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    2 children dead in Ghazni mortar fire

    GHAZNI CITY/ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two children were killed and three others from the same family were wounded on Sunday when a mortar shell allegedly fired by Taliban militants hit a house in the Qarah Bagh district of southern Ghazni province.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires rockets into Paktia, Kunar

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The Pakistani military has fired rockets into the Dand-i-Patan district of southeastern Paktia province, where a clash is ongoing, an official said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Kunar security for polling sites satisfactory

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Governor Shuja-ul-Mulk Jalala said on Saturday that the voting process was underway smoothly in eastern Kunar province without any security concern.



    Security and Crime

    3 ANA soldiers dead in Kunar blast

    ASADABAD/QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Five security personnel were killed in two separate incidents in Kunar and Badghis provinces, officials said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    315 Pakistani rockets hit Kunar amid protests

    ASADABAD/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Police on Wednesday claimed Pakistan fired more than 300 rockets into eastern Kunar province, as protests in neighbouring Nangarhar province against the periodic shelling entered a second day.



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    Drone strike kills 18 rebels in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least 18 militants were killed and seven others wounded in a US drone strike in the Watapoor district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday said, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    Kunar residents form anti-Taliban militia group

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Residents in three districts have formed an anti-Taliban militia group to drive the rebels from their areas in eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    4 dead, 10 hurt as Pakistani copters pound Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed and ten others were injured after Pakistani gunship helicopters crossed into Afghanistan and pounded a village in the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province on Saturday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistani troops fire 862 rockets into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): During the last six days, Pakistani army troops have fired around 862 missiles into eastern Kunar province, inflicting heavy financial loses, local officials said on Saturday.



    Governance

    Pakistan attacks aimed to scuttle vote: Jalala

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan has intensified rocket attacks on eastern Kunar province in a bid to scuttle the second round of presidential elections, the governor alleged on Tuesday.