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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    Badakhshan police chief wounded in blast

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The police chief for northeastern Badakhshan province was wounded in a roadside bombing that killed one policeman, officials said on Sunday.



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    6 suspects held in cleric murder case

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police detained six people after an exchange of gunfire in connection with the killing of a Shiite cleric in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.



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    6 suspects held in cleric murder case

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police detained six people after an exchange of gunfire in connection with the killing of a Shiite cleric in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.



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    3 killed as female MP survives car bombing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A female lawmaker was wounded in a car suicide bomb attack that killed three bystanders and injured another more than 20 in the heavily-fortified central capital Kabul on Sunday.



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    Policeman claims defusing 6000 bombs

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A police official on Saturday said he had defused more than 6000 roadside bombs, a Taliban’s weapon of choice, in a period of seven years.