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    ISAF Helmand airstrike leaves 7 rebels dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Seven militants have been killed in International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in southern Helmand province, the Grishak district police chief said on Thursday.



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    Policemen bodies among three found in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Police said on Thursday that three dead bodies of two policemen and a civilian were found in Pashtoonkot district of northeastern Faryab province.



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    Hunt underway for kidnapped port workers

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A huge search operation has been launched to secure the release of 15 abducted Sher Khan Port employees from their captors in northern Kunduz province, security officials said on Thursday.



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    Brit among 5 dead, 37 hurt as embassy car bombed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber targeted a British Embassy vehicle east of Kabul City on Thursday, killing five people, including a British national, and injuring more than 37 Afghan civilians, the Ministry of Public Health said.



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    27 militants killed in Helmand showdown

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials said that Afghan security forces had killed 27 insurgents in southern Helmand in a fierce clash while two Taliban militants had been detained in northern Takhar provinces.



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    Rape victim threatens to commit suicide

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Gang-raped after being kidnapped in western Farah province, a female university student on Wednesday threatened she would commit suicide if the government failed to arrest and award harsher punishment to her rapists.



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    Potential terror attacks foiled in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said police had thwarted some potential terror attacks at two locations of central Kabul province.



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    Media urged to avoid images of terror victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Free media advocacy group NAI on Tuesday urged media outlets to avoid publishing pictures of victims of terrorist attacks because they left devastating psychological effects on citizens.



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    Politicians, elders demand probe into Paktika attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Political and tribal elders on Tuesday demanded thorough investigation and severe punishment for the perpetrators of tragic suicide bombing in southeastern Paktika province that left dozens persons dead scores other wounded.