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    5 police dead in Kapisa suicide attack

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Six people were killed and 19 others injured in a suicide attack in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Monday, officials said.

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    4 French soldiers killed in Kapisa suicide attack

    KABUL (PAN): Four International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed and eight others, including three civilians, injured in a suicide attack by a burqa-clad bomber in central Kapisa province early Saturday morning, officials said.


    Residents drive foreign militants from Kapisa

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Foreign fighters were forced from the Alasai district of central Kapisa as a result of a decision by tribal elders, residents and local Taliban said on Friday.

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    300 acres of land cleared of poppies in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Nearly 300 acres of land was cleared of poppy crops as part of a poppy eradication campaign targeting various districts in central Kapisa province, officials said on Monday.


    Scared Tagab students stay away from schools

    MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A number of schoolchildren in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Monday complained they could not go to schools because of security posts established nearby.

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    4 militants, 2 civilians killed in Kapisa clash

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Local officials in central province of Kapisa said on Monday that four Taliban fighters and two civilians were killed, while another seven militants and two civilians wounded during a clash between insurgents and Afghan forces.

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    3 civilians killed in Kapsia rocket attack

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Three civilians were killed and seven others injured when two rockets hit houses in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province on Saturday, an official said.

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    11 rebels killed in Helmand, 4 women injured in Kapisa

    LASHKARGAH/MEHMOOD RAQI (PAN): Nearly a dozen Taliban insurgents were killed in clashes with police in southern Helmand province, while four women were wounded in a rocket attack in central Kapisa province, officials said on Saturday.

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    4 civilians dead in Kapisa airstrike, official claims

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): Four civilians were killed as a result of an airstrike by foreign troops in the central province of Kapisa, officials claimed on Sunday.

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    Nijrab police chief escapes blast

    MAHMOOD RAQI (PAN): A district police chief escaped unhurt when a roadside bomb went off in central Kapisa province on Sunday, said an official.