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    15 rebels killed in Maidan, Kapisa clashes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Fifteen insurgents have been killed and 23 others wounded in a series of operations in central Maidan Wardak and Kapisa provinces, officials said on Tuesday.


    Education improves in insecure Kapisa towns

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Most of the problems facing the education sector in militancy-hit districts of central Kapisa province have been resolved for the first time during the past 12 years, teachers and students say.

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    Alasai residents initiate anti-Taliban uprising

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Residents of Alasai district have initiated an uprising to expel Taliban militants from their villages in central Kapisa province, the governor said on Wednesday.

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    Students among 5 killed in fresh violence

    JALALABAD/MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): At least five civilians, including two students, were killed and three others wounded in separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Sunday.

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    Ex-jihadi commander among 4 killed

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Four people, including a former jihadi commander, have been gunned down by suspected rebels in central Kapisa province, an official said on Saturday.


    Residents question govt aid to Palestinians

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A number of residents of central Parwan and Kapisa provinces on Friday expressed their concerns over the Afghan government's aid to teh Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.

    Security and Crime

    Foreign rebels threaten Kapisa residents

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A number of residents of central Kapisa province complain of a heavy influx of foreign militants into the province, killing and threatening civilians. They urge the government to control the security situation.

    Security and Crime

    Gunmen impeding population census in Kapisa

    MAHMODRAQI (Pajhwok): Militants in Alasai and Tagab districts of central Kapisa province prevent a population census, warning workers to halt the drive or face death, officials said on Monday.

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    Taliban accused of torching civilian houses

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Officials and residents on Tuesday alleged a number of Pakistani Taliban had torched scores of houses in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, leaving one woman dead and two children wounded.  

    Accidents & Disasters

    6 injured as speedy car overturns in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Six persons were injured on Sunday when a speedy car overturned in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said.