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Peshawar school massacre: 5 detainees being probed

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Jan 17, 2015 - 13:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five men detained for their alleged involvement in a deadly attack on an army-run school in Peshawar are currently being investigated by Afghan security forces, an official confirmed on Saturday. Based on actionable intelligence...
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7 FC personnel killed in Balochistan attack

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Jan 12, 2015 - 11:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven security personnel were killed in a militant attack on their check-post in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan on Monday.
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Suicide attacker was Logar ALP chief's nephew

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Nov 12, 2014 - 15:08
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Monday’s suicide attack that killed the Afghan Local Police (ALP) chief for central Logar province, Sabz Ali, was carried out by his nephew, also a member of the force, officials said on Wednesday.
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Winners of smartphone app event named

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Oct 30, 2014 - 11:57
KABUL (Pajhwok): The winners of Afghanistan’s first smartphone app awards were announced at the Afghan Mobile Business event, which scheduled to conclude with a job fair on Friday.
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Farah intelligence officer gunned down

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Oct 24, 2014 - 18:36
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): An intelligence officer was gunned down in an attack in western Farah province, officials said on Friday.
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4 civilians injured in Mazar-i-Sharif blast (Video)

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Sep 24, 2014 - 18:56
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Four civilians were wounded in a pre-noon explosion in the capital of northern Balkh province on Wednesday, an official said. The bomb exploded in the Ibn-i-Sena Square northeast of the Hazrat Ali (RA) mausoleum at 11am,...
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14 police detained on criminal charges (Video)

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Sep 24, 2014 - 10:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): Fourteen police officials have been detained on charges of committing different crimes, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Monday. MoI spokesman Siddiqui Siddique told reporters in Kabul the ministry’s crime branch and...
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ISAF loses 3 soldiers to Kabul suicide attack (Video)

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Sep 16, 2014 - 13:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): AT least three International Security Assistance Forces ( ISAF ) soldiers were killed and several others wounded on Tuesday when their convoy was attacked by a suicide attacker in the capital Kabul, officials said. An Afghan...
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Peace Council behind Al-Qaeda man release: Police (Video)

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Aug 31, 2014 - 16:09
KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Police in northern Kunduz province claimed on Saturday that a leading alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist, Qari Bilal, has been arrested several times but managed to free himself from prison with the connivance of Peace Council. Police said...
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10 labourers gunned down in Farah (Video)

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Aug 31, 2014 - 16:08
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead 10 labourers and injured five others in the Pusht-i-Koh district of western Farah province on Saturday, an official said. The victims were on motorbikes when they came under attack in Pul-i-Pushta...
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Doab operation ends with killing of 28 rebels (Video)

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Aug 31, 2014 - 13:55
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Security officials on Saturday said that the Doab district of eastern Nuristan province has been completely brought under government’s control as a result of a joint operation that left 28 insurgents dead. 201st Selab Military...
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8 killed, 59 injured in Jalalabad attack (Video)

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Aug 30, 2014 - 15:58
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Six heavily armed insurgents were killed after they stormed the National Directorate of Security ( NDS ) headquarters in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province on Saturday, an assault that left 59 residents and security...
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Khanabad cleared, 21 rebels eliminated (Video)

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Aug 30, 2014 - 10:54
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Security forces cleared of militants all villages in the Khanabad district of northwestern Kunduz province over the past 24 hours, killing 21 militants, police said on Thursday. Rebel hideouts were destroyed during the...
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District police chief injured in suicide attack

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Jul 24, 2014 - 10:20
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The police chief for Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province was injured along with his two guards in a suicide bombing early Wednesday morning, an official said. Col. Ghulam Muhayuddin was targeted by the bomber in...
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MoD revises blast toll: 42 dead, 67 wounded (Video)

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Jul 17, 2014 - 13:45
SHARAN (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday said 42 people were killed and 67 others wounded in Tuesday’s suicide bombing in the Orgun district of southeastern Paktika province. The blast took place at around 11:00 on Tuesday in a...
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89 dead in Orgun market bombing (Video)

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Jul 16, 2014 - 10:59
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. Malim Raza Kharotai, the district's administrative chief...
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400 oil tankers torched outside Kabul (Video)

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Jul 05, 2014 - 15:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 400 tankers reportedly transporting oil for security forces caught fire overnight in Paghman district outside the capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday. The Taliban said they launched a rocket attack on the tankers...
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Militants retreating from Sangin (Video)

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Jun 28, 2014 - 17:48
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Heavily armed militants are retreating as a result of a counter-offensive by Afghan security forces in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday. Brig. Gen. Baqizoy, the provincial police...
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Wardak police chief escapes unhurt in attack

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Jun 26, 2014 - 14:59
MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): The police chief of central Maidan Wardak province escaped unhurt in a militant attack in Nirkh district on Thursday, but his driver and guard were injured.
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37 vehicles torched in attack on NATO terminal (Video)

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Jun 21, 2014 - 19:03
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three armed insurgents were killed and two drivers during an attack on a truck terminal of foreign troops in the Torkham border town of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials said. Public Order Police Commander Col...
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