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    Peace Council behind Al-Qaeda man release: Police

     

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council.



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    10 labourers gunned down in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead 10 labourers and injured five others in the Pusht-i-Koh district of western Farah province on Saturday, an official said.



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    8 killed, 59 injured in Jalalabad attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six heavily armed insurgents were killed after they stormed the National Directorate of Security (NDS) headquarters in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an assault that left 59 residents and security officials injured, officials said.



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    29 militants dead in security operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-nine militants have been killed in separate security operations across the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) claimed on Friday.



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    Nuristan peace committee head shot dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The peace committee chief for eastern Nuristan province, Abdul Hakim Nuristani, was gunned down in the capital Kabul, a member of the panel said on Friday.



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    2 journalists among 3 gunned down in Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three people, including two journalists, were shot dead inside their office in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province, on Thursday night.



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    18 rebels killed in south, centre

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgents have been killed and nine others injured during separate security incidents in southern Ghazni, Helmand and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.



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    UN urged to halt Israeli aggression

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hundreds of citizens took to the street in Kabul on Thursday against Israeli aggression, urging the UN to halt the bombardment of Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.