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    Security personnel accused of killing 6 civilians

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Residents of the Khakrez district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday accused security forces of killing six members of a family, including women and children, in a mortar fire incident.



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    Police, rebels among 9 killed in clashes

     

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two policemen and five Taliban militants were killed during clashes in Zabul, Uruzgan and Helmand provinces on Tuesday.



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    Sar-i-Pul clash toll mounts to 39

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): At least 14 security personnel and 25 Taliban were killed in an overnight clash in northern Sur-i-Pul province, a senior official said on Tuesday.



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    Badakhshan blast leaves 3 children dead

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and five others wounded in a mortar explosion in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Education officials die in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A district education officer was killed along with a teacher in a roadside bombing in southern Helmand province on Monday.



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    2 civilians killed, 3 injured in Kabul blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two civilians were killed and three others wounded in a bomb blast in the 5th police district of Kabul on Tuesday, an official said.



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    At least 37 killed in Sar-i-Pul clash

    SARI-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): At least 14 security personnel and 23 Taliban fighters, including a notorious commander Mullah Nadir, were killed during an hours-long fierce gunbattle in northern Sar-i-Pul province, the governor said on Monday.



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    Over 400 cases of violence against women in Herat

    HEART CITY (Pajhwok): In the western Herat province, more than 400 cases of violence against women have been reported during the past six months alone, officials said on Monday.



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    Taliban capture ALP post after insider attack

    TRINIKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Monday claimed overrunning a local police check-post after an insider attack in central Uruzgan province.