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    SCA district hospital intruded by security forces

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A district hospital in the central Wardak, managed by the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan (SCA), has been seriously intruded by the Afghan security forces in search for suspected armed opposition members.

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    Nangarhar forces ready to secure runoff vote

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): As tribal elders praised them for protecting voters and polling sites during the elections, security officials on Thursday said they were ready to maintain security for a second round run-off election in eastern Nangarhar province.

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    24 suspects held in Wahid abduction case

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-four suspects have been arrested in connection with the abduction of the deputy public works minister, an official said on Thursday.

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    2 militants killed, several injured in Ghazni, Badghis

    GHAZNI/CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Two militants have been killed, eight others and five more detained during separate incidents in southern Ghazni and northwestern Ghor provinces, officials said on Thursday.

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    14 killed and wounded in separate clashes

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Six Taliban militants and one policeman have been killed during separate clashes in central Uruzgan and eastern Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Thursday. Six policemen and one insurgent were injured during the clashes.

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    Shahjoi district chief survives gun attack

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Administrative head of Shahjoi district of central Zabul province survived an assassination attempt on Thursday, an official said.

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    Pakistanis among 8 rebels killed in Ghazni

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Eight rebels, including two Pakistanis were killed, five others injured and six arrested in the Ander district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.

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    3 foreigners killed in Kabul hospital shooting

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A security guard shot dead three foreigners, including a doctor, and injured a fourth before shooting himself at a children’s hospital west of Kabul City on Thursday, officials said.

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    Kidnapped deputy works minister found in Kapisa

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Works Minister Ahmad Shah Wahid has been rescued from his kidnappers by police, the Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.

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    Faryab women protest against warlord

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A large number of weeping women on Wednesday staged a protest rally in northern Faryab province, accusing a local commander of sexually abusing and murdering young girls and children during a bloody clash with civilians.