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    Hashmat Karzai laid to rest

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai’s cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province late on Tuesday night hours after he was assassinated by a suicide bomber at his residence.



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    Children among 13 injured in Tirinkot blast

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Thirteen people, including eight children, were injured on Wednesday when a roadside bomb tore through a private commercial vehicle in this capital city of central Uruzgan province, police said.



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    Pair who sworn to kill 40 persons held

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Tuesday claimed arresting two individuals involved in a series of terrorist activities in western Herat province.



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    Casualties as Hesarak clashes continue

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents launched attacks on several security posts in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, with both sides suffering casualties, officials said.



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    Karzai’s cousin killed by suicide bomber

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A powerful cousin of President Hamid Karzai was killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber posing as guest set off his explosives at his residence in the Dand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.



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    71 Pakistani rockets hit 3 Kunar towns

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired up to 71 rockets into three districts of eastern Kunar province, inflicting financial losses on residents, an official said on Monday.



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    1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.



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    NDS foils suicide attacks on eve of Eid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The spy service on Sunday claimed its agents had foiled at least three suicide attacks by capturing four would-be bombers and an explosives-laden car in three provinces.



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    Naeem warns against fresh attacks after Eid

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The governor on Sunday claimed militants were planning to launch massive attacks in Sangin and nearby districts of southern Helmand province after Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.



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    Security up in Nangarhar for Eid holidays

    JALAABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Sunday said strict security measures have been put in place to ensure the religious festival of Eidul Fitr passed off in a pleasant environment in eastern Nangarhar province.