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    Foreign rebels threaten Kapisa residents

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A number of residents of central Kapisa province complain of a heavy influx of foreign militants into the province, killing and threatening civilians. They urge the government to control the security situation.



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    89 dead in Orgun market bombing

    SHARAN/KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly 90 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded in a powerful explosion in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province on Tuesday, officials said.



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    2 Presidential Palace workers killed, 5 hurt in blast

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two government employees were killed and five others wounded in a bomb attack in the 12th police district of the central capital Kabul on Tuesday morning, an official said.



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    Gunmen impeding population census in Kapisa

    MAHMODRAQI (Pajhwok): Militants in Alasai and Tagab districts of central Kapisa province prevent a population census, warning workers to halt the drive or face death, officials said on Monday.



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    Security men among 5 killed in fresh bout of violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three security personnel, two rebels were killed and a notorious militant commander was arrested over the past two days in various provinces, officials said Monday.



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    Child among 6 killed in incidents of violence

    MAIMANA/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least six people, including a child, were killed and six others wounded in separate incidents of violence in northern Baghlan and northwestern Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    Senior militants among 12 held in Balk

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A military commander and three shadow district chiefs were among 12 militants arrested in the northern Balk province, an official said on Sunday.



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    Taliban landmine supplier detained

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Security forces in central Logar province on Sunday claimed arresting a militant involved in supplying landmines to the Taliban.



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    1 killed, 3 injured in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): One civilian was killed and three others wounded when gunmen attacked a passenger bus in southern Helmand province on Sunday morning, an official said.