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Civilian casualties up by 3pc in Helmand: Rights watchdog

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Jan 14, 2016 - 16:13
LASGHKARGAH (Pajhwok): More than 700 civilians have suffered casualties in the past one year in southern Helmand province, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said on Thursday. AIHRC official Mohammad Bilal Siddiqui told a...
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Dozens injured, hundreds of houses damaged by quake

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Dec 26, 2015 - 10:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A strong earthquake rattled parts of Afghanistan, injuring a dozen of people in Nangarhar and damaging 280 houses in Badakhshan, officials said on Saturday. The 6.3 magnitude quake, with its epicenter in the Ishkashim district...
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40 dead, 340 injured as Kunduz violence continues

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Oct 01, 2015 - 20:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The death toll from the clashes in the capital of northern Kunduz province has reached 40 with another 340 people, mostly civilians, sustaining injuries, the Ministry of Public Health announced on Thursday. Public Health Ministry...
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Scores of Taliban dead, injured in Musa Kala operation: Military

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Aug 28, 2015 - 11:54
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least 138 militants have been killed and wounded during fierce fighting in the Musa Kala district of southern Helmand province, the spokesman of the 215 th Maiwand Military Corps said.
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14 militants dead, 12 injured in Kandahar, Wardak violence

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Aug 22, 2015 - 16:35
MAIDAN CITY/KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): At least 14 militants were killed and nine others wounded in southern Kandahar and central Maidan provinces in different security incidents, officials said on Saturday.
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Civilian among 5 dead in Zabul gunbattle, blast

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Jul 25, 2015 - 10:13
QALAT (Pajhwok): As many as four Taliban fighters and a civilian were killed and three more people wounded in two separate incidents in southern Zabul province, an official said on Saturday.
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5 ANA soldiers, 14 rebels killed in fresh violence

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Jul 22, 2015 - 14:15
GHAZNI CITY/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Fourteen Taliban insurgents and five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed during clashes in southern Ghazni and northern Balkh provinces, the military and the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday...
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Kids among 30 killed in Logar, Helmand clashes

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Jul 09, 2015 - 17:22
LASHKARGAH/PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A stray mortar shell hit a house and killed two children in central Logar province as security officials said 28 militants were killed in Logar and southern Helmand provinces.
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9 militants dead in Nangarhar drone strike, clashes

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Jul 08, 2015 - 12:02
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Nine insurgents have been killed and 8 wounded in US drone strike and clashes with security forces in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Wednesday. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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16 people killed & wounded in separate incidents

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Jul 01, 2015 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eight people, including four civilians, have been killed and as many injured during different incidents in Maidan Wardak, Herat and Badghis provinces, officials said on Wednesday.
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Paktika fighting leaves 14 insurgents dead

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Jul 01, 2015 - 15:16
SHARAN (Pajhwok): At least 14 militants were killed and several other wounded in fierce fighting between security forces and Taliban in Gomal district in southeastern Paktika province, an authority said on Wednesday.
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14 civilians dead, 5 hurt in Helmand landmine blast

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Jun 20, 2015 - 20:38
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Fourteen civilians were killed and five others wounded when their vehicle they were travelling in hit a landmine in the Marjah district in southern Helmand province on Saturday evening, the governor’s spokesman said.
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Casualties as forces, rebels clash in Helmand, Wardak

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Jun 18, 2015 - 15:48
LASHKARGAH/ MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): There were conflicting reports of casualties following a fierce clash between Taliban and Afghan security forces when rebels stormed police check posts in the Musa Qala district in southern Helmand province, provincial police chief said on Thursday.
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3 NDS officials, district attorney killed

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Jun 11, 2015 - 16:17
ZARANJ/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three intelligence officials, two Taliban militants and a district attorney have been killed in separate incidents in Faryab and Nimroz provinces, officials said on Thursday. Nimroz National Directorate of Security (NDS)...
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6 rebels killed in overnight Farah clash

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Jun 08, 2015 - 14:54
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Six Taliban insurgents were killed and another four wounded during an overnight clash with security forces in the Bala Buluk district of western Farah province, an official said. Jawad Afghan, the provincial governor’s...
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Drone hits Taliban leader's burial ceremony, 34 killed

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Jun 05, 2015 - 18:19
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): A drone targeted the burial ceremony for a slain Taliban commander on Friday afternoon in southeastern Khost province, killing 34 militants, officials said. The incident took place at around 1:30pm two kilometres from the...
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Policemen among 21 dead in Farah fighting

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Apr 05, 2015 - 13:52
FARAH (Pajhwok): At least 15 insurgents, five policemen and a civilian have been killed in Poshtrod district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday.
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6 insurgents eliminated, 10 hurt in Wardak clashes

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Mar 28, 2015 - 19:33
MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): Six insurgents were killed and 10 others wounded in different security incidents in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Saturday.
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7 civilians dead in Kunar roadside bombing

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Dec 21, 2014 - 12:19
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Seven civilians, including women and children, were killed and three others wounded as a result of roadside bombing in Narai district of eastern Kunar province on Sunday.
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Post commander among 3 police killed in blast

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Nov 19, 2014 - 21:37
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A post commander was among three policemen killed in an overnight roadside bombing in southern Helmand province, where four insurgents had been arrested, officials said on Wednesday.
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