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    Nine militants killed; woman commits suicide

    JALALABAD/TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Nine insurgents, including a commander were killed, five injured and nearly a dozen others captured in eastern Nangarhar province, police said on Sunday. Elsewhere, a female university student committed suicide in northern Takhar province.



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    Female student commits suicide

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): A 22-year old female student of Takhar University shot herself dead in northern Takhar province, an official said Sunday.



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    50 dead, over 60 hurt in Paktika suicide attack

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber blew himself up during a volleyball match in yahyakhelo district of southeastern Paktika province on Sunday, leaving 50 civilians and officials dead and over 60 wounded, officials said.



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    Rebel group reconciles; bomber held in Balkh

    HERAT CITY/MAZAR-I-SHARIF/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A six-member insurgent group joined the peace process in western Herat province and 43 weapons have been seized in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said.



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    3 policemen killed in Ghazni violence

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three policemen were killed and another wounded in a militants’ attack in Zanakhan district of southern Ghazni province, an official said Sunday.



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    US missile strike kills 6 militants in Nuristan

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Six militants were killed in a US drone strike in eastern Nuristan province on Sunday, officials of Afghan National Army (ANA) said.



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    Injil district police chief injured in blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A district police chief was injured along with his two guards in a roadside bombing in the Injil district of western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.



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    Taliban commander among 5 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three Taliban militants, including a commander, and two armed robbers have been killed and six others wounded during separate incidents in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Sunday.



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    6 civilians injured in Khost market blast

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Six civilians were injured in a bomb explosion in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Sunday morning, an official said.



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    Bomb-making expert killed by own explosives

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban’s mine-making expert was killed in a blast caused by his own explosives in the Shindand district of western Herat province on Saturday, police said.