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    4 uprising members among 14 militants killed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four members of the anti-Taliban uprising group and 10 militants have been killed in the day-long clashes in Hisarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Taliban’s Nangarhar held; 11 dead in clashes

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two Afghan soldiers and nine militants were killed and a Taliban-designated governor for eastern Nangarhar province was captured during separate incidents, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Drug being sold openly in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Local officials and residents on Wednesday said drugs were being openly sold in some shops in Maidan Shahar, the capital of central Maidan Wardak province.



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    Rebel killed by own bomb in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): A militant has been killed when the bomb he was planting went off prematurely in Faizabad district of northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said Wednesday.



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    Taliban commander killed in Badakhshan clash

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban commander has been killed and his two associates wounded in a clash with Afghan forces in northwestern Badakhshan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Female lawmaker injured in Kabul gun attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A female lawmaker was shot injured overnight by unknown gunmen in a planned area north of Kabul city, an eyewitness said on Wednesday.



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    Mother killed with 2 children in Khost airstrike

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A mother and her two children were killed and her spouse injured during an overnight NATO airstrike in the Nader Shah Kot district of southeastern Khost province, the Presidential Palace said on Tuesday.



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    Deputy public works minister kidnapped

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen abducted the deputy public works minister on Tuesday when he was on his way from home to office in the Khair Khana neighbourhood of Kabul city, officials said.



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    2 killed, 9 injured in Khost blast

    KHOST CTY (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and nine others wounded in a bomb explosion targeting a traffic police vehicle in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Monday, officials said.



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    NATO convoy attacked; Afghan forces kill 2 Pakistanis

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunmen attacked a convoy of vehicles with NATO supplies near the Torkham border crossing in Pakistan’s lawless tribal region of Khyber on Monday, injuring two people.