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    Maqur uprising leaders seek govt’s help

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Leaders of uprising groups in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Monday urged the government to assist them in their fight against the Taliban or absorb them into the police service.



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    60 dead in Lahore blast claimed by 2 outfits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the death toll from in a blast near the Pakistan-India border rose to 60 in Lahore, two outlawed outfits claimed responsibility for the suicide attack in Wagah.



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    President orders probe into Patyal’s murder

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Monday ordered a serious investigation into the assassination of the deputy governor of southern Kandahar province, calling the murder a dastardly act.



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    Kandahar's deputy governor dies in gun attack

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The deputy governor of southern Kandahar province, Abdul Qayum Patyal, on Sunday died in hospital of serious wounds he sustained in a gun attack by unknown assailants, a doctor confirmed.



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    55 killed, 120 injured in Lahore suicide blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 55 people were killed and 120 others wounded by a suicide bomber at the main Pakistan-India border crossing on Sunday evening.



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    Cannabis cultivation rises in Baghlan

    PULI-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Cannabis cultivation has increased and poppy decreased in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.



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    10 killed in Faryab, Laghman attacks

    MAIMANA/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): At least 10 people have been killed and 11 others wounded during separate security incidents in northwestern Faryab and eastern Laghman provinces, officials said on Sunday.



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    Candidate backers block Parwan road

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Supporters of a losing candidate have blocked a busy highway in central Parwan province over the past three days, creating numerous problems for travellers.



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    17 militants killed, 22 injured: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventeen armed militants have been killed during security operations in different provinces over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior claimed on Sunday.



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    Herat boy raped, strangled to death

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): In a horror story, a 12-year-old boy has been raped and then suffocated to death in this western city of Herat, a medic said on Saturday.