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    2 dead in truck bomb attack on foreign firm

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide truck bomb attack targeted at a compound housing foreign contractors killed two Afghan guards and injured three Afghan civilians and a foreigner in the Tarakhel area of central capital Kabul on Tuesday morning, officials said.



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    Kapisa couple publicly whipped for adultery

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A couple was publicly whipped on the charge of adultery after a legal hearing in the Kohistan-I district of central Kapisa province, police said on Monday.



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    Robbery gang held from candidate’s home

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Police detained six armed robbers from the house of a failing provincial council candidate during a raid in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Monday.



    Security and Crime

    12 rebels killed in Takhar offensive

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): At least 12 Taliban insurgents have been killed and 15 others wounded during a military offensive in northern Takhar province, an official said on Monday.



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    Taliban kill 4 bus passengers in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants pulled more than a dozen passengers from a bus and shot dead four of them in western Farah province on Monday, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    11 rebels, 2 ANA soldiers killed in Kunduz, Ghor

    KUNDUZ/FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen militants and two Afghan soldiers have been killed during separate security incidents in Kunduz and Ghor provinces, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Monday.



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    Schools closing Taliban leader killed

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A Taliban commander, who ordered all schools closed in the Haskamina district of eastern Nangarhar province, has been killed in a US drone strike, an official said on Monday.



    Women,Security and Crime

    Half a dozen women killed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two women have been killed in northern Faryab province, increasing the number of females killed in the province this solar year to 18.



    Governance,Security and Crime

    Herat PC elects chief amid protest outside

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  Supporters of failed provincial council candidates on Sunday staged a fresh protest demonstration in western Herat province, vowing not to allow those involved in fraud to enter the provincial council office.



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    Gen. Karimi vows solution to Wardak insecurity

    MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Chief of Army Staff Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi on Sunday promised finding solution to security problems in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.