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    ‘ISI chief involved in attack on Hamid Mir’

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A leading Pakistani journalists associated with the Geo Television, Hamid Mir, has been wounded when gunmen sprayed his car with bullets near Karachi airport minutes after he arrived from Islamabad the other day.



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    Kandahar council candidate gunned down in Quetta

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A provincial council candidate in southern Kandahar province has been gunned down by unknown assailants in the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Eloped woman shot dead in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A young woman has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen after she eloped in northern Baghlan province, an official said Sunday.



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    2 policemen, 13 rebels killed in Qaisar clash

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two policemen and 13 militants were killed and nine others, including civilians, have been wounded in a fierce clash for control of the Shakh Bazaar area in Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said Sunday.



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    7 injured by bomb on Agriculture Ministry bus

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A magnetic bomb exploded on a Ministry of Agriculture bus on the Kabul-Logar Highway in Kabul on Sunday morning, injuring seven people, police said.



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    Woman shot dead in Maidan Wardak

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): Security forces shot dead a 38-year-old woman in the Jalriz district of central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.



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    Taliban-designated governor for Kandahar killed

    KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces killed Taliban’s shadowy governor for southern Kandahar province along with his two colleagues in an offensive on Saturday, a statement said.



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    Blast rocks Surkh Rud district chief's office

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An explosion rocked the district chief's office in the Surkh Rud district of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, but caused no casualties, officials said.



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    Slain journalist’s son discharged from hospital

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The only surviving child of slain Afghan journalist Sardar Ahmad has been discharged from hospital, a media report said on Friday.



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    2 guards killed in Maimana prison attack

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Militants attacked the central jail in this capital city of northern Faryab province, setting free two inmates after a brief clash that left two guards and one attacker dead, an official said on Friday.