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    Top Taliban commander detained in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): A top Taliban commander was arrested in a joint operation by Afghan and NATO-led soldiers in the northern province of Baghlan, the alliance said on Tuesday.



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    4 dead, dozens injured in Karachi blasts

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Four Pakistan Navy officials were killed and dozens wounded in two consecutive back-to-back bomb attacks on their buses in the southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday, officials s



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    NATO-led forces kill Taliban, civilians in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Three Taliban fighters and two civilians were killed in a joint operation by Afghan and NATO-led soldiers in the southern province of Ghazni, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Senior Al Qaeda leader killed in Kunar strike: ISAF

    KABUL (PAN): A senior Al Qaeda leader, the second biggest target of foreign forces in the country, was killed during an airstrike this month in eastern Afghanistan, the International Security Assis



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    3 women shot dead in east

    ASADABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen attacked a house, killing three women in the eastern province of Kunar, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Kochi elder gunned down in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an elder of the Kochi tribe in the northern province of Balkh, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Kidnapped civilian freed; captors arrested

    AIBAK (PAN): Intelligence operatives arrested two Taliban kidnappers and released a captive from their captivity in northern Samangan province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    65 escapees held a day after jailbreak

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Sixty-five of the 488 prisoners, who escaped the central prison of southern Kandahar province through a tunnel, were re-arrested as a result of a search operation, officials cl



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    Suicide bombers strike logistic convoy in Greshk

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two suicide bombers struck a logistic convoy of NATO-led troops in the southern province of Helmand on Tuesday, officials said.