanistan
Nangarhฤr also called Nangrahar or Ningrahar, is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern part of the country and bordering Logar, Kabul, Laghman and Kunar provinces as well as an international border with Pakistan. It is divided into twenty-two districts and has a population of about 1,436,000, the third highest of the country's 34 provinces. The city of Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar province.

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47 killed, wounded as suicide attack targets funeral in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan

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Pakistani origin ISKP terrorist linked with Taliban, LeT arrested by Afghan forces

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US and Afghan troops fired on in Nangarhar province

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Afghanistan mosque bombing: death toll rises

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Afghans search for bodies after at least 69 killed in mosque explosions

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At least 25 killed and dozens injured in blast at Afghan mosque

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Afghanistan violence: Dozens killed in mosque blast

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Afghan official says bomb kills at least 10 in eastern city

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Afghan President Ghani promises to introduce measures to prevent civilian casualties in war against militants

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Letter detailing civilian presence failed to prevent deadly Afghan drone strike

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Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan

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