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    6 soldiers, 1 insugent killed in Badghis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Clashes between security forces and Taliban in the Bala Murghab district of northeastern Badghis province left six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and one militant dead, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Several Pakistani rebels killed in Shorab fighting

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eight soldiers and more than 20 militants have been killed in fighting at the Shorab military base in southern Helmand province, an Afghan National Army (ANA) commander said on Tuesday.  



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    ANA vehicle recovered; 2 militants killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Security personnel have recovered an Afghan National Army (ANA) Ranger pickup from militants in western Farah province, officials said on Monday.



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    8 militants dead in Nangarhar drone strike

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eight militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Sherzad district of eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, the police spokesman said.



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    Zabul residents denounce Taliban attack

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents of southern Zabul province on Monday staged a demonstration, denouncing a militant attack that killed four people and wounded several others.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Gen. Zahir stays on as Kabul police chief

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Lt. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir’s resignation has been turned down and he would continue as Kabul police chief, an official said on Monday.



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    3 police shot dead by Taliban in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Militants on Monday shot dead three policemen and wounded a fourth in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province, the governor’s spokesman said.



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    More than 40 renounce militancy in Ghor

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): More than 40 militants, who joined the peace process in Ghor province, said on Monday they had been forced into fighting by the government’s indifference toward reconstruction and security.



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    9 dead, 22 injured in suicide attack at funeral

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up during funeral prayers for a tribal elder in northern Baghlan province on Monday, leaving at least nine people dead, including a former jihadi commander and a district security official, and wounding 22 others.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Gen. Zahir quits as Kabul police chief

    KABUL (Pajhwok): In the wake of a sharp rise in terrorist attacks in the central capital, Lt. Gen. Mohammad Zahir Zahir resigned as Kabul police chief on Sunday.