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    Soldiers among 9 killed in Charkh fighting

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Authorities in central Logar province on Sunday confirmed the death of four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and five rebels in coordinated attacks on security posts.



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    24 killed in fresh wave of violence

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed in a suicide attack in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province while five Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel and 17 militants lost their lives in separate security incidents, an official said on Sunday.



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    Kunduz bigwigs refuse to pay power bills

    KUNDUZ CITY: Government offices and powerful people in norther Kunduz province do not pay electricity bills, an official alleged on Saturday



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    District police chief killed in explosion

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The acting police chief for Spera district was killed and four others, including three of his guards, were wounded in a bomb attack in southeastern Khost province on Saturday.



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    4 bankers rescued from kidnappers

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Police rescued four bankers from kidnappers in northern Jawzjan province on Saturday, but the branch manager is still in his captors’ custody.



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    Ex-mayor detained on graft charges

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A former mayor for southern Ghazni province was arrested on Saturday on corruption charges in compliance with Supreme Court orders, an official said.



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    Jihadi leader’s death sparks deadly clash

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Sparked by the assassination of a former jihadi commander in western Ghor province, a clash between two rival groups has left five people dead so far, an official said on Saturday.



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    9 killed in Greshk suicide car bombing

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Nine people were killed in a suicide car bombing targetting a security convoy in southern Helmand province on Saturday, an official said.



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    4 missing women found dead in Farah City

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The dead bodies of four women, who had gone missing three days back, were found in the capital of western Farah province on Friday, an official said.



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    8 insurgents killed in Kapisa offensive

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Eight armed rebels have been killed and six others wounded during a search operation in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, officials said on Friday.