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    640kg of opium seized in separate operations

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have seized 640 kilograms of opium during separate operations in Helmand and Badakhshan provinces, the Ministry of Interior announced on Friday.



    Security and Crime

    Rebels have no excuse to fight on: Kunaris

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Happy over foreign troops’ withdrawal from eastern Kunar province, residents on Thursday said the insurgents were left with no excuse to continue fighting.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    State land recovered from ex-VP’s brother

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Justice Department on Thursday said some 500 acres of state-owned land had been retaken from an influential figure in northern Baghlan province.



    Security and Crime

    3 children burnt to death in Greshk clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok):  A fire erupted inside a home during a clash between police and Taliban militants in the Greshk town of southern Helmand province, burning to death three children, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    NATO-led troops quit last base in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok):  Transferring their last base to Afghan counterparts, NATO-led foreign troops have pulled out from eastern Kunar province, the provincial police chief said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    9 Hazara men gunned down in Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine members of the minority Hazara community were gunned down Quetta, the capital of Pakistan’s southern Balochistan province, on Thursday morning.



    Security and Crime

    3 govt held detained on graft charges

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Three government employees, including the deputy head of the provincial, have been detained on charges of embezzlement in southern Khost province, an official said on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    10 soldiers killed in security incidents

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ten Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during separate incidents in different parts of the country in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Thursday.