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    15 fighters eliminated in drone strike

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants were killed in an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone strike in central Logar province on Saturday, local officials said.



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    ANA claims killing 6 militants in Sangin

     LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) on Saturday claimed killing six armed militants during an operation in southern Helmand province.



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    Latest bout of violence leaves 5 dead

      MAZAR-E-SHARIF/MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Five people, including a child, were killed in different incidents of violence on Saturday in northern Balkh and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said.



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    Pajhwok reporter threatened with death

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The reporter of Pajhwok Afghan News in central Logar province has been threatened with death after he filed a story regarding corruption with the connivance of Governor Niaz Mohammad Amiri.



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    8 militants, one civilian killed in Qaisar clashes

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight militant and a civilian were killed and three others wounded in separate clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab, an official said on Saturday.



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    Kunar drone strike leaves 4 rebels dead

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least four militants were killed in a drone airstrike in eastern Kunar province, a senior police official said on Saturday.



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    Ex-jihadi commander among 4 killed

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Four people, including a former jihadi commander, have been gunned down by suspected rebels in central Kapisa province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Policemen among 6 injured in Farah blast

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A roadside bomb on the outskirts of Farah City, the capital of western Farah province, left four civilians and two policemen wounded on Friday, an official said.



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    Policemen among 10 injured in Baghlan blast

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Ten people, including three policemen, have been wounded in a landmine explosion in northern Baghlan province, local officials said on Friday.



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    Laghman bombing leaves 1 dead, 14 injured

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a bomb blast in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, on Friday, an official said.