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    Maiwand blast leaves 1 dead, 5 wounded

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): One policeman was killed and five others, including four civilians, wounded in an explosion in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.



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    Mohammadi vows decisive operation in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Defence Minister Bismaillah Mohammadi on Thursday said he would send more troops and weapons to Sangin district of southern Helmand province to tackle security related problems in the volatile district.



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    Taliban urged to allow aid to displaced families

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Saturday urged the Taliban not to prevent relief supplies to the displaced families from Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    2 rockets hit Bagram Airfield

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two rockets hit Bagram Airfield last evening, resulting in “minor damage to equipment and one building but causing no casualties among International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops, the alliance said in a statement on Saturday.



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    2 security officials, 9 militants killed in clashes

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two security forces men and nine rebels were killed in separate incidents in southern Ghazni and Helmand provinces, officials said Saturday.



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    2 rockets hit Bagram Airfield

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two rockets hit Bagram Airfield last evening, resulting in “minor damage to equipment and one building but causing no casualties among International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops, the alliance said in a statement on Saturday.



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    14 rebels killed, 12 injured in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least 14 Taliban militants, including two foreigners, were killed and a dozen others wounded after they stormed a security forces base in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    1 killed in Kabul explosion

    KABUL (Pajhwok): One person was killed in a blast in the ninth municipality district of capital Kabul on Saturday, an official said.



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    Sangin elders for full-scale offensive against rebels

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Calling for a massive military operation to vanquish militants, tribal elders on Friday said the government had failed to prevent clashes in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province.



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    Woman, child killed in militants attack in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two persons have been killed and three others wounded when a mortar shell fired by militants landed inside a home in Ander district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Friday.