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    District police chief, guard killed in blast

     GARDEZ (Pajhwok): The police chief for the Ahmadaba district of southeastern Paktia province was killed in a bomb blast on Thursday, the provincial police chief said.



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    145 rebels eliminated in Nangarhar offensive

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Thursday said 145 Taliban militants, including 23 Pakistanis, had been killed and another 59 injured during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province.



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    NDS captures Taliban commander

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Thursday claimed capturing a militant commander responsible for placing landmines and magnetic devices in the eastern Nangarhar province.



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    Militants execute Ghor ALP commander

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): An Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander was executed publicly after being captured by Taliban in the Charsadda district of western Ghor province, an official said Thursday.



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    5 civilians among 11 killed in fresh violence

    LASHKARGAH/SHARAN (Pajhwok): Five civilians and six militants have been killed in separate security incidents in southern Helmand and Paktika provinces, officials said Thursday.



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    2 district officials among 6 killed in Faryab, Laghman

    MAIMANA/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two district officials, including a prosecutor and a crime branch chief, were killed by militants in Khan Cheragh district of northwestern Faryab province while three Afghan Local Police (ALP) died in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said Thursday.



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    7 wounded in Nangarhar explosion

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven people were injured following an explosion in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Sherzai’s campaigner in Helmand shot dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Former presidential runner Gul Agha Sherzai’s campaign manager in southern Helmand province was shot dead in Lashkargah on Wednesday evening.



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    Amid conflicting claims, fighting on in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Official in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday said at least 10 rebels had been killed while Taliban claimed capturing six check-posts.



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    Taliban execute illegal militia leader

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants reportedly executed an illegal militia commander accused of killing civilians in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.