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    1 dead, 6 injured in Takhar blast

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): A bomb-rigged motorcycle went off on Sunday evening in a cattle market in northern Takhar province, killing one civilian and injuring six others, including a local policeman, an official said.



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    Explosives-laden car goes off in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok) An explosives-laden vehicle went off before reaching its target in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, on Sunday.



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    12 rebels killed as Almar offensive wound up

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Sunday announced wrapping up an operation codenamed “Khanjar-5” in the Almar district of northwestern Faryab province.



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    21 militants killed in FATA strikes, clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 20 insurgents have been killed in airstrikes and a gunfight in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas near the Afghanistan border, officials said on Sunday.



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    Murderers sentenced to death in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A district court in northern Baghlan province on Sunday sentenced two men to death over the murder of three people.



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    8 security personnel killed in new violence

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday confirmed the killing of three policemen and five Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel in different incidents in western Farah province.



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    2 injured in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): One individual was wounded in a bomb blast in the heavily-fortified capital Kabul on Sunday, a day ahead of president-elect Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s inauguration.



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    158 rebels killed in Dur Baba offensive

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A clearing operation was wrapped up on Saturday in the Durbaba district of eastern Nangarhar province after the elimination of 158 insurgents, an official said.