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    Logar governor accused of selling stolen oil

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The governor of central Logar province has allegedly sold 20,000 litres of fuel, which was stolen from an Afghan National Army (ANA)’s battalion and recovered by police, a government official said on Thursday.



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    Badakhshan heroin lab destroyed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The counternarcotics police on Thursday destroyed a heroin lab and seized hundreds of litres of chemicals used in narcotics in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said.



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    2 presidential guards injured in Paktia attack

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Two people were injured as a security convoy of President Hamid Karzai came under rebel attack in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Thursday, an official said.



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    14 fighters eliminated in Helmand clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Fourteen rebels were killed and eight others wounded during a clash in the Marja district of southern Helmand province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Rebel-fired rocket kills 2 children in Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): At least two children were killed and seven others people, including women, wounded when a rocket fired by militants hit their house in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province, an official said Thursday.



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    Attack on Kabul airport: 4 assailants killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said a five-hour assault on the Kabul International Airport ended with the killing of four attackers on Thursday, officials said.



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    12 insurgents killed in Ghazni offensive

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Twelve insurgents, including a notorious commander, were killed in Afghan security forces’ operations in different districts of southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    NDS sends aid to war-displaced families

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDS) has dispatched edible and non-edible items to war-affected and displaced families of southern Helmand province.



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    MoD revises blast toll: 42 dead, 67 wounded

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday said 42 people were killed and 67 others wounded in Tuesday’s suicide bombing in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province.