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    8 dead in Kapisa, Faryab violence

    MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): A former military general and jihadi commander was killed along with his son and two government officials as a result of a roadside bombing in central Kapisa province on Wednesday, officials said.



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    245 kg of drugs, 160 kg of explosives seized

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Narcotics weighing 245 kilograms were seized in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Wednesday, when 160 kilograms of explosives were defused in central Daikundi.



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    Terror group busted in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A militant group was detained along with bomb-rigged motorbikes and a car in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, the spy department said.



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    10 militants killed in Wardak, Kandahar

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/ KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Ten militants, including a notorious commander, have been killed and four others detained in offensives in Maidan Wardak and Kandahar provinces, official said Wednesday.



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    Bike riding banned in Farah City

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Bike-riding has been banned in the capital of western Farah province as part of security measures for the April 5 elections, officials said on Wednesday.



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    6 police killed in suicide attack in front of MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Six policemen were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in Kabul, an official said.



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    Poll materials reach Helmand districts

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The police chief for southern Helmand province on Wednesday said elections staff, equipment and other logistic material had been transferred to northern districts of the province.



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    10 civilians injured in Kandahar blast

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Ten civilians were injured on Wednesday following a roadside bomb blast in the Spinboldak district of southern Kandahar province, an official said.



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    Kidnapped candidate among 9 killed

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): A provincial council runner has been killed along with his eight others by the Taliban in northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said Wednesday.



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    NATO soldier succumbs to injury

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) member was killed as a result of a non-battle related injury in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.