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    12 dead in US drone strike, explosion

    ASADABAD/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Ten militants and two civilians were killed in the CIA-operated drone attack and explosion in different parts of the country on Monday, an official and eyewitness said



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    Drive to collect illegal arms underway in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces have launched a massive drive to collect illegal weapons in southeastern Khost province, the police chief said on Monday.



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    2 smugglers held; narcotics torched in southwest

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Police detained two men along with 200 grams of drugs close to Iran border in southwestern Nimroz province, an official said Monday.



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    2 civilians, 4 rebels killed in clashes

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Two civilians, four rebels have been killed and ten people, including two policemen, have been wounded during incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Monday.



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    No joint communiqué after Wales summit: NATO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO senior civilian representative in Afghanistan said the alliance would not issue a joint communiqué on Afghanistan at the end of the Wales summit scheduled to be kicked off from September 4.



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    HIA commander killed in Baghlan clash

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three fighters, including a leading commander of Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), have been killed and four others wounded in a clash with police in northern Baghlan province, an official said Monday.



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    5 policemen killed in Uruzgan violence

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five local police were killed in two separate incidents in central Uruzgan province, an official said Sunday.



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    Commander among 5 rebels killed in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Three Taliban bomb-making experts, including a commander, were killed in a blast caused by their own explosives while two others insurgents were killed separately during a clash with police in northwestern Jawzjan province, officials said Sunday.