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    Pakistani forces again attack Maroof district

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again attacked the Maroof district of southern Kandahar province on Friday, local officials alleged.



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    12 militants eliminated in Balochistan clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen militants were killed in an encounter with paramilitary troops in the Kech district of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Friday evening, a news report said.



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    Logar drone strike kills 3 labourers

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three civilians were killed and two others seriously wounded in a drone airstrike by NATO-led troops in the capital of central Logar province on Friday, an official said.



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    4 dead, 5 injured in Jawzjan gunbattle

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three militants and a policeman were killed and five others wounded during a clash in the Mangajik district of northern Kunduz province, a security official said on Friday.



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    Kidnapped Kunduz businessman rescued

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three individuals have been arrested on charges of involvement in the kidnapping of a local businessman in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Friday.



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    Police chief denies district’s fall to Taliban

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Rejecting the Taliban claim of capturing the Nawbahar district of southern Zabul province, a top security official on Friday said a full-blown offensive was underway to uproot rebels from the area.



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    1 civilian shot dead, 2 wounded by police

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): One civilian has been killed and two others have been wounded by police in Ferozkoh, the capital of western Ghor province, an official said on Friday.



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    15 rebels dead in ISAF raid, Afghan forces’ action

    GHAZNI CITY/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Eleven militants were killed in the Giro district of southern Ghazni province in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), officials said Friday.



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    NATO soldier succumbs to injury

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died of a non-battle injury in eastern Afghanistan on Friday.



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    Taliban gaining strength in north: Mohammadi

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Minister of Defence Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Thursday acknowledged militants were gaining strength and vitiating the security situation in the northern Afghanistan.