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    4 bankers rescued from kidnappers

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Police rescued four bankers from kidnappers in northern Jawzjan province on Saturday, but the branch manager is still in his captors’ custody.



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    Ex-mayor detained on graft charges

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A former mayor for southern Ghazni province was arrested on Saturday on corruption charges in compliance with Supreme Court orders, an official said.



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    Jihadi leader’s death sparks deadly clash

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Sparked by the assassination of a former jihadi commander in western Ghor province, a clash between two rival groups has left five people dead so far, an official said on Saturday.



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    9 killed in Greshk suicide car bombing

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine people were killed in a suicide car bombing targetting a security convoy in southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.



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    4 missing women found dead in Farah City

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The dead bodies of four women, who had gone missing three days back, were found in the capital of western Farah province on Friday, an official said.



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    8 insurgents killed in Kapisa offensive

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Eight armed rebels have been killed and six others wounded during a search operation in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, officials said on Friday.



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    9 militants killed in Khyber operation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine militants were killed and 10 others injured in an ongoing operation in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber Agency, bordering Afghanistan, on Friday.



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    Jandullah leader eliminated in Takhar airstrike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Jandullah terrorist network’s leader for Afghanistan has been killed in a US airstrike in northern Takhar province, an official said on Friday.



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    Telecom officer, drive gunned down

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The district telecommunications officer for the Torkham border district of eastern Nangarhar province was gunned down on Thursday.



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    Rally staged in Kapisa against corruption

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): The Green and Orange Movement (GOM) on Thursday staged an anti-corruption rally in Mahmood Raqi, the capital of central Kapisa province.