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    5 civilians killed, 14 wounded in Uruzgan blasts

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Five civilians were killed and 14 others wounded during two separate bomb blasts in central Uruzgan province, officials said Saturday.



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    Bomber strikes Helmand police HQ

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A suicide attacker blew himself up inside the police headquarters of southern Helmand province, killing one police guard and injuring five others on Saturday.



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    2 killed, 6 injured in Khost blast

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A bomb blast rocked the capital of southeastern Khost province on Friday afternoon, killing at least two people and injuring six others, including police and civilians, officials said.



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    Nad Ali police chief survives bomb attack

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A district police chief and his guards escaped unhurt on Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their vehicle in southern Helmand province, an official said.



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    Local police commander gunned down in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban insurgents shot dead a local police commander along with his guest in a mountainous area in northern Balkh province, police said on Friday.



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    Group attack on Kunduz military base foiled

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces arrested a 5-member group of insurgents who were planning to launch an organised attack on a military base in northern Kunduz province, police said on Thursday.



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    Pakistan slows down shelling after BSA signing

     ASADABAD (Pajhwok): The governor on Thursday said Pakistan has slowed down rocket shelling into eastern Kunar province but has not stopped yet.



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    2 kidnapped Pakistani engineers rescued

    SHIBREGHAN (Pajhwok): Two militants, including a Pakistani, and a policeman were killed during a clash in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday, when two abducted Pakistani engineers were rescued from their captors.



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    Gang-rape convict’s sister attempts suicide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A sister of an executed gang-rape convict has attempted to commit suicide with her late brother’s pistol in the Paghman district of Kabul, an official said on Thursday.



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    Hanged men's bodies released to families

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The corpses of five men executed a day earlier at the Pul-i-Charkhi prison and of a notorious criminal Habib Istalif were on Thursday handed over to their families, an official said.