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    9 dead, dozens wounded in Takhar bombing

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least nine civilians were killed and 24 others wounded in a bomb blast in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province on Thursday, an official said.



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    5 of a family, religious scholar gunned down

    PUL-I-KHMRI/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead five members of a family and a religious scholar in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday.



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    Alasai residents initiate anti-Taliban uprising

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Residents of Alasai district have initiated an uprising to expel Taliban militants from their villages in central Kapisa province, the governor said on Wednesday.



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    1 police dead, 11 injured in Kunar blast

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Officials said a roadside bombing left one policeman dead and 11 others injured in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday.



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    Kabul airport security beefed up: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday said tight security measures had been put in place to protect the Kabul International Airport.



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    Militants steal Nangarhar teachers' salaries

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): In a brazen attack, militants have snatched teacher salaries worth 900,000 afghanis that were being transferred to Haska Mena district from Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Taliban leader killed along with 2 aliens

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief has been killed along with two foreign militants during an airstrike in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Tuesday.



    Security and Crime

    10 rebels killed in drone strike, search operation

    JALALABAD/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 10 rebels, including suicide bombers, were killed in International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone strikes and a search operation in different parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday.