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    Pro-IS group detained in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A group of men writing the slogans of Islamic State (IS) on the walls in central capital Kabul has been detained, the Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.

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    Police prevent family from committing suicide

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Wednesday claimed preventing nearly a dozen members of a family from committing suicide in northern Kunduz province.

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    Violence against Kunduz women falls

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The Women’s Affairs Department on Wednesday said incidents of violence against females had decreased in northern Kunduz province, but divorce cases increased this year.

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    Nawzad may fall to Taliban, official warns

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Lack of attention and neglect from higher authorities might lead to the fall of Nawzad district of southern Helmand province to Taliban, an official warned on Wednesday.

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    Border police chief survives suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The border police chief for southern Helmand province escaped unhurt a suicide attack in Lashkargah, the provincial capital, on Wednesday, an official said.

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    Blast rocks capital, causing no casualties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A powerful explosion was heard Tuesday night in the heart of Kabul, where four soldiers were killed in a bomb attack in the morning, police said.

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    ANA soldier guns down civilian in Uruzgan

    TARINKOT (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents on Tuesday staged a protest against an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier who allegedly killed a young man in central Uruzgan province.

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    38 rebels perish in Kandahar offensive

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): As many as 38 militants have been killed during operations in the Panjwai and Maiwand districts of southern Kandahar province, police said on Tuesday.

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    Truckers allege extortion on highway

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Truck drivers allege police coerce them into paying illegal money at several locations on the highway between the Torkham dry port and Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province.