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    Magnetic bomb kills ALP commander in Logar

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was killed on Wednesday when a magnetic bomb attached to his vehicle went off near the capital of central Logar province, officials said.



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    5 policemen killed in Maiwad bomb attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five policemen were killed in a suicide bomb attack in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.



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    4 policemen wounded in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Four policemen were wounded in a bomb blast in southern Kandahar province, where the militants hanged a civilian, on Wednesday, an official said.



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    7 killed, 21 wounded in Kabul suicide attacks

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least seven security personnel were killed and more than 20 others wounded in two separate suicide attacks in Kabul on Wednesday, a day after the signing of a security pact with the United States.



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    45 rebels killed in Helmand, Taliban refute

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  Dozens of militants have been killed during airstrikes in the Sangin and Kajaki districts of southern Helmand province, an official said on Tuesday, a claim the insurgents dismissed.



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    Security in Wardak on high alert for Eid

    MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Strict security arrangements have been put in place for the Eidul Adha festival, governor of central Wardak province said on Tuesday.



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    Soldiers among 13 killed in raids, blasts

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants have been killed in drone attacks in eastern Nangarhar and Laghman province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Woman killed; student commits suicide

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A woman was killed and her spouse and son were injured when a mortar shell hit their house in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    5 injured in Qalat explosion; suspect held

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Four people were injured in a bomb blast in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Taliban hang 3 more robbers in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok):  The Taliban said on Tuesday they had hanged three individuals accused of theft robberies in the Gardez district of southeastern Paktia province.