Ajmal Wisal


Mineral resources of Uruzgan province

TARINKOAT (Pajhwok): Surveys conducted in the past shown the central Uruzgan province had large scale reservoirs of natural resources, officials of provincial mines department said.

Ahmad JavedKhpalwak, provincial director of mines department, told Pajhwok Afghan News the previoussurveys proved that mines of precious stones and gold had existed in the capital city and some districts of the province.

Tirinkot seminary fire injures 11 students


TIRINKOT (PAN): Nearly a dozen students were injured as a result of a seminary fire in Tirinkot, the capital of central Uruzgan province, on Sunday.

Dr Yad Wali of the Uruzgan Civil Hospital confirmed receiving 11 injured students from the religious school, where the fire was caused by a gas cylinder at 12.00 noon.

He said the students with burn injuries -- aged 5-12 years -- were under treatment. Three of the children were in critical condition, he added.

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