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    A dozen deminers killed in Helmand assault

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A dozen deminers were killed and several others wounded in the Washer district of southern Helmand province on Saturday, officials said.



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    300kg drugs seized in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police have seized 300 kilograms of drugs in northern Kunduz province, an official said Saturday.



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    ISAF loses 2 soldiers to insurgent attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Saturday announced the killing of two service members in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan.



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    168 rebels dead in Zabul operations: ANA

    QALAT (Pajhwok): At least 168 insurgents have been killed during the last eight months of anti-militants offensives by the Afghan National Army (ANA) in southern Zabul province, officials said on Saturday.



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    10 kidnapped police rescued in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Ten Public Order Police personnel, who were kidnapped by Taliban 45 days back, have been rescued during an operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Bomb damages foreign troops’ vehicle

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A vehicle of foreign troops was partially damaged after striking a roadside bomb in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    UNSC backs agreement to train Afghan forces

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday stoutly supported the new agreement for NATO to advise, train, and assist Afghan security forces after its combat operations end on Dec 31, media reports Saturday.



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    Supreme Court official shot dead in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead an official of the Supreme Court in broad daylight in the capital Kabul on Saturday, the victim's relative said.



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    Haqqani network behind school attack: NDS

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The overnight suicide attack on a French-run school in the central capital was plotted by the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, the Afghan spy service claimed on Friday.



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    6 Jundullah fighters detained in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Six militants linked to the Jandullah network have been arrested and four others killed in northern Baghlan province, officials said on Friday.