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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.

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    Ghazni hajj director kidnapped in Wardak

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected militants have abducted the Hajj and Religious Affairs director for southern Ghazni province along with two colleagues, the governor’s spokesman said on Wednesday.

    GHAZNI CITY, Aug 31, 2014: A view of Ghazni Balayi Esar's remains. PAJHHWOK/Saifullah Maftoon

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    18 rebels killed in south, centre

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgents have been killed and nine others injured during separate security incidents in southern Ghazni, Helmand and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.

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    Provincial council runner shot dead in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a member of peace council and candidate for the provincial council in southern Ghazni province on Monday, the governor’s spokesman said.

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    Ghazni inmates go on hunger strike

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Some prisoners have gone on hunger strike at the central jail in southern Ghazni province against delays in the investigation of their cases by judicial organs, an official said on Sunday.

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    9 dead as insurgents storm ALP posts in Takhar

    TALOQAN/GHAZNI CTY (Pajhwok): Eight militants were killed after they attacked Afghan Local Police (ALP) posts in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Sunday.

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    15 rebels dead in ISAF raid, Afghan forces’ action

    GHAZNI CITY/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Eleven militants were killed in the Giro district of southern Ghazni province in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), officials said Friday.

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    23 rebels killed, police officer wounded

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 23 insurgent have been killed and a district police chief wounded during clashes and a bombing in different parts of the country, officials said on Thursday.

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    Suspected Taliban kidnap 11 deminers in Andar

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban have kidnapped 11 deminers in the insurgency-plagued Andar district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.