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    Police among 13 dead in Nuristan clash

    ASADABAD (PAN): Eight border policemen and five Taliban fighters were killed during a clash in the eastern Nuristan province, officials said on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistan fires 90 missiles into Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Pakistani forces once again fired 90 missiles into Shigal and Sarkano districts of eastern Kunar province, causing no casualties, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Taliban district chief killed in infighting

    ASADABAD (PAN): A key Taliban commander, a shadow district chief, was killed during infighting in eastern Kunar province, suggesting cracks within the rebel movement, an official said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    District retaken from militants after 30 months

    ASADABAD (PAN): Afghan forces on Friday recaptured the Want Waigal district of eastern Nuristan province, 30 months after the town fell to rebels, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Drone strike kills children in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Three children were killed and seven others, all from the same family, were injured in an overnight drone strike by US-led coalition forces in the Manogai district of eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    Bid to assassinate Kunar governor foiled

    ASADABAD (PAN): Police on Saturday claimed seizing “chemical weapons” that were to be used in an assassination attempt on the governor of eastern Kunar province.



    Governance

    Woman sentenced to death for killing daughter-in-law

    ASADABAD (PAN): A woman in eastern in Kunar province was awarded the capital punishment on the charge of beating her daughter-in-law to death.



    Security and Crime

    4 policemen injured in Kunar

    ASADABAD (PAN): Four policemen were injured by Taliban’s shelling in the eastern province of Kunar, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    16 rebels shun insurgency in Kunar: governor

    ASADABAD (PAN): A 16-member insurgent group reconciled with the government in eastern Kunar province bordering Pakistan's Bajuar tribal region, the governor said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    4 injured in Pakistani missile attack

    ASADABAD (PAN): The Pakistan military has fired a new barrage of missiles into eastern Kunar province, wounding four people, a senior official said on Sunday.