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    Clash between rival commanders leaves 3 dead

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Three people have been killed in a clash between two armed commanders’ groups in the Deh Salah district of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Monday.



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    Four of 7 fleeing prisoners recaptured

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Police have recaptured four prisoners who fled a jail in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.



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    17 rebels killed in Kandahar offensive

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Seventeen armed rebels were killed following an operation by Afghan and foreign troops in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Monday. 



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    Policemen gun down 4 colleagues in Uruzgan

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Policemen shot dead their four colleagues and wounded a fifth in southern Uruzgan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Monday.



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    Civilians among 25 killed in Faryab clashes

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Two civilians, 15 militants and eight policemen have been killed during clashes in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province as part of the Shakh Bazaar fell to the Taliban, officials said on Monday.



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    2 dead, 18 wounded in Helmand suicide attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two people, including a policeman, were killed and 18 others wounded on Monday when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan National Police (ANP) in Lashkargah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.



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    Efforts on to grab Academy of Sciences’ compound

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Academy of Sciences director on Sunday alleged that an official was making efforts, with the complicity of some attorneys and police, to grab a building of the institute.



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    Students among 5 killed in fresh violence

    JALALABAD/MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): At least five civilians, including two students, were killed and three others wounded in separate incidents of violence in different parts of the country, officials said Sunday.



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    23 rebels killed in drone strikes

    QALA-I-NAW/HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Twenty-three fighters were killed in drone strikes by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the west of the country, officials said Sunday.



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    4 policemen lost to Badakhshan bombing

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three border policemen, including their commander, were killed in a roadside bombing in the Ashkimish district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday.