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    Governor’s guards beat up RTA reporter

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) reporter was beaten up by security guards of the Panjsher governor on Thursday after he wrote about the provincial administration’s weaknesses and flaws on Facebook.

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    Pakistanis accused of firing 56 rockets into Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces have fired a barrage of rockets into eastern Kunar province, local officials alleged on Thursday.

    The provincial police chief told Pajhwok Afghan News 56 rockets had been fired from across the border into Sarkano district.

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    Taliban leader killed along with associates

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated deputy district chief was been killed by security forces in northern Kunduz province, official said on Thursday.

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    5 held on charge of child kidnap-slaying

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five people have been arrested on the charge of kidnapping and killing an 18-month-old child, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

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    Big rally staged in support of police chief

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Hundreds of residents on Thursday staged a demonstration in support of Brig. Gen. Aminullah Amarkhel, police chief for northern Baghlan province, an official said.

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    Wheat crop torched in Ghazni gunbattle

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Wheat crop on eight acres of land was gutted to ashes as a result of a clash between militants and security forces in the Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.  

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    Finnish psychiatrists shot dead in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two foreign women working for the International Assistance Mission (IAM) were gunned down in western Herat province on Thursday, an official said.

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    9 dead, dozens wounded in Takhar bombing

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least nine civilians were killed and 24 others wounded in a bomb blast in the Khwaja Ghar district of northern Takhar province on Thursday, an official said.

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    5 of a family, religious scholar gunned down

    PUL-I-KHMRI/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead five members of a family and a religious scholar in different parts of the country, officials said Thursday.