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    Taliban’s district chief detained in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief for Doshi district has been arrested along with two accomplices in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    28 lives lost on power transfer day

    KABUL (Pajhwok): On the oath-taking day on Monday, at least 28 people lost their lives and around 30 were injured in various terrorist acts in across the country, officials said.



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    Police among 3 killed in Faryab, Baghlan

    MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Separate incidents of violence have claimed the lives of two policemen and a Taliban commander in the northern Baghlan and north western Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    New bout of violence leaves 11 dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok) At least five policemen and six militants have been killed and two children wounded during attacks in different parts of the country, officials said on Monday.



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    10 rebels join peace process in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A militant leader, who recently joined the peace process in northeastern Badakhshan province, claimed on Monday that foreign spy agencies were igniting violence in Afghanistan.



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    Prisoners escape from Herat jail

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two prisoners managed to escape from the central jail in western Herat province, an official said on Monday. Six others were captured while trying to flee.



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    Police among 7 killed in Kabul suicide attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven were killed and five others injured in a suicide attack in Kabul shortly before President Ashraf Ghani's oath-taking ceremony on Monday morning, an official said.



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    At least 16 killed in Zurmat suicide attack

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least 16 people, including eight attackers, were killed and more than 10 others wounded in a coordinated attack on the Zurmat district headquarters in southern Paktia province on Monday, an official said.