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    Prisoner found dead, relatives claim murder

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A prisoner apparently committed suicide by hanging himself at the central jail of northern Baghlan province, an official said on Sunday.



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    ALP loots houses in garb of operation

    KUNDUZ CITY/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A three-day operation against militants ended with the clearance of 10 villages in northern Kunduz province, but residents claimed Afghan Local Police (ALP) had looted their houses.



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    Taliban kill students on spying charges

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed rebels have killed two students in eastern Kunar province on charges of spying on them, an official said on Saturday.



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    Bagram religious scholar injured in blast

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Bagram Ulema Council head Maulana Ahmad Shah has been injured in a bomb attack, the district’s administrative chief said on Saturday.



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    Clashes in Sar-i-Pul claim 5 lives

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Fresh clashes between armed rebels and security forces in north western Sar-i-Pul province have claimed five lives, an official said on Saturday.



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    Afghan rebel leader killed in Waziristan clash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A militant commander, who was recently freed from the Bagram jail, has been killed in clashes with Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency, the Pakistani Taliban said on Saturday.



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    Robbers posing as policemen detained in Khost

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday claimed busting a group of armed thieves in police uniforms in southeastern Khost province.



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    ISAF arms find way to Pakistani black market

    KABUL (Pajhwok): American and ISAF assault rifles and handguns have found their way to illegal arms markets in Pakistan’s lawless tribal region, a newspaper reported on Saturday.



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    Police among 14 killed in Laghman, Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants, a civilian and four police personnel have been killed in different incidents in eastern Laghman and Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday.



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    4 rebels blown up by own bomb in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four insurgents have been killed by the roadside bomb they were planting on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said on Friday.