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    25 Taliban killed in operations: MoI

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-five armed Taliban were killed, 10 wounded and four others arrested in counter insurgency operations by Afghan security forces over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior said on Thursday.



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    6 uprising members killed in Faryab blast

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six people including the provincial youth movement council head were killed in a roadside bombing in the Garziwan district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    14 security personnel killed in Khost, Logar

    KHOST CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): At least 14 security personnel have been killed by armed rebels in southeastern Khost and central Logar provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Drug traffickers detained at Kabul airport

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four drug smugglers were detained at the Kabul airport while a third individual was arrested on robbery charges in the capital on Wednesday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.



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    Nad Ali district chief killed in militant attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Naad Ali district chief was killed along with his two bodyguards and six others were wounded in a militant attack in southern Helmand province, an official said Wednesday.



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    Convicted ex-mayor of Khost finally jailed

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A former mayor of southeastern Khost province was sent to jail on Tuesday, eight months after he had been sentenced to seven years in imprisonment by a local court in a corruption case, an official said.



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    NATO base in Helmand set to change hands

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) would transfer its biggest base in southern Helmand province to Afghan forces on October 26, an official said on Tuesday.



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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.