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    Insecurity main hurdle to businesses in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The provincial Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief says traders are concerned about their security in southern Ghazni province.



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    40 rebels killed as Hesarak clash ends

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security forces killed more than 40 insurgents and injured another 20 during a clash that broke out a day earlier in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



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    Pakistan fires another 32 rockets into Kunar: police

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The police chief on Wednesday said Pakistani forces fired another 32 rockets into the Dangam district of eastern Kunar province last night and in the morning, hitting farm fields.



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    Hashmat’s assassination widely condemned

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The assassination of President Hamid Karzai’s cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai in a suicide bomb attack at his home in southern Kandahar province a day earlier has been widely condemned.



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    Taliban-designated chief for Sangin killed

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief for Sangin district of southern Helmand province was among 20 insurgents killed during an ongoing security operation in the troubled town, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Hashmat Karzai laid to rest

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai’s cousin Hashmat Khalil Karzai was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province late on Tuesday night hours after he was assassinated by a suicide bomber at his residence.



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    Children among 13 injured in Tirinkot blast

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Thirteen people, including eight children, were injured on Wednesday when a roadside bomb tore through a private commercial vehicle in this capital city of central Uruzgan province, police said.



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    Pair who sworn to kill 40 persons held

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Tuesday claimed arresting two individuals involved in a series of terrorist activities in western Herat province.



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    Casualties as Hesarak clashes continue

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Armed insurgents launched attacks on several security posts in the Hesarak district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, with both sides suffering casualties, officials said.



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    Karzai’s cousin killed by suicide bomber

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A powerful cousin of President Hamid Karzai was killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber posing as guest set off his explosives at his residence in the Dand district of southern Kandahar province, officials said.