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    Zabul education official shot dead in Quetta

    QALAT (PAN): An advisor to the education department in southern Zabul province has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Pro-Taliban clerics shot dead in Quetta

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead two more Taliban members in Quetta, the capital city of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, sources said on Friday.



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    Taliban leader gunned down in Quetta

    QALAT (Pajhwok): An Taliban leader was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, on Wednesday.



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    District chief detained for beating judge

    QALAT (PAN): The Shahr-i-Safa district chief has been detained and referred to the attorney’s office weeks after he roughed up a judge, an official said on Monday.



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    Afghan rebel leader shot dead in Quetta

    QALAT (PAN): Another Afghan Taliban commander has been gunned down along with his associates in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Monday.



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    ISAF loses 6 soldiers in Zabul plane crash

    QALAT (PAN): Six International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers were killed in a plane crash in southern Zabul province on Tuesday, officials said.



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    Children among 4 civilians dead in blasts

     KALAT CITY (PAN): Four civilians, including three children, were killed in two different bomb blasts in southern Kandahar and Zabul provinces on Monday, official said.



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    Zabul police detain 2 with 175kg of opium

    QALAT (PAN): Police have detained two smugglers and recovered 175 kilograms of opium from their possession in southern Zabul province, said a provincial security official on Wednesday.



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    18 rebels perish in Zabul airstrikes

    QALAT (PAN): Eighteen armed militants have been killed in airstrikes by foreign troops in the Arghandab district of southern Zabul province, security officials on Sunday.



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    Bullet-riddled bodies of 7 soldiers found

    QALAT (PAN): Security officials in southern Zabul province said on Wednesday the Taliban had killed the seven Afghan soldiers they kidnapped a month ago on the Kabul-Kandahar highway.