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    ALP accused of occupying civilian homes

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Afghan Local Police (ALP) members have allegedly occupied civilian homes in the Qarabagh district of southern Ghazni province, using them as security posts.

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    Man, girl gunned down in Ghazni clash

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The spouse of a female provincial council member was gunned down by a neighbour in revenge for the killing of his daughter in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Thursday.


    After Taliban attack, Ghazni picking up pieces

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The recent Taliban truck bomb attack has destroyed thousands of historic books and a number of artifacts at the Information and Culture Department housing a public library and a museum in southern Ghazni province.

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    Rebels among 18 killed in fresh bout of violence

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgent were killed and 12 other, including six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel, wounded during clashes and an explosion in different parts of the country, officials said on Sunday.

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    Pakistan blamed for deadly Ghazni assault

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Wednesday blamed neighbouring Pakistan for last week’s deadly attack on state institution in southern Ghazni province.

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    5 police among 6 dead in fresh violence

    GHAZNI CITY/ MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): In a pre-dawn attack, militants gunned down a leading tribal elder in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province on Tuesday, the governors’ spokesman said.

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    Hajj affairs chief found dead in Ghazni

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): The Hajj affairs chief for the Waghaz district of southern Ghazni province has been found dead, an official said Monday.

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    Gunmen kill slain director’s brother

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Gunmen shot dead a brother of the slain Hajj and Religious Affairs director on his way to central Maidan Wardak province to bring the body of his brother to southern Ghazni province, an official said.


    Kidnapped Ghazni hajj director found dead

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Kidnapped Hajj and Religious Affairs director for southern Ghazni province was found dead in the Syedabad district of central Maidan Wardak province, officials said on Saturday.

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    18 rebels killed in south, centre

    GHAZNI CITY/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgents have been killed and nine others injured during separate security incidents in southern Ghazni, Helmand and central Maidan Wardak provinces, officials said on Thursday.