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    Kabul onslaught ends as 5th attacker killed

    KABUL (PAN): Five attackers were killed in clashes with security forces during a well-coordinated Taliban onslaught, targeting the UN mission office and police in the heart of heavily fortified Kabul.



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    Naeem visits Sangin as clashes continue

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): As armed clashes between Afghan forces and insurgents continued for a fifth straight day on Friday in the Sangin town, Helmand Governor Mohammad Naeem said the government forces had been able to retake areas overrun by heavily armed militants in the district.



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    4 police killed in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN):  Four policemen were killed by a home-made bomb that ripped through their vehicle in southern  Helmand province, an official said on Friday.



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    Police upbeat to find Nabi’s father till evening

    JALALABAD (PAN): A police official on Thursday expressed his hope that Mohammad Nabi's 60-year-old father, Khobi Khan, would be found and released from his abductors until this evening.



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    9 Afghan refugees die in Iran accident

    KABUL (PAN): Nine Afghan refugees were among 14 people died in a traffic accident in the Sestan province of neighboring Iran, officials said on Sunday.



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    2 die, 11 injured in traffic accidents

    CHARIKAR (PAN): One person was killed and five others sustained injuries when their cars collided in Bagram district of central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.



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    9 rebels killed in airstrike, ground operations

    SHARAN (PAN): Nine Taliban fighters were killed as a result of an airstrike and a ground operation by security personnel in the southeastern province of Paktika, officials said on Friday.



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    1500 lives lost to traffic accidents in 2012

    KABUL (PAN): As many 1,500 were killed last year in traffic accidents, most of them involving drivers using telephones, the Traffic Department director said on Wednesday.



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    Fire near Pul-i-Charkhi prison controlled

    KABUL (PAN): A fire erupted at an under-construction part of the Pul-i-Charkhi prison on the eastern outskirts of Kabul on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.



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    Floods kill 2, wash away crops in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Two people were killed and thousands of acres of farmland destroyed by floods in southeast Khost province, an official said on Monday.