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    NATO-led forces arrest insurgents

    HERAT CITY (PAN): NATO-led forces have arrested five insurgents in Khak-i-Safed district of western Farah province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Ahmadzai rejects report about his abduction

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Technical Manager Raees Ahmadzai on Sunday rejected media reports about his kidnapping by unidentified gunmen.



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    3 children killed in Ghazni

    GHAZNICITY (PAN): Three children were killed and four others, including a woman, injured when an insurgent-fired mortar shell landed inside a house in the southern province of Ghazni, off



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    Drone strike kills four in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Four tribesmen were killed during a US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan on Sunday, a local official said.



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    Ex-ISI official killed in Waziristan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A former official of Pakistan's premier intelligence agency has been killed in the northwestern tribal region of Waziristan, lying close to the Afghanistan border, a local repo



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    Two held with opium in Faryab

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Two people were detained on the charge of trafficking 255 kilograms of opium in the northern province of Faryab, an official said on Sunday.



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    Heroin smugglers arrested at Kandahar airport

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Two smugglers carrying about 145 capsules of heroin in their stomachs were arrested at the Kandahar International Airport on Saturday, an official said.



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    2 ISAF soldiers killed in roadside blast

    KABUL (PAN): Two foreign soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.



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    Herat mayor found innocent

    HERAT CITY (PAN): The Herat City mayor, who was investigated for the alleged misuse of government resources, has been found innocent, an official said on Saturday.



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    Militants blown up by own bomb

    QALAT (PAN): Two suspected militants, planting a homemade bomb on a road, were killed when the explosive device went off prematurely in southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.