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    2 security forces, 10 rebels dead in Kamdish fight

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Saturday that hundreds of militants carried out coordinated attack on Kamdish district of eastern Nuristan, and the ensuing battle left two Afghan security forces and 10 militants dead.



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    Ex-Bagram detainees lead battles in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police said Taliban commanders, who had been released from the Bagram Jail in central Parwan province, currently spearheaded battles against government forces in southern Helmand province.



    Security and Crime

    Huge quantity drugs seized in Nangarhar, Nimroz

    JALALABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday detained six people on charges of trafficking more than one ton of narcotics in eastern Nangarhar and southwestern Nimroz provinces, officials said.



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    Lull in Pakistani rocket fire enters 3rd week

    ASDADABAD (Pajhwok): A lull in Pakistani rocket attacks into eastern Kunar province has entered a third week, local officials said on Saturday.



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    Newly-wed woman killed in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA) on Saturday vehemently condemned killing of a newly-wed woman who was killed by her husband in northern Baghlan province.



    Security and Crime,Accidents & Disasters

    4 killed, 9 injured in Kandahar incidents

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and nine others injured in a traffic accident in southern Kandahar province, where three persons had been found dead under mysterious circumstances, officials said on Saturday.



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    4 rebels killed in Baghlan, Jawzjan violence

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/ SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least four militants have been killed and seven others wounded in northern Baghlan and northwestern Jawzjan provinces, officials said Saturday.



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    Obama expands Afghan combat mission

    KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Barack Obama has quietly issued guidelines allowing American forces to target Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan and conduct air support for Afghan operations when needed post-2014.



    Security and Crime

    Police officer’s brother killed in Jalalabad blast

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A crime branch chief was among three others wounded in an explosion that left his brother dead in eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, officials said.



    Security and Crime

    6 kidnapped schoolteachers set free in Badghis

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): The Taliban set free six abducted schoolteachers following negotiations with tribal elders in the Qadis district of northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Friday.