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    Locals beaten for refusing to vote for a specific runner

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some tribal elders in northern Faryab province on Tuesday complained they were beaten by gunmen of a local commander after they refused to vote for a candidate of his choice.

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    Rivalry among influential empowers Taliban

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Serious differences among some powerful individuals have paved the ground for militants to expand their activities in Kohistan district of northwester Faryab province, an official said.

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    Would-be bomber among 7 militants killed

    KUNDUZ CITY, MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least seven militants, including a would-be suicide bomber, have been killed in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces in different incidents, security officials said Monday.


    7,000 Kuchis fail to vote in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Around 7,000 Kuchi tribesmen could not exercise their right to enfranchise in April 5 presidential and provincial council elections in northern Faryab province due to insecurity.  

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    Civilians among a dozen killed

    GHAZNI CITY/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Ten militants and two civilians have been killed during separate incidents of violence in northwestern Faryab and southern Ghazni provinces, officials said on Saturday.


    Warlords stuffed ballot boxes in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Some warlords stuffed ballot boxes and election officials committed fraud during Saturday’s elections in two districts of northwestern Faryab province, an official alleged on Wednesday.

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    7-year-old child abused in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A seven years old child was sexually abused in the Balcharagh district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday.


    Rebel leader among 12 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A rebel leader was among a dozen suspects killed and in a spate of clashes with police in northern Faryab province, officials said on Monday.


    Taliban capture Shakh Bazaar area in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents captured Shakh Bazaar area in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province on Sunday soon after security forces departed after election duty, the governor said.

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    Woman, children injured in rocket strike

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A woman and her two children were injured when a rocket fired by Taliban insurgents hit a house in the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province on Sunday, an official said.