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    18 militants killed in Helmand offensive

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 18 militants, including a commander, were killed during a clash in Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, an official said Wednesday.



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    8 insurgents killed in Kandahar clash

    KANDAHAR CITY: (Pajhwok): At least eight militants and one policeman were killed in twin attacks on the governor’s house and police headquarters in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday.



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    Ex-rebels warn of return to militancy

    KUNUDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A number of rebels, who recently joined the government-initiated peace process in northern Kunduz province, warned on Tuesday of returning to the insurgency if their problem



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    Taliban’s governor among 14 killed: NDS

    KABUL/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Fourteen militants, including the Taliban-nominated governor for northern Badakhshan province, have been killed, the Nationa



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    Fuel tankers torched in Faryab clash

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A driver and three insurgents were killed and two fuel tankers torched during clashes on the Almar-Qaisar highway in western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Taliban accused of torching civilian houses

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): Officials and residents on Tuesday alleged a number of Pakistani Taliban had torched scores of houses in the Alasai district of central Kapisa province, leaving one woman dead and two children wounded.  



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    2 policemen, 16 rebels killed in clashes

    KUNDUZ/ ZARANJ/ FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): Two policemen and 16 rebels have been killed in separate violence related incidents in different parts of the country, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Policeman guns down public representative

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Police have gunned down a provincial council member in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    4 NATO troops, 11 students among 17 killed

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four foreign troops and 11 Afghan students were killed during a suicide bombing in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Tuesday.



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    Sangin, Musa Kala get additional ALP force

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Following deteriorated security situation in southern Helmand province, the Ministry of Interior has increased in the strength of Afghan Local Police (ALP) in volatile Sangin and Musa Kala districts to ward off terror threats.