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    Afghan soldier injures 3 Australian, 2 Afghan comrades

    TRINKOT (PAN): Three Australian and two Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were wounded after their Afghan comrade opened fire on them at a military base in central Uruzgan province on Tuesday, officials said.

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    Bombing suspect says Pakistani mullahs brainwashed him

    TIRINKOT (PAN): A suspected attempted suicide bomber arrested Wednesday said Pakistani mullahs had brainwashed him.

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    Policemen among 20 killed in Helmand, Uruzgan

    LASHKARGAH/TIRINKOT (PAN): Up to 18 Taliban and two policemen were killed in two separate operations in southern Helmand and central Uruzgan provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

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    11 local police surrender to Taliban in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Eleven members of a local police force have surrendered to Taliban militants in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Saturday.


    Daily Security Brief: July 20, 2011

    BALKH: Four civilians were killed and a dozen others injured in a bomb explosion in northern Balkh province, residents said on Wednesday.

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    Conflicting claims made about Uruzgan clash

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Eleven local policemen and two fighters were killed during a clash in central Uruzgan province, the Taliban claimed on Tuesday.

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    Lives of Jan Mohammad Khan and Hasham Watanwal

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Jan Mohammad Khan, former governor of Uruzgan and close advisor to President Hamid Karzai, was killed on Sunday night.

    He was an elder of Popalzai tribe in Uruzgan.

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    Positive change seen in Uruzgan police behavior

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Residents of the central Uruzgan province said Sunday that they had detected a positive change in the behavior of local police who had completed a training programme.

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    Teacher, young girl killed in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a teacher in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Sunday.


    Japan: World ready to welcome surrendering militants

    TIRINKOT (PAN): Japan's ambassador to Afghanistan, Rechero Takachi, said the international community is ready to guarantee the security for Afghan militants willing to renounce violence and joi