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    Pakistanis among dozens killed in Paktika airstrike

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of militants have been killed during an airstrike in southeastern Paktika province, local officials said on Friday, but Taliban claimed the victims were civilians.



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    8 including ALP men dead in Baghlan blast

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed on Friday noon when a powerful explosion rocked the Baraka district centre in northern Baghlan province, an official said.



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    Police officers among 14 dead in Logar battle

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Four policemen, including three officers, and 10 insurgents were killed during a fierce gun-battle near the capital of central Logar province on Thursday, officials said.



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    Man, girl gunned down in Ghazni clash

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The spouse of a female provincial council member was gunned down by a neighbour in revenge for the killing of his daughter in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Gizab district may fall, Uruzgan governor warns

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): The governor of central Uruzgan province warned on Thursday if the central government did not take urgent measures, Gizab district might fall to militants. 



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    5 ANA soldiers, influential individual killed

    MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and an influential individual have been killed in separate security incidents in Jawzjan and Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday.



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    Tajik guards kill Afghan drug dealer

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Tajik authorities on Thursday said one Afghan drug dealer was killed and two others were wounded during a clash with border guards near the border.



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    New counter-terror strategy employed in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A new counter-terrorism strategy has been employed in the ongoing operation in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Kabul residents protest Pakistani agression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Demonstrators in Kabul on Thursday urged Islamabad to stop cross-border shelling, threatening to lay a siege the Pakistani Embassy.



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    1 child killed, 3 injured in Faryab blast

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): One child has been killed and three others have been wounded in a landmine blast in northwestern Faryab, a security official said on Thursday.