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    Protestors accuse foreign spies of massacre

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Hundreds of people on Saturday took to the streets against the killing of 15 civilians in western Ghor province, calling the massacre un-Islamic and the handiwork of regional intelligence agencies.



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    ALP men among 11 dead in fresh clashes

    JALALABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Four security personnel and seven insurgents have been killed and several others wounded during separate clashes in eastern Nangarhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    Security tightened in Kabul ahead of Eid

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul police said on Saturday tight security measures had been put in place in the capital to enable residents to celebrate the Eid festival in a secure environment.



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    Ex-Taliban mayor murdered by militants

    KUNDUZ CITY/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A former Taliban mayor-turned-peace negotiator was killed in the Chahar Dara district of northwestern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Violation of prisoners’ rights alleged

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) alleged on Saturday that authorities were depriving prisoners of their fundamental rights.



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    3 worshippers gunned down in mosque

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunmen dragged three worshippers out of a mosque and shot them dead in central Logar province.

    Elsewhere, two protesters were killed by security personnel in northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Saturday.



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    2 civilians killed, 2 hurt in Kunar blast

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  Two civilians were killed and as many others wounded during a roadside bomb explosion in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Saturday.   



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    1,000 kg of opium seized in Helmand: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Friday claimed around 1,000 kilograms of opium had been seized during an offensive in southern Helmand province.



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    Ghazni Taliban publicly execute alleged killer

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban publicly shot dead a man allegedly involved in theft and killing cases in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, the town’s administrative chief said on Friday.



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    Governor’s guards beat up RTA reporter

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) reporter was beaten up by security guards of the Panjsher governor on Thursday after he wrote about the provincial administration’s weaknesses and flaws on Facebook.