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    Clash between rival commanders leaves 3 dead

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed in a clash between two armed commanders’ groups in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    Four of 7 fleeing prisoners recaptured

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police have recaptured four prisoners who fled a jail in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Pakistan not going after Haqqani network: MoFA

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday accused the Pakistan Army of targeting only local fighters in the ongoing operation in North Waziristan tribal region, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    17 rebels killed in Kandahar offensive

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen armed rebels were killed following an operation by Afghan and foreign troops in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday. 



    Security and Crime

    Policemen gun down 4 colleagues in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Policemen shot dead their four colleagues and wounded a fifth in southern Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.



    Governance

    Bill on privileges for lawmakers illegal: Lawyers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The lawyers' association on Monday urged the National Assembly to throw out a bill allowing parliamentarians to take advantage of certain privileges even after completing their tenure.



    Security and Crime

    Civilians among 25 killed in Faryab clashes

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians, 15 militants and eight policemen have been killed during clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province as part of the Shakh Bazaar fell to the Taliban, officials said on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    2 dead, 18 wounded in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two people, including a policeman, were killed and 18 others wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan National Police (ANP) in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.