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    Badakhshan clash being investigated

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The Interior Ministry has launched an investigation into the killing of five policemen in a clash with armed men loyal to an illegal commander over the control of azure mines in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    10 militants eliminated in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten insurgents have been killed during a clearing operation in the Darayem district of northeastern Badakhshan province, police claimed on Friday.

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    Badakhshan blast leaves 3 children dead

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and five others wounded in a mortar explosion in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    10 rebels join peace process in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A militant leader, who recently joined the peace process in northeastern Badakhshan province, claimed on Monday that foreign spy agencies were igniting violence in Afghanistan.

    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.

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    8 insurgents killed in Badakhshan offensive

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Eight rebels have been killed and 17 others wounded in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.

    Business & Economics,Social

    Badakhshan road blockades jack up prices

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The dilapidated condition of roads that link border districts with the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province has resulted in increased prices of food items, an official said on Saturday.

    Security and Crime

    8 militants killed in Jawzjan, Badakhshan

    SHIBERGHAN/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least eight militants have been killed and six people, including a civilian, wounded during separate incidents in northern Jawzjan and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Saturday.


    Get to grips with foreign meddling, new prez told

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Residents of northeastern Badakhshan province want the incoming president to focus on stopping foreign interference in Afghanistan and ensuring sustained international military assistance to ensure stability.

    Security and Crime

    5 districts cut off from Badakhshan capital

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Militants have cut off five districts from Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, by damaging a key road, an official said on Tuesday.