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    Rebels among 18 killed in fresh bout of violence

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgent were killed and 12 other, including six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel, wounded during clashes and an explosion in different parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.

    GHAZNI CITY, Sept 11, 2014: Taliban fighters riding motorcycles in southern Ghazni province.
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    GHAZNI CITY, Sept 11, 2014: Labors collecting books of Public Library in southern Ghazni province.

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    5 police among 6 dead in fresh violence

    GHAZNI CITY/ MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): In a pre-dawn attack, militants gunned down a leading tribal elder in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, the governors’ spokesman said.

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    Hajj affairs chief found dead in Ghazni

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): The Hajj affairs chief for the Waghaz district of southern Ghazni province has been found dead, an official said Monday.

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    Gunmen kill slain director’s brother

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Gunmen shot dead a brother of the slain Hajj and Religious Affairs director on his way to central Maidan Wardak province to bring the body of his brother to southern Ghazni province, an official said.

    GHAZNI CITY, Sept 04, 2014: Smoke rises from National Directorate of Security (NDS) office after insurgents’ attacked the facility in southern Ghazni province.


    Kidnapped Ghazni hajj director found dead

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Kidnapped Hajj and Religious Affairs director for southern Ghazni province was found dead in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Saturday.

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    33 killed, 154 wounded in Ghazni attack

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents detonated two powerful truck bombs outside the National Directorate of Security (NDS) office and a police station in southern Ghazni province on Thursday, killing 14 security personnel, including civilians, and 19 attackers while injuring 154 others, officials said.