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    15 insurgents eliminated in Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHR/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Pakistani from Waziristan tribal region was among 15 militants killed during separate clashes with security forces in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    3 injured in an attack on aid agency office

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A former mujahideen commander mounted an armed assault on the office of an aid organisation, leaving three people injured, in central Parwan province on Wednesday.



    Business & Economics,Social,Features

    ISAF pullout fuelling unemployment

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Unemployment is on the rise and economic activity on the decline ahead of the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, residents of central Parwan province complained on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Teacher gunned down in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Unidentified assailants have gunned down a schoolteacher in central Parwan province, officials said on Saturday.



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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.  



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    4 NATO troops, 11 students among 17 killed

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four foreign troops and 11 Afghan students were killed during a suicide bombing in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Tuesday.



    Governance

    Gunmen’s presence worries Parwan residents

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The movements of illegal gunmen have increased in the capital of central Parwan province after the second round of presidential elections, locals complained on Saturday.



    Governance

    2 dead, 3 hurt as vehicle plunges into river

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): Two members of a family were killed and three others wounded as a passenger vehicle plunged into a river in central Panjsher province, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    Election Day violence kills 6, wounds 17

    CHARIKAR/GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Six militants were killed and 17 others, including civilians and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, wounded in separate incidents in central Parwan and southeastern Paktia provinces, officials said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Parwan polling sites open amid rigging reports

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Amid sporadic violence during the voting process, rigging attempts were reported in several parts of central Parwan province, an official has said on Saturday.