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    3 injured in an attack on aid agency office

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A former mujahideen commander mounted an armed assault on the office of an aid organisation, leaving three people injured, in central Parwan province on Wednesday.



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    3 rebels killed, 6 wounded in Kunduz clash

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Three militants, including a notorious commander, were killed and six others wounded in an overnight clash with security forces in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    20 rebels dead in Waziristan drone strike

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid a full-scale military operation, a US drone strike in the embattled North Waziristan Agency (NWA) left 20 insurgents dead on Wednesday, Pakistani media reported.



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    Suicide bombers among 19 killed in Paktia offensive

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): At least nineteen rebels, including ten suicide bombers, were killed and another arrested during an operation in the Sayyed Karam district of southeastern Paktia province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Rockets fired at airport, causing no casualties

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two rockets were fired at the Kabul International Airport on Wednesday morning, which landed close to the facility, but caused no casualties or damage, officials said. 



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    ‘Convicted Pakistani journalist aided Afghan rebels’

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A Pakistani television journalist was sentenced to four years in prison on the basis of evidence proving his guilt of assisting Afghan militants, judicial officials in eastern Nangarhar province said on Tuesday.



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    Bike bomb kills two police in Kandahar

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle killed two policemen on Tuesday, an official said.



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    16 Taliban killed in Faryab encounters

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Officials in northern Faryab province said that 16 Taliban militants and three policemen had been killed in separate clashes on Tuesday.



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    Sangin fighting blamed on weak command

     

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed provincial police chief said on Tuesday the fighting in Sangin district of southern Helmand had prolonged because of weak command and negligence.