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Kunar governor’s convoy comes under attack

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Jan 27, 2016 - 21:00
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A convoy of vehicles carrying the governor and other senior officials came under attack in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, but there were no casualties.
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UNMAS condemns attack on deminers in Helmand

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Jan 27, 2016 - 19:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) on Wednesday strongly condemned a gun attack on a demining team of Demining Agency For Afghanistan (DAFA) in southern Helmand province, killing four workers. In a statement, UNMAS said...
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Rocket hits microfinance bank in Charikar; no casualties

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Jan 16, 2016 - 14:47
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A rocket fired by militants hit a microfinance bank in the central province of Parwan, causing no casualties, an official said on Saturday. The Aga Khan Microfinance Bank’s building in Charikar, the capital of Parwan came under...
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Afghan diplomat’s house comes under attack in Peshawar

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Jan 15, 2016 - 15:37
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The residence of an Afghan consulate official came under attack in northwestern Pakistan in the wee hours of Friday, police said. But the consulate official, Humayun Yousafzai, escaped unhurt in the predawn gun assault on his...
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3 policemen dead in Faryab, Badakhshan attacks

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Jan 07, 2016 - 11:43
MAIMANA/FIAZABAD (Pajhwok): Three policemen have been killed in separate attacks in northern Faryab Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Thursday. The Taliban killed two policemen on the Qaisar-Ghormach highway and took away their weapons, the...
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7 wounded in attack on Indian consulate in Balkh

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Jan 04, 2016 - 10:44
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Seven people have been wounded in an ongoing attack on the Indian consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, officials said on Monday. Deputy police chief Col. Abdul Razzaq Qadiri told Pajhwok...
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11 dead as clash near Spanish embassy in Kabul ends

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Dec 12, 2015 - 09:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gunbattles around the Spanish embassy in a heavily fortified neighbourhood of Kabul ended with the killing of at least 11 people on Saturday morning, officials said. The clashes began on Saturday evening when the Taliban stormed a...
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Taliban militants storm Kandahar airport; clash ongoing

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Dec 08, 2015 - 19:29
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban fighters on Tuesday evening forced their way into the Kandahar International Airport, triggering a clash with security personnel, but there is no report regarding casualties so far.
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Kabul guesthouse attack ends with killing of 4 bombers

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Oct 06, 2015 - 09:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): A coordinated Taliban attack on a guesthouse in the seventh police district of Kabul ended with the killing of four bombers by security forces, an official said Tuesday.
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3 more northern districts fall to resurgent Taliban fighters

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Oct 01, 2015 - 13:12
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): The Tala wa Barfak district of northern Baghlan province has been overrun by the Taliban, who also captured the Khawaja Ghar town of Takhar province, residents and officials said on Thursday.
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35 Daesh rebels killed as fight on Achin district ends

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Sep 27, 2015 - 11:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Local security officials on Sunday said that the Islamic State (IS) or Daesh rebels’ attacks on Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province were pushed back by Afghan security forces with killing 35 fighters of the militant...
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4 killed, 41 wounded in Paghman suicide attack

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Sep 16, 2015 - 12:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber on Wednesday struck the Paghman district police headquarters in Kabul, killing four people, including a crime branch official.
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50 dead, wounded in Friday night’s suicide attacks: MoI

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Aug 08, 2015 - 16:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday confirmed over 50 civilians and security personnel were killed and wounded during two separate attacks in the capital Kabul on Friday night.
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12 rebels, 3 civilians killed in Zurmat attack

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Jul 08, 2015 - 20:50
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Twelve attackers and three civilians were killed during a clash with police in the Zurmat district of southeastern Paktia province on Wednesday, an official said.
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1 official, 3 gunmen dead in NDS office attack

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Jul 07, 2015 - 14:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least three gunmen and an intelligence official were killed when gunmen on Tuesday mounted attack on the office of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in Rahman Mena locality of capital Kabul, a police official said
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11 ANA soldiers dead in rebels attack in Herat

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Jun 29, 2015 - 10:22
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eleven Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed and nine others wounded when militants ambushed ANA convoy in western Herat province on Monday, an official said.
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Grishk district chief survives Taliban attack

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Jun 18, 2015 - 14:04
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Grishk district chief escaped unhurt in an attack by armed militants in southern Helmand province on Thursday but his two guards were killed in the ambush, the governor’s spokesman said.
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Nangarhar governor’s convoy comes under attack

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Jun 10, 2015 - 14:57
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A convoy of vehicles carrying the governor came under attack from insurgents on Wednesday in the Momand Dara district of eastern Nangarhar province, a public representative said. Zabihullah Zamarai, a member of the provincial...
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Nangarhar police HQ onslaught ends as 5 attackers killed

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Jun 01, 2015 - 09:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least five fighters were killed and nine policemen, six civilians were wounded and the sixth fighter was arrested when militants launched coordinated attack on police headquarters in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.
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Kandahar clash ends with killing of 2 bombers

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May 26, 2015 - 10:55
KNDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A gun battle that erupted on Monday night between police and militants ended after 18-hour with the killing of two suicide bombers, director National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Tuesday.
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