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    Taliban commander killed in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban commander has been killed and his two associates wounded in a clash with Afghan forces in northwestern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.

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    Floods sweep away more houses in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Triggering by heavy rains, flash floods in northeastern Badakhshan province wreaked havoc and destroyed 45 more houses and hundreds of acres of crops, an official said on Monday.

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    Aid workers freed in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Five workers of the Switzerland-based emergency relief and rehabilitation organisation, Medair, were released following an operation in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Saturday.

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    Badakhshan students protest against ISAF

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Students staged a protest against foreign forces for detaining their schoolmates and teachers in northeastern Badakhashn province on Thursday.

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    Policemen killed in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Four border policemen were killed and a fifth injured during a clash with Taliban insurgents in the Wardoj district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Avalanches kill 22 in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Twenty-two people, including women and children, were killed by snow avalanches in Afghanistan's remote northeastern Badakhashan province, officials said on Tuesday.


    US-funded canal to water Badakhshan farmland

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A US-funded canal was inaugurated in the Shahda district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Thursday that would help irrigation.

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    Rescue effort ends after deadly Badakhshan disaster

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The rescue operation to find survivors and assist victims of a massive snow avalanche ended on Thursday in northeastern Badakhshan province, after 40 dead bodies were retrieved from the snow, officials said.

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    Civil society activists beaten up in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Two senior civil society activists were beaten up after they criticised Wolesi Jirga (lower house of parliament) members in northern Badakhshan province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Infighting leaves militant dead in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A local Taliban commander killed one of his fighters and held captive three others on the suspicion of spying for the government in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.