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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.



    Security and Crime

    Helmand anti-poppy drive fails to hit target

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Officials on Wednesday said they were wrapping up an anti-poppy campaign in southern Helmand province without achieving the target.



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    2 suicide bombers held in Ghor

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) averted a possible sabotage act by arresting two would-be suicide bombers in central Ghor province on Wednesday, a statement said.



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    4 policemen killed, 3 missing in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Four policemen were killed in an attack by rebels and three others went missing in the Ghorak district of southern Kandahar province, an official said Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    Police among 2 killed in fresh spate of violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two civilians and an Afghan Local Police (ALP) official were killed and two other civilians injured during separate incidents of violence in eastern Nangarhar and western Farah provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



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    2 militants’ commanders killed in ISAF airstrike

    SADABAD (Pajhwok): Two militants’ commanders were killed in International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in eastern Kunar province on Tuesday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Clashes leave 3 ANA soldiers, 4 militants dead

    JALALABAD, KUNDUZ CITY, KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): At least three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and four militants have been killed and six others wounded in separate incidents in different parts of the country.



    Security and Crime

    4 killed, 20 injured; forces regain Shakh bazaar control

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces regained control of Shakh bazaar after fierce clashes with militants, which left four civilian dead and 20 others wounded in Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, officials said Tuesday.



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    Kandahar blasts claim 2 lives

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed in two separate bomb blasts in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, officials said.