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    3 guesthouse attackers killed: Salangi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three suicide bombers were killed by police during an overnight attack on a foreign guesthouse in the Wazir Akbar Khan diplomatic district of Kabul, a senior Ministry of Interior official said on Friday.



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    Casualties as bomb rocks Khogyani mosque

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Several people were killed and wounded on Friday afternoon when a bomb exploded inside a mosque in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province.



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    Camp Bastion fight still underway

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): An intense firefight continued between Afghan security forces and militants on Friday, hours after the Taliban launched a group attack on a military base formerly housing British troops in southern Helmand province.



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    Taliban launch group attack on Camp Bastion

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Taliban insurgents launched a group attack on an Afghan military base formally housing British troops in southern Helmand province on Thursday evening, the military said.



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    3 assailants killed in attack on foreign firm

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three attackers were killed after they stormed a compound of an international non-governmental organisation in the Wazir Akbar Khan diplomatic district of capital Kabul late on Thursday evening, police said.



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    4 high school students held in elder murder case

    PUL-I-ALAM/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four high school students have been arrested in connection with the killing of a tribal elder in central Logar province, police said on Thursday, when a student was found dead in Ghazni province.



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    ISAF Helmand airstrike leaves 7 rebels dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Seven militants have been killed in International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) airstrike in southern Helmand province, the Grishak district police chief said on Thursday.



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    2 policemen, trader found dead in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Police said on Thursday two policemen and a civilian had been found dead after their abduction in the Pashtunkot district of northeastern Faryab province.



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    Hunt underway for kidnapped port workers

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A huge search operation has been launched to secure the release of 15 abducted Sher Khan Port employees from their captors in northern Kunduz province, security officials said on Thursday.