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    Taliban’s district chief among 10 killed

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A Taliban-designated district chief and nine other militants have been killed during separate operations in Kunduz and Sar-i-Pul provinces, officials said on Wednesday.



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    5 police among 6 dead in fresh violence

    GHAZNI CITY/ MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): In a pre-dawn attack, militants gunned down a leading tribal elder in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, the governors’ spokesman said.



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    Intelligence agent killed in Badghis ambush

    QALA-I-Naw (Pajhwok): One National Directorate of Security (NDS) agent was killed and five others were wounded in a militant ambush in western Badghis province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    16 fighters eliminated in Logar offensive

    PUL-I-ALM (Pajhwok): At least 16 insurgents have been killed in an offensive followed by air strikes in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province, a military commander claimed on Tuesday.



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    2 insurgents killed in attack on police post

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Armed militants stormed a police post on the boundary between eastern Nuristan and Kunar provinces and the ensuing fight left two insurgents dead and as many wounded, a police officer said on Tuesday.



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    5 districts cut off from Badakhshan capital

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Militants have cut off five districts from Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, by damaging a key road, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Reinforcements dispatched to Musa Qala

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Fresh soldiers have been sent to the Musa Qala district of southern Helmand province, security officials said on Monday.



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    2 dead, 6 hurt in Pakistan attack on Kunar

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Governor Shujaul-Mulk Jalala on Monday claimed two civilians were killed and six others wounded in fresh Pakistani rocket attacks on eastern Kunar province.



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    ANA-fired mortar kills 2 of a family

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): Two people of a family were killed and three others wounded when a mortar shell fired by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers hit a house in western Farah province, a tribal elder claimed on Monday.



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    Ghazni attack causes financial losses

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in south-eastern Ghazni province said on Monday last week’s terrorist attack had inflicted heavy financial losses in addition to claiming several lives.