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    Unexploded ordnance claims 100 lives each month

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Mine Action Coordination Centre of Afghanistan (MACCA) on Thursday said about 100 people suffered casualties each month in explosions caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO), with more than 4,000 areas still littered with such devices.



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    11 police dead in Kunduz, Faryab attacks

    KUNDUZ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least eight local and three national policemen have been killed in terrorist attacks in northern Kunduz and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Thursday.



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    2 NATO soldiers injured in Parwan blast

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Two foreign soldiers sustained injuries in a roadside bombing in the Bagram district of central Parwan province on Thursday, an official said.



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    1 dead, 20 injured in Faryab explosion

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): An explosion in northwestern Faryab province left one man dead and over 20 others injured, official said on Thursday.



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    Logar militants seize DAFA driver, vehicles

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Taliban have seized a driver and two vehicles of a demining organisation in the Khoshi district of central Logar province, officials said on Thursday.



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    6 civilians wounded in Spin Boldak blast

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least six civilians were wounded in a bomb blast in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Ghazni, Helmand prosecutors shot dead

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A kidnapped appellant prosecutor for southern Ghazni province was found dead while his counterpart for Helmand province was gunned down by unidentified assailants, officials said on Thursday.



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    25 child deaths linked to sexual assaults

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Powerful individuals, illegal commanders and armed men were involved in most of 245 sexual abuse cases occurred in various provinces over the past six months, a survey said on Wednesday.



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    Forces ready for transition: Mohammadi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Calling 2014 the deadliest in 13 years and full of challenges, the defence minister on Wednesday said Afghan forces had the ability to deal with resurgent militants.