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    7 militants killed, 2 held with bombs

    HERAT CITY/CHARIKAR (PAN): Seven militants were killed in the Bala Murghab district of Badghis province while two others were arrested with magnate bombs in central Parwan province, official said on Sunday.



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    Parwan-Bamyan highway reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Parwan-Bamyan highway reopened on Wednesday, six days after it was blocked by insurgents by placing huge rocks in the Seyah Gard and Sheikh Ali districts of central Parwan province, officials said.



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    Parwan-Bamyan highway remains blocked

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Armed insurgents have blocked the Parwan-Bamyan highway over the past four days in Seyah Gard district of central Parwan province, bringing to a halt vehicular movement, officials said on Monday.



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    PC candidate killed in Kapisa gun attack

    MAHMUD RAQI (PAN): A candidate for next year’s provincial council (PC) elections was gunned down by unknown assailants in the Nijrab district of central Kapisa province, police said on Saturday.



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    Bomber hits NATO convoy in Parwan

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A suicide attacker ploughed his explosives-laden bicycle into a convoy of NATO-led troops in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Friday, an official said.



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    Senior NSC official survives assassination bid

    KABUL/CHARIKAR (PAN): A senior National Security Council (NSC) official survived a gun attack on his car unharmed in central Parwan province, where an off-duty intelligence official was gunned down, officials said on Wednesday.



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    12 rockets slammed into Bagram Airbase

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Insurgents fired a dozen rockets at the Bagram Airbase, the largest military base for US troops in central Parwan province, late on Sunday night, but no reports about casualties could be ascertained.



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    Bagram base comes under rocket attack

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Militants fired several rockets into the Bagram airfield in central Parwan province overnight, but there were no casualties, officials said on Saturday.



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    Work on Parwan industrial park launched

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Construction work on an industrial park, where land plots would be distributed to more than 100 investors, was launched in central Parwan province on Saturday, officials said.



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    Over a dozen rebels killed in Najrab offensive

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Officials said on Wednesday more than a dozen militants have been eliminated in the Najrab district of central Kapisa province, but the Taliban claimed killing five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers there.