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    8 including women killed in fresh violence

    KANDAHAR/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Six insurgents and two women have been killed and a dozen others, including rebels and civilians, injured during separate incidents in Kandahar and Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.

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    Offensive to drive militants from Ghorak begins

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A major security operation has been launched to flush out armed insurgents from the Ghorak district of southern Kandahar province, police said on Monday.

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    Kandahar, Lashkargah plunge into darkness

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Power cables from the Kajaki dam to two major cities in southern Afghanistan have been cut during a clash between insurgents and security forces, an official said on Sunday.

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    Civilians among 15 dead in Kandahar violence

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Two separate roadside bomb explosions killed six people and injured several others, including children, in southern Kandahar province, where nine militants were also killed, officials said on Tuesday.

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    2nd phase of Operation Bawar soon: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A senior military official on Monday said the “Operation Bawar” had been successful in southern Kandahar province and the offensive’s second phase would be launched soon.


    Kandaharis spell out demands on next president

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of southern Kandahar province say they want the next president to improve security, electricity, extend government’s writ to remote areas, eliminate corruption, improve education, economy and ensure honourable return of Afghan refugees.


    Arghandab women to have recreational park

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Construction work on a recreational park for women has been launched in the Arghandab district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday.  

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    Explosions kills six civilians in the south

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six civilians have been killed and four others wounded in separate explosions in the southern Helmand and Kandahar provinces, officials said Saturday.


    Taliban have closed all schools in Mianshin: official

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Insecurity, lack of healthcare services and schools are the main problems being faced by residents of the Mianshin district of southern Kandahar province, the district chief has said.


    Power restored to Kandahar City, Lashkargah

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Cables carrying electricity from the Kajaki hydro power plant to Kandahar City and Lashkargah were repaired on Friday, about one and a half months later they were cut off during clashes between security forces and militants in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.