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    7 militants killed in joint operation

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Seven militants were killed and 10 others detained in central Kapisa province on Wednesday, an official of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said.

    Security and Crime

    10 lives lost to Election Day violence

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Election-related violence in different parts of the country left 10 people, including civilians, dead and several others wounded on Saturday, officials said.

    Security and Crime

    Kunar drone strike leaves 8 militants dead

    ASADABAD/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): At least eight militants, including a notorious commander, were killed in a drone strike in eastern Kunar province, the police chief said Thursday.

    Security and Crime

    Rebel commanders among 12 killed in Faryab

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A dozen militants including three commanders have been killed in a security operation in north eastern Faryab province, officials said on Tuesday.

    Security and Crime

    Security men among 24 killed in Sar-i-Pul offensive

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Twenty-four persons have been killed and nine others injured in offensives launched in the Sayyad district of central Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Monday.

    Security and Crime

    Police among 7 killed in Helmand clash

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Five armed rebels and two border police members were killed in a clash in the Khanshin district of southern Helmand province on Tuesday, an official said.

    Security and Crime

    9 rebels eliminated in Nangarhar

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nine armed rebels were killed in a security operation in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Monday.

    Security and Crime,Culture

    Rebels can’t bust our morale: Gen. Sherzad

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday said guerrilla attacks would not bust their morale, pledging continued efforts to hold transparent presidential elections.

    Security and Crime

    Rebel leader among 7 killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Seven armed rebels, including a commander, were killed and six others wounded during an operation in the Chahar Dara district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.

    Security and Crime

    6 rebels killed in Kandahar operation

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Security officials in southern Kandahar province on Saturday claimed killing six militants.