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    2 district officials among 6 killed in Faryab, Laghman

    MAIMANA/MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two district officials, including a prosecutor and a crime branch chief, were killed by militants in Khan Cheragh district of northwestern Faryab province while three Afghan Local Police (ALP) died in a roadside bombing in eastern Laghman province, officials said Thursday.



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    7 wounded in Nangarhar explosion

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Seven people were injured following an explosion in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, an official said.



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    Sherzai’s campaigner in Helmand shot dead

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Former presidential runner Gul Agha Sherzai’s campaign manager in southern Helmand province was shot dead in Lashkargah on Wednesday evening.



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    Amid conflicting claims, fighting on in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Official in northern Kunduz province on Wednesday said at least 10 rebels had been killed while Taliban claimed capturing six check-posts.



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    Taliban execute illegal militia leader

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants reportedly executed an illegal militia commander accused of killing civilians in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Talks underway with Taliban in Sangin

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The special commander of security forces in southern Helmand province on Wednesday said negotiations had been launched with Taliban insurgents to end the conflict in Sangin district.



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    9 rebels killed, 16 wounded in clashes

    SAR-I-PUL/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): At least nine insurgents were killed and more than a dozen wounded during clashes in different parts of the country, officials said on Wednesday.



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    3 municipality workers injured in blast

     KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Three workers of the Kandahar Municipality were wounded on Wednesday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the southern province, an official said.



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    Warlords’ rivalry forces many to flee Kapisa

    MAHMUD-I-RAQI (Pajhwok): Continued fighting between two warlords in central Kapisa province has forced many residents to leave homes for safer places, local said on Wednesday.



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    Police officer’s appointment sparks attack

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Gunmen mounted an attack on the Deh Sala district headquarters in northern Baghlan province with heavy weapons following the appointment of a new district police chief, an official said on Wednesday.