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    4 girls injured in Pakistani shelling into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Four children of a family were injured after Pakistani forces fired dozens of rockets landing in three districts of eastern Kunar province, security officials said on Friday.



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    Mohammad Agha district mayor gunned down

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The mayor for Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province has been shot dead inside his home by suspected insurgents, police said on Friday.



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    6 children killed in Uruzgan explosions

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Half a dozen children have been killed in two separate bomb explosions in the Khas Uruzgan district of central Uruzgan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Islamabad lodges protest with Kabul over Dir attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Islamabad lodged a protest with Kabul on Wednesday over a cross-border insurgent attack in Pakistan’s remote upper Dir district in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.



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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.