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    Elders want fraud-tainted officials fired

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Tribal elders and religious scholars in eastern Kunar province on Sunday asked the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to sack its employees accused of fraud in the first round of presidential elections.

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    9 fighters blown up by own bomb in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Nine insurgents were killed when the landmine they were planting exploded prematurely in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Saturday.

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    2 boys killed in Kunar militants attack

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Two young boys were killed when militants fired rockets Marora district in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, an official said.

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    4 rebels dead in Nuristan drone strike

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four rebels were killed and two others wounded following a drone attack in eastern Nuristan province on Wednesday morning, an official said.

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    18 more missiles fired into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Eighteen missiles were fired by the Pakistan army into eastern Kunar province, an official claimed on Monday, when top military commanders were scheduled to meet in Kabul.

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    Rebels launch attacks in 8 Kunar towns

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents launched coordinated attacks on security forces in eight districts of eastern Kunar province early Monday morning, with clashes in some areas still ongoing, police said.

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    Pakistan fires another 30 rockets into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired at least 30 “long-range rockets” into Shegal and Dangam districts of eastern Kunar province, causing financial losses to residents, the police chief said on Saturday.


    Newly-built houses distributed among refugees

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of houses constructed by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) were distributed among displaced families in the Sawkai district of eastern Kunar province, an official said Saturday.

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    Pakistan fires 18 artillery shells into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): In a fresh cross-border attack, Pakistani forces on Wednesday fired at least 18 artillery shells into eastern Kunar province, leaving several domestic animals dead and damaging a mosque.

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    ISAF drone crashes in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) unmanned aircraft crashed in the Mori area of Shigal district in eastern Kunar province on Saturday, an official said.