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    Clearing operations underway in north: police

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Security forces have launched clearing operations in northern provinces to improve security in the region and thwart rebel operations, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Rebel commander among 6 killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Provincial police on Tuesday claimed killing six militants, including a Taliban commander, in northern Kunduz province.



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    15 rebels killed in Maidan, Kapisa clashes

    MAIDAN SHAHAR/MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Fifteen insurgents have been killed and 23 others wounded in a series of operations in central Maidan Wardak and Kapisa provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



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    ISAF loses soldier to rebel attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier was killed in eastern Afghanistan, the alliance said on Tuesday.



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    Residents help repel Narai attack: Jalala

    ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Afghan security forces, backed by residents, repelled a massive attack by militants on border police posts in the Narai district of eastern Kunar province, the governor said on Monday.



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    Campaign to disarm illegal gunmen launched

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Security forces on Monday started disarming irresponsible individuals in central Parwan province amid growing concerns among residents about the presence of a large number of illegal gunmen.



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    44 residents, Taliban dead in Kunduz clashes

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Local authorities in northern Kunduz province said on Monday at least 20 civilians, including women and children, and 27 rebels had been killed in recent clashes.



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    No justice for civilians killed by NATO: Amnesty

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A New York-based human rights watchdog on Monday said the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed by US/NATO forces had been left without justice.



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    Dozens of rebels dead in Khogyani offensive

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thirty-seven rebels were killed or wounded during the ongoing operations in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.



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    Tribal elder among 4 civilians killed

    HERAT CITY/GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least four civilians, including a tribal elder, have been killed and three others wounded in violence in different parts of the country, officials said on Monday.