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4 attackers killed before reaching target in Kandahar

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Nov 13, 2017 - 16:04
کندهار ښار (پژواک، ٢٢ لړم ٩٦): چارواکي وايي چې په کندهار ولايت کې څلور ځانمرګي بريدګر موخې ته له رسېدو مخکې وژل شوي دي.
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Foreign forces convoy attacked in Kandahar’s Dand district

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Nov 13, 2017 - 15:51
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Foreign forces convoy was struck by a car-bombing on Monday in the Dand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said. Police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the car-bombing on foreign forces...
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Farah: 8 police killed in Taliban attack on checkpoint

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Nov 13, 2017 - 11:51
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Eight policemen were killed as a result of a Taliban attack in western Farah province, an official said on Monday. Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants attacked a security check-post in Regi area...
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Most of Ghazni PC members not attending office

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Nov 13, 2017 - 08:50
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The majority of the Provincial Council (PC) members in southern Ghazni province remain absent from duty for months and have been busy doing personal chores. PC secretary Hassan Reza Yousafi told Pajhwok Afghan News that half...
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Policeman killed, 3 militiamen injured in Tirinkot blast

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Nov 12, 2017 - 21:05
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A landmine explosion killed one policeman and injured a second policeman and two uprising members in the capital of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, an official said. Provincial deputy police chief, Abdul Qawi Omari, told...
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Most area of Dasht-i-Archi district under Taliban control: Saadi

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Nov 12, 2017 - 19:17
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Seventy-five percent of Dasht-i-Archi district’s territory in northern Kunduz province has been under the Taliban control and the group established their bases there, an official said on Sunday. District Chief Nasruddin Saadi...
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Daesh foreign mentors recruiting Jawzjan youth

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Nov 12, 2017 - 18:43
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Some residents of northern Jawzjan province have claimed expert mentors from Sudan, Chechnya, Uzbekistan and France have been training newly-recruited members of Daesh or the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Darz Ab district. A...
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A gang of 14 kidnappers detained in Kabul

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Nov 12, 2017 - 13:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces have detained a group of 14 kidnappers who were involved in kidnapping businessmen and robbery cases in the capital Kabul. A statement from NDS received by Pajhwok Afghan News said, “The...
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Woman among 3 killed in Parwan, Samangan violence

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Nov 12, 2017 - 12:14
CHARIKAR/AIBAK (Pajhwok): A man accused of illicit relationship with a girl has shot dead her two brothers in central Parwan province while another woman has been killed in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday. Mohammad Masoom Farzai...
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7 dead as Taliban, Daesh clash in Nangarhar

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Nov 11, 2017 - 20:24
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least seven Daesh and Taliban fighters have been killed during a clash between the rival groups in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday. The Nangarhar governor’s spokesman, Attaullah...
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Officials complicit in stealing Mes Ainak relics: MPs

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Nov 11, 2017 - 19:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Saturday accused government officials of their complicity in the smuggling of historic artifacts from the Mes Ainak site in central Logar province. But government officials rejected the claim. A $3 billion...
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7 Taliban insurgents killed in Paktika clashes

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Nov 11, 2017 - 17:26
SHARANA (Pajhwok): Seven Taliban insurgents have been killed and as many wounded during clashes with security forces in southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Saturday. Brig. Gen. Raham Del, 203rd Thunder Military Corps commander, told...
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Diesel, sugar, flour prices increased in Kabul

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Nov 11, 2017 - 15:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Prices of diesel, sugar, and Kazakhstani flour have increased during the outgoing week in Kabul, market sources said on Saturday. Abdul Hadi, a worker at Wazir Abad Pump Station, told Pajhwok Afghan News the price of one litre of...
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32 militants killed in Ghazni, Kapisa incidents

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Nov 11, 2017 - 14:20
GHAZNI/MAHMOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Local officials on Saturday at least 32 Taliban militants have been killed during clashes with Afghan forces in southern Ghazni and central Kapisa provinces. Ghazni governor’s spokesman, Mohammad Arif Noori, told...
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1 soldier killed, 5 wounded in Helmand Humvee bombing

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Nov 11, 2017 - 10:03
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and five others wounded as a result of Humvee bomb attack in Nawa district of southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said. Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told...
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2 police, 3 Taliban dead in Uruzgan battle

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Nov 10, 2017 - 14:00
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Two police and three Taliban gunmen were killed during a clash on a highway in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Friday. The overnight clash broke out after some 70 Taliban fighters stormed security posts on the...
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Fresh anti-Taliban offensive sought in Uruzgan

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Nov 10, 2017 - 13:47
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Provincial peace committee members, provincial council members, tribal elders and residents of central Uruzan province on Friday demanded clearing operations against militants in all parts of the province. The demand was echoed...
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25 injured as ANA copters pound Farah bazaar

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Nov 10, 2017 - 11:53
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan forces pounded a bazaar in the Khak-i-Safid district of western Farah province yesterday, injuring 25 people including four children, residents claimed on Friday. The helicopter gunships started hitting the bazaar in...
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Car bomb hits border police in Lashkargah, 1 killed

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Nov 10, 2017 - 11:28
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One border policeman was killed and eight others wounded in a car bomb attack in the capital of southern Helmand province on Friday, an official said. The early morning attack targeted personnel of the second border police...
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5 local police killed in Kunar roadside blast

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Nov 09, 2017 - 18:17
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Five Afghan Local Police (ALP) members were killed on Thursday when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the Nari district of eastern Kunar province. The ALP men were on a patrol in Shari Kot area when fell prey to the...
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