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    Talks underway with Taliban in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The special commander of security forces in southern Helmand province on Wednesday said negotiations had been launched with Taliban insurgents to end the conflict in Sangin district.



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    9 rebels killed, 16 wounded in clashes

    SAR-I-PUL/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): At least nine insurgents were killed and more than a dozen wounded during clashes in different parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday.



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    3 municipality workers injured in blast

     KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three workers of the Kandahar Municipality were wounded on Wednesday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the southern province, an official said.



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    Warlords’ rivalry forces many to flee Kapisa

    MAHMUD-I-RAQI (Pajhwok): Continued fighting between two warlords in central Kapisa province has forced many residents to leave homes for safer places, local said on Wednesday.



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    Police officer’s appointment sparks attack

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Gunmen mounted an attack on the Deh Sala district headquarters in northern Baghlan province with heavy weapons following the appointment of a new district police chief, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Will go home if peace not restored: Salangi

     PARWAN (Pajhwok): The governor of central Parwan province on Wednesday said he would remain confined to the four walls of his house if he failed to disarm gunmen and ensure security.



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    Dozens of rebels eliminated in Ghazni, Paktika

     GHAZNI CITY/ SHARAN (Pajhwok): Twenty-two insurgents and three policemen were killed in clashes and other incidents in southern Ghazni and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Clearing operations underway in north: police

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Security forces have launched clearing operations in northern provinces to improve security in the region and thwart rebel operations, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial police on Tuesday claimed killing six militants, including a Taliban commander, in northern Kunduz province.